Kristina Sonmark

Consultant, the Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning (ITEL) Teacher Knowledge Survey for the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

France

Kristina Sonmark is an analyst in OECDs Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning – Teacher Knowledge Survey project. She holds an MSc in Sociology from Stockholm University and has previously worked as a researcher at the Centre for Health Equity Studies and at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, in particular with indicator development of the Stockholm Teacher Survey and the Stockholm Birth Cohort longitudinal database. Kristina is currently pursuing her doctoral studies at Stockholm University. Her doctoral research uses comparative data from the World Health Organisations Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children to investigate Swedish students work environment in light of recent evidence within the field of science of learning.

07 October, 03:15 pm - 04:00 pm
TEACHER TALK
Alternative Education Methods as a Lever for Teaching Innovation
Alternative education (AE) methods include developing a holistic approach to students’ capacities and needs, focusing on meaningful experiences and interests. What are some important and effective AE methods, and in what ways have these methods informed the innovation agenda?
Participating Teachers:
• Soonufat Supramaniam, Teacher, SMK Lubok Buntar, Malaysia
• Stephen Ritz, STEAM/STEAM Director, Public Scholl 55 New York, USA
• Ebtesam Alshemeili, Teacher, Al Rouya School, UAE
Moderators

Kristina Sonmark

France

Consultant, the Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning (ITEL) Teacher Knowledge Survey for the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

07 October, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
TEACHER TALK
Active Learning: The Way Forward?
How can we incorporate active learning strategies into tomorrow’s classrooms?
Teachers are increasingly incorporating this process into their classrooms to help equip students with higher order skills.
Participating Teachers:
• Lisa Lowenstein, Science Teacher, Arts & Letters USA
• Niall McGonigle, Science & STEAM Leader, Oaktree Primary School, UAE
• Richard Spencer, Teacher, Middlesbrough College, UK
Moderators

Kristina Sonmark

France

Consultant, the Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning (ITEL) Teacher Knowledge Survey for the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills