BTC Update October 2010
Math TIMSS 2007 –10 yr olds High performing school systems with high TIMSS scores Science Singapore Taiwan Hong Kong Japan Russia Latvia England 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Hong Kong Singapore Taiwan Japan Kazakhstan Russia England Have high performing teachers colleges with...certain common elements against which BTC can be judged..... TIMSS 2007 14 yr olds 8TH Grade Science Math Singapore Taiwan Japan Korea England Hungary Czech Republic Taiwan Korea Singapore Hong Kong Japan Hungary England 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Teacher education of high quality has three distinct tasks Philosophical outlook • Arab world citizenship through global education Strategic Drivers • Student-centric • Techno-centric • High Quality • Innovative • Education System focused Core competencies • Empowerment Grounded • Engagement in Arabic • Information language & • Self responsibility values • Ethical These are to uphold the values and principles of being A scientific education, A professionally relevant education And State regulated so as to develop a national education system....
This implies a strong but not over-powering State bureaucracy of professionally educated administrators, researchers, policy analysts and policy developers .”
Where access to college at all levels ...is competitive and is based on professional dispositions as well as academic attainme..nt ...students will have to go through a rigorous selection process......
Taught by faculty with extensive experience in high achieving school systems with well established procedures for the development of (local) staff skills..... which will include the development of qualifications for teaching staff at Masters, Research Degree and post-Doc levels.
Who work to develop a strong research culture ....that is highly relevant for the development of professional teaching competence and the professional knowledge base. ...staff are research active, attend research conferences and publish research papers in high quality peer reviewed journals • Bagley, C., Beach, D. &Harris, T. (2008) Review of • ECAE-Abu Dhabi. Durham University Report (p7-12)
Which is embedded in student progress “Teacher education institutions of high quality have an emphatic level of student involvement in the planning and evaluation of courses and programmes....” • Bagley, C., Beach, D. &Harris, T. (2008) Review of • ECAE-Abu Dhabi. Durham University Report (p7-12)
And relies on partnerships with agencies that focus on the needs of the child Including schools and education authorities but also other learning organisations in civic society and trade and industry....
BTC Partnerships with schools Context • Roughly 12500 teachers, 200 headmasters and 400 deputy headmasters all with 90hrs of CPD per year • 41 NIE developed CPD available modules • A new performance management system Proposal • MOE/BTC identify 100 proficient (arabic and english) teachers and administrators across all subjects and all levels of the career cadre • BTC to create a 45hr module on CPD Leadership (first course of a 36ch MAT in CPD at BTC). Taught in English. • Include two supervised CPD modules for 20 teachers and administrators in each class in the year. Taught in Arabic. ...should be integrated into programs of career long study..... BTC programs must be designed to prepared students at basic level for advanced studies and at advanced level for research studies.....
Consultant teacher (8) Senior teacher (7) Professional teacher (6) Certified teacher (5) Certified teacher (4) A nested byc/moe teacher career track EdD CPD 270hr MAT CPD 270hr PGDE BEd 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 EdD complete Start Doctorate MAT Teaching and Learning Start Masters Bachelors Years
Consultant teacher (8) Senior teacher (7) Professional teacher (6) Certified teacher (5) Certified teacher (4) A nested byc/moe teacher career track EdD CPD 270hr MAT CPD 270hr PGDE BEd 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 BTC MAT (CPD) Core Modules EdD complete Start Doctorate MAT Teaching and Learning Start Masters Bachelors Master Training Course BTC Professors Mentor Teaching Fellows BTC’s CPD Teaching Fellows Years
Curriculum Modules 45 hrs 45 hrs 30 hrs Ethics Evaluation 21 hrs 9 hrs Pedagogy Professional Skills BTC Teaching Fellows Scheme Training Domains BTC CPD Coordinator Training Hours BTC MAT (CPD) Core Module MOE T and D Master Training Course BTC Professors Mentor Teaching Fellows Coordination BTC’s CPD Teaching Fellows 100 teachers with 20 teachers in a class with English at an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent Specialist Track Primary Teacher Track Secondary Teacher Track School Leader Track
Head B.Ed. BTC organizational structure Sept 2010 MOE BTC Council UoB Council MOE/BTC Strategy MOE/BTC Coordination Dean Coordinator AdministrativeServices Associate Dean Pre Service Programs Student Information Services Head CPD Leadership Program Section Head Human Resources Coordinator BEd Cycle 1-2. Arabic & Islamic Group Student Extended Services Coordinator. CPD Leadership Program Section Head Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator BEdTech Ed Coordinator PGDE Coordinator. CPD CadreProgram Learning & Information Management • Section Head • Technology Head Teaching Practice Section Head Finance Section Head Purchasing Section Head Assets • Math and Science & ICT Education Foundation Group Education Psychology Group English Language Group
BTC Challenges • Responsible Autonomy • Purpose built campus • Faculty Recruitment • Corporate Recruitment • Admissions and bilingualism • Continuous Professional Development • Technology • Graduate Programs and research • Quality assurance • Succession Planning