TLC³ -Teaching and Learning Connections, City and Country: Creating Partnerships between City and Remote Rural Educational Settings

By Coral Cara.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

A project designed to create connections of teaching and learning for remote rural schools with city based colleagues, staff and students. Through, with and by the use of generative technologies, the TLC³ project facilitated staff development (professional development), student and staff connections (email buddies), virtual communication and on site visits country and city. This practice focus paper is about an innovative partnership that created mutual benefits for all partners through a multilayered approach designed to facilitate shared collaborations and a broader understanding of the diverse lifeworlds of
country and city participants.

Keywords: Project Partnerships in Schools, Interactive Teaching and Learning, Preservice Teacher Education, Generative Technologies, Lifeworlds, Professional Development, Email Partners, Remote Rural Schools with City Partners, Science Education, Education, Training

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 9, Issue 6, pp.155-172. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.458MB).

Coral Cara

Lecturer/Academic, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development, School of Education, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Coral Cara has an extended multi-faceted career in education and is passionate about inclusive accessible education for all. She is an educator, consultant and lecturer across all sectors and levels. Coral is currently working with university preservice teachers using innovative effective teaching and learning strategies that are learner centred and inquiry based. Coral has worked extensively on creating inclusive multimodal teaching and learning that creates engagement, retention and improved outcomes for staff and students in learning communities.


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