Supporting web-based communities of practice
International MirandaNet has members in more than 80 countries.
As members of a consultative organisation, where professionals talk, listen and collaborate with Government, industry, teacher educators and researchers, MirandaNet Fellows provide services for each other:
- a forum for educators to engage and take ownership of professional issues
- joint ownership of a growing knowledge base about the use of ICT in teaching and learning
- opportunities for presentation and publication by professionals for professionals
- contributions and new research findings about teaching and learning
- educational web resources for teachers by teachers
- chances to engage and exchange with colleagues internationally
- openings for peer ementoring and peer review of ejournal articles
- accreditation for ICT achievement in teaching and learning
- a website for World Ecitizens
The MirandaNet Website
The MirandaNet Fellowship website records visits in one month from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and the USA, as well as the UK (the largest identifiable group). Well over 1800 pages per day are being downloaded by educators. Popular sections are members' profiles, which includes industry partners and case studies.
Conditions for joining The MirandaNet Fellowship
Any professional is welcome to join as a scholar if he or she is committed to the use of advanced technologies in the transformation of teaching and learning. Fellowships are awarded to scholars who add to the MirandaNet knowledge base through web publication of case studies and by presentations at conferences and seminars. All members qualify to apply for industry and government funded ICT Continuing Professional Development Programmes announced on MirandaLink, the closed discussion area.