Inspiring teachers: Global Teacher Prize 2020
The Global Teacher Prize is an award presented annually to a teacher who has made a significant contribution to the community. eNSPIRED selected the most outstanding stories of teachers who were candidates for the 2020 prize and are thus working on innovations to introduce children to the wonderful world of education and to achieve equity.
Learning through play: iPLAY in Vietnam
Vietnam is changing rapidly. To reach their future potential, primary school pupils need a wide range of skills, including cognitive, social, emotional, physical and creative skills. The school culture in today's Vietnam is highly academic and results-oriented. Classroom practice is therefore very teacher- and knowledge-oriented. To change that, the iPLAY programme was installed by VVOB in Vietnam.
"On a Plate", a short story about privilege
Illustrator Toby Morris reminds us that not everyone gets the same privileges in life, with this brilliant comic titled “On a Plate”. The illustrations depict the story of two individuals born into different households and how their backgrounds and families play a huge role in the kind of opportunities they get in life.
Vulnerable learners: the teacher matters
Inequity both in schools and wider society plays an important role in the learning experiences of vulnerable children. Prof. Kwame Akyeampong argued that teachers should be first in line to create learning opportunities. Click here to watch his lecture.
Two teachers in the classroom: co-teaching in Vietnamese preschools
In most preschools in Vietnam, two teachers teach the same class at the same time. We illustrate this co-teaching practice with videos and focus on strenghts and challenges for teachers and schools in Vietnam. these observations help to reflect on co-teaching in Flanders. What can we learn from Vietnam to strenghten the practice of co-teaching in Flanders?
Video: BaMi programme in Vietnam
In this video, preschool teachers and leaders share their changes in their daily work two years after joining the BaMi programme. It is clear that this programme has been more than helpful and will keep on helping teachers and school leaders.