How does the use of technology enhance learning?
One day conference for universities and colleges
On April 3rd I have the honor of presenting and co-hosting a conference arranged by the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training. The target group is professors and coordinators from colleges and universities working with teacher training, specifically for the program that in Norwegian is called “Kompetanse for kvalitet”. This is an initiative from the Norwegian Government and it has funded the professional development for many teachers in Norway. The goal is to strengthen the competency of the teachers in different subject areas. In my school at least 5 teachers each year have been able to study at universities and colleges since the program started in 2012. The government pays for the courses and the schools are reimbursed the cost of substitute teachers for the period, often a whole school year. There are some guidelines for these courses, one being this; the course should include knowledge of…
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