The Importance Of Team Learning

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According to neuroscience, people learn more through social interaction. Team learning is very important in schools as a learning organization and to the academic development of teachers and other employees. Team learning allows members of a team thinking and acting together. In schools colleagues learn more by working and learning with other colleagues. They take time to consider what each person understand about the learning and knowledge they have created collectively during the discussions they have such as coordination meeting which is held every week. They also have a positive attitude towards collaboration and team learning. “Expertise and knowledge is better improved by the use of teams. This is because different members of an organization …show more content…
Schools leaders must give opportunities, support and protect the people who take risks to experience new things. They should also be rewards for taking initiatives and risks. So that people will keep an open mind about new ways of doing things in the organizations. Therefore, teachers help to overcome the fears and isolation of traditional teaching through shared and open dialogue, by exchanging ideas and sharing experiences, debating about the issues and methods and techniques they use, and by experimenting. “Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.” (John Dewey) As we all know, we learn through mistakes and sometimes initiatives and experiments will fail while others will succeed. According to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam “Mistake increases your experience and experience decreases your mistakes. If you learn from your mistakes then others learn from your success.” Now a days organizations that learn from failure are rare. I think this is not because of a lack of commitment to learning, but rather because the mistakes or experiments that fail are seen in the wrong way. In our schools as learning organizations, problems and mistakes should be viewed as opportunities for …show more content…
They are responsible for shaping the work to facilitate collaboration and exchange of knowledge. All these are important for promoting organizational learning in schools. They have to create a safe and trusting environment where people can take initiative, experiment and understand that that they challenge the status quo which means that school leaders too need to develop the capacity to challenge their own habits and current ways of thinking and operating. They also need to realize that becoming a learning organization requires adaptability and creativity. In schools teachers are encouraged to participate in decision making. In schools leadership is distributed as a result it develops, grows and is continued through collaboration, team work, and participation in professional learning communities and

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