Pedagogical innovation, to analysis in a UNIA course

Knowing and reflecting on the innovative experiences lived in Andalusia, as well as offering tools and guidelines to promote educational transformation from a realistic and grounded point of view, is the objective of the summer course ‘Pedagogical innovation. Anatomy of educational change’ which takes place this week in UNIA headquarters in La Rábida.

Directed by Francisco J. Pozuelos, from the University of Huelvatraining is absolutely topical, since the power of the scientific evidence obtained from pedagogical research corroborates the significant role that teachers have when establishing some renewal process.

The team of professors participating this week is made up of experts in the field such as Dr. Francisco Javier García Prieto, from the University of Huelva. García Prieto affirms that “the triggers to implement an innovation is having had a previous experience, that is when the teaching staff decides to start and get involved with the innovation. We know different centers that are making improvements and changes in the field not only of teaching but also of teachers”.

García Prieto also stresses that need for change that has been experienced, “the centers faced with the challenge of innovation have had a before and after with the pandemic, new technologies have been a support during the pandemic and already in the post-pandemic we we have found much more digitally competent staff. There are centers that have decided to commit to innovation in administration and services, such as project work or gamification”.

The students have been able to learn this week about the anatomy of educational change from the different edges of innovation to specific cases such as the case of the Ayamonte-Vilareal Santo Antonio cross-border project for training, experimentation and collaboration.

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