Digital learners to leaders
Ncel’s digital leadership learning series: the
The methods used in Asia-Pacific differ. Inorganic growth strategies are being followed by Japanese banks in foreign markets. Australian banks are concentrating their efforts on bolstering their domestic business positions. Chinese banks anticipate that their country’s infrastructure and trade program, known as “belt and road,” would help them achieve their regional growth goals.
According to forecasts, net interest income for the largest US banks could increase by 5% in 2018 and 2019 after three US Federal Reserve rate hikes in 2017 and three more hikes expected in 2018.
Rate hikes, on the other hand, do not happen in a vacuum. Higher interest rates, for example, will inevitably lead to an increase in defaults and loan losses, increasing the cost of credit while offsetting gains in net interest income.
New industry entrants, such as digital banks and FinTechs, are increasing competition for banks. Leading banks have been forced to respond by investing in technology in order to avoid consumer leakage and maintain their value chain.
This type of disruption isn’t limited to emerging markets with weak banking infrastructure. Banks in emerging economies are just as vulnerable. The bottom line is that banks must recognize that competitive threats are evolving and must be prepared to combat these market disruptors.
Creating a pipeline of lifelonglearners through digital
Digital learners are more diverse and on-the-go than ever before. They use technology to learn on various devices and trust high-quality, engaging, interactive, on-demand course materials and help, which they can access at any time and from any place.
These students change from year to year, and institutions’ approaches to meeting their needs should change as well. Effective institutions take a personalized approach, understanding how digital learners feel about the learning process, what motivates them, and what they can do to improve their involvement.
“It’s incredible to be able to log in online and have all of my semester’s coursework waiting for me. Since I have all of the resources I need to complete assignments on hand, I can get more done throughout the day.”
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Learners as Leaders is a program that allows our children to take on more responsibilities in their own classroom. Their abilities are put to good use, and they help both their peers and teachers in their respective roles.
During lunchtime, Reading Coaches listen to younger peers learn. The children have been encouraged to work toward Appraisal Focus questions, which are used in class every day. The children have a rota to follow and take their roles very seriously, which benefits both the reader and the reading teacher.
Digital Leaders are in control of all IT in their classroom, from turning on the Interactive White Boards to uploading pictures from the class camera to making sure it’s charged. Teachers may also ask their class Digital Leaders to prepare the ICT suite before a lesson and to assist their peers if they need help during the lesson.
Junior Librarians are in charge of opening the library during lunch hours to ensure that all students have access to it. Our mission is to inspire kids to read more and get to know their school library.
Vivo learners to leaders
It is important for principals to have a strong statement of purpose about the use of emerging technology to promote and transform learning as they lead their communities and schools in designing and updating their school curriculum.
Putting together the e-Leadership squad
The number of e-leaders you have and whether you form an e-leadership team, which may include your technical support, marketing individual, and e-mentors, e-coordinators, or e-leaders, depends on the size of your school.
Steps to Improving E-Leaders in Practice
Allister Williamson explains his position as Pakuranga College’s e-Learning coordinator, which entails overseeing the college’s professional learning program. They have programs in place to assist teachers in learning how to properly use new technology. These include whole-school skill audits, a rubric-based method to assist teachers in determining next steps in learning, and a professional learning curriculum based on teacher inquiry and assisted by e-mentors.
Sandy Bornholdt discusses her position as an e-learning coordinator at Matapihi School, a full immersion kura, and how she is collaborating with kaiako to integrate e-learning and STEAM into the classroom. As part of the work, Sandy has had a lot of fun honing her cultural skills. She possesses skills that can assist Kaiako in realizing the promise of new technology.