Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

A modern mixture, Agency, Capability, Technology and ‘Scrum’: Agile Work Practices for Learning and Teaching in Schools
Karl Royle, Jasmina Nikolic

This paper introduces a pedagogical method derived from agile work practices, particularly the scrum method of project based working. It will discuss how this agile method can be aligned with teaching and learning in formal schooling and project based learning developing an agile pedagogical approach which can lead to: greater agency for both learners and teachers; the purposeful integration of digital tools into practice; and the development of human capability and functioning through a change in learning design. It goes further in conceptualizing the teaching - learning dynamic as a “technology for learning” in so far as technology is definable as a purposeful process of knowledge creation.

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