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Curtin University
EDUsummIT 2015

TWG3: Professional development for policy-makers, school leaders and teachers

TWG3 at EDUsummIT TWG3 group members at EDUsummIT

Group leaders

Peter Albion

Peter Albion is Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He is Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. His teaching and research is in areas related to online learning and the integration of ICT in teacher education. His doctoral work investigated the development of interactive multimedia with a problem-based learning design using materials built around simulated school contexts and delivered in a web browser. More recently he has worked in online and mobile learning, virtual worlds, and technology education.

Jo Tondeur

Jo Tondeur is a researcher at the Department of Educational Studies at Ghent University (Research Foundation Flanders). His research interests are in the field of educational technology, professional development and instructional design. His actual field of research focuses on strategies to prepare future teachers to integrate ICT in classroom practice.

Alona Forkosh-Baruch

Alona Forkosh-Baruch Alona Forkosh-Baruch is a senior staff member at Levinsky College of Education and a researcher at the School of Education at Tel-Aviv University. Her research interests are in the field of innovative pedagogical practices using technology, teacher professional development and teacher education in the 21st century from a systemic perspective. Her teaching and research focus on social media in educational practice, as well as preparation of future teachers to implement educational technologies in their practice. Her recent work includes the implementation of mobile technologies in K12 and teacher education, as well as online learning.

Group members

  • Andrea Karpati
  • Nicos Valanides
  • Jianhua Zhao
  • Shiyama Edirisinghe
  • Sindre Rosvik
  • Richard Owens
  • Peter Grimes
  • Anh Nguyen Ngoc
  • Sanjeev Rai
  • Amanda Witdarmono
  • Ruby Hiyasmin Malicdem
  • Vilma Salas
  • Raymond Tsoi
  • Gerard Dummer
  • Paul Dsouza
  • Tania Broadley
  • Martin Levins
  • Jaco Du Toit
  • Lay Cheng Tan
  • Tony Brandenburg
  • Pauline Machika
  • Sarah Prestridge