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itslearning Innovation Summit

23 – 25 January 2019 – ExCeL London & Sunborn Yacht Hotel

Nico Wirtz
German & English Teacher, John-Lennon Gymnasium Berlin

Collaboration or collapse?

How to successfully implement new approaches in school and curriculum development 

In this session, Nico Wirtz addresses typical challenges in the field of school reform. The new standards presupposed by the state’s new state-wide curriculum, implemented in 2017, demand a significantly different approach to teamwork between teachers. By showing both successes and failures in his school’s struggle to adapt to the new demands and reform itself, Wirtz devises a how-to (and how-not-to) guide to collaborative school development. While examples will focus on current Germany mandates, this session will include lessons which may be applied globally.

Friday, January 25 | 12.00 – 13.00