Consultancy Services

 BYOT

GLOBAL ONE ALLIANCE

Mal Lee has partnered with Global One (http://global1t.com/mal-lee-and-globalone-form-consultancy-partnership/) in providing Australia’s schools a comprehensive integrated service to assist them achieve the many benefits made possible by the introduction of BYOT.

Aside from helping address the immediate financial challenge posed by the run out of the Rudd DER funding and of ensuring every student will always have current personal digital technology in the classroom the move to BYOT provides your school the opportunity to markedly enhance its

  • educational offerings
  • social and behavioural development of the children
  • organisational and administrative effectiveness, efficiency and productivity.

BYOT is potentially one of the more significant changes in the history of schooling.

It is far, far more than a mere technological development.

It is a very considerable human challenge that introduced astutely is likely to assist transform the nature of schooling, teaching, the home – school relationship, the provision of the personal instructional technology, schools technological support operations and vitally the resourcing of schools.

As indicated in Bring Your Own Technology it is inevitable that in time every school will employ a model of BYOT.

It is case of when, not if.

Handled poorly the school can waste a wonderful opportunity.

Done wisely, with a small forward investment, schools can add significantly to their resource pool while at the same time satisfying their parents and students, saving the school thousands of dollars each year and enhancing the quality and relevance of the education they provide.

The key is that the school be ready to make the move.

Mal Lee, working with the Global One team assist identify a way forward that suits your particular context and stage of readiness.

For further information you can either contact Mal Lee or Global One.

General Consultancy

Mal Lee is able to provide your school or education authority a rare insight into the impact of digital technology on the evolving nature of schooling and teaching,

Mal is one of the few globally able to draw upon current research to address the profound impact of developments like the school’s normalised use of the digital, BYOT, the move to a more collaborative mode of teaching and the shift to a networked operational paradigm on your organisation and to guide its way forward.

Building upon his very considerable experience in school and education authority administration and his extensive research and writings on the impact of schooling going digital Mal can very quickly assist guide even the global pathfinders.

Mal is one of the few who has specialized in the changing nature of schooling, who understands the forces at play, appreciates the implications for schools of operating within the digital and in turn the networked mode.

It is folly to try and predict your school’s future form. You have to shape it.

In a world where the technological change is so rapid and potentially so significant even the most diligent and proactive of school and education authority leaders will find it difficult to remain abreast of developments and to base their decision making on the latest research.

Once organizations go digital – whether they be banks, travel agencies or school – their form will ever change, and they will move from a position of constancy and continuity to one of on-going evolution and change.

The implications of that shift for your school and its community are immense.

In many respects it is very difficult for those who have only known constancy in schooling to appreciate the dramatic changes that have taken place with the nature of schooling in the last decade and what is to come.

One today has to plan with a networked mindset, not with the traditional, insular paper based outlook.

The changes that have occurred in the pathfinding schools across the developed world in the in the first decade of the C21 far surpass those of the previous hundred, and yet we are but on the cusp of further even more dramatic developments. Research on the use of technology from the mid 2000’s can be dated and irrelevant.

However by constantly scouring the world for the latest developments and research, and positioning the developments within the wider macro context as he is Mal is very well placed to assist even those well to the fore provide an even better education.

Mal has the facility to inspire, to challenge and to assist groups large and small to find the successful solution for their situation when schooling is moving at pace from its traditional constancy to on-going evolution and change.

As can seen from Mal’s writings, both in his books and the articles below Mal provides both the vision and the pragmatic advice to realizing that vision.

He is very aware of the everyday practicalities and challenges school and education authority leaders have to contend with as they seek to shape the desired optimum situation.

Moreover he appreciates the vital importance of adopting a positive, ‘eyes wide open’ approach to the astute harnessing of the technology, of recognizing the immense potential benefits the shift to the networked mode of schooling the technology provides, but also the potential pitfalls and the current folly, apparent globally of wishing the technological change would go away.

 

 

Contact Details

Mal works out of Broulee, a small beach community on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.

Mal can be reached by:

Email at – mallee@mac.com

Phone on – +61 2 44717 947

Skype – malcomrlee

Post – PO Box 5010 Broulee NSW Australia 2537

 

 

 

 

Publications – with links

Articles

Consultancy Services

Mal Lee is able to provide your school or education authority a rare insight into the impact of digital technology on the evolving nature of schooling and teaching,

Mal is one of the few globally able to draw upon current research to address the profound impact of developments like the school’s normalised use of the digital, BYOT, the move to a more collaborative mode of teaching and the shift to a networked operational paradigm on your organisation and to guide its way forward.

Building upon his very considerable experience in school and education authority administration and his extensive research and writings on the impact of schooling going digital Mal can very quickly assist guide even the global pathfinders.

Mal is one of the few who has specialized in the changing nature of schooling, who understands the forces at play, appreciates the implications for schools of operating within the digital and in turn the networked mode.

It is folly to try and predict your school’s future form. You have to shape it.

In a world where the technological change is so rapid and potentially so significant even the most diligent and proactive of school and education authority leaders will find it difficult to remain abreast of developments and to base their decision making on the latest research.

Once organizations go digital – whether they be banks, travel agencies or school – their form will ever change, and they will move from a position of constancy and continuity to one of on-going evolution and change.

The implications of that shift for your school and its community are immense.

In many respects it is very difficult for those who have only known constancy in schooling to appreciate the dramatic changes that have taken place with the nature of schooling in the last decade and what is to come.

One today has to plan with a networked mindset, not with the traditional, insular paper based outlook.

The changes that have occurred in the pathfinding schools across the developed world in the in the first decade of the C21 far surpass those of the previous hundred, and yet we are but on the cusp of further even more dramatic developments. Research on the use of technology from the mid 2000’s can be dated and irrelevant.

However by constantly scouring the world for the latest developments and research, and positioning the developments within the wider macro context as he is Mal is very well placed to assist even those well to the fore provide an even better education.

Mal has the facility to inspire, to challenge and to assist groups large and small to find the successful solution for their situation when schooling is moving at pace from its traditional constancy to on-going evolution and change.

As can seen from Mal’s writings, both in his books and the articles below Mal provides both the vision and the pragmatic advice to realizing that vision.

He is very aware of the everyday practicalities and challenges school and education authority leaders have to contend with as they seek to shape the desired optimum situation.

Moreover he appreciates the vital importance of adopting a positive, ‘eyes wide open’ approach to the astute harnessing of the technology, of recognizing the immense potential benefits the shift to the networked mode of schooling the technology provides, but also the potential pitfalls and the current folly, apparent globally of wishing the technological change would go away.

 

 

Contact Details

Mal works out of Broulee, a small beach community on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.

Mal can be reached by:

Email at – mallee@mac.com

Phone on – +61 2 44717 947

Skype – malcomrlee

Post – PO Box 5010 Broulee NSW Australia 2537

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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