Nria Mir

Sr. Nria Mir is Bachelor of Business Administration and she has a Professional Music Diploma (Piano). She finished the Leading Schools Program at the High Tech High Graduate School of Education in San Diego and she has completed courses at Harvard Project Zero, the National Center for Teaching Thinking (Newton Centre) at University of Massachusetts and the Key Learning Community in Indianapolis. She has also participated in conferences such as the "Conference on Thinking" in Sweden, the Fourth World Conference on Visible Thinking in Amsterdam and many other educational professional development events. Sr. Nria has been teaching for more than twenty years and she has been leading schools for ten years. In one of those schools she lead innovation and change to completely transform the school in two years. At present, she is the Principal of Col·legi Montserrat (Barcelona, Spain). She has been a speaker at many educational conferences and she is responsible for the organization and delivery of a Professional Development Program for teachers about Change and Innovation in schools based on the experience of Col·legi Montserrat. She has written articles in educational magazines and is co-author of the books “Una experiencia a compartir. Las Inteligencias Mltiples en el Colegio Montserrat” and “Aprendizaje Inteligente” (authored by Montserrat Del Pozo).

Keynote Abstract

A Curriculum for Ownership, Ubiquity and Accountability

If there is anything that characterizes our world today, it is the continuous change. For this reason the educational paradigm in which we have to move is the process of change in itself, with the need to wonder frequently about the drivers of change and to develop willingness to embrace uncertainty. At the same time, the innovation model to be implemented must be sustainable in terms of professional development and implementation.

In this keynote we will think about the present drivers of change and educational trends that are leading us to rethink the curriculum in the classroom and some keys to develop a more personalized curriculum, one that responds to the needs, talents and interests of the students.

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