iRIS Connect is a revolutionary new approach to supporting teachers improve their practice by using videoing learning.
The IRIS Connect system is designed for professional development and uses video and audio recordings to enable teacher reflection and collaboration. As a learning community we recognise the need for a shared understanding of what the system is for and how it will be used.
The system is for personal reflection, collaboration, coaching and enquiry learning, and remains under the control of the individual teacher at all stages
The system will not be used for surveillance
No pressure will be placed on teachers to share their practice with other users of the system
All individual users, agree to use the system sensitively, developmentally and with due respect for colleagues
Individual users agree to use all of the systems security features and protocols to ensure privacy and security for teachers and pupils
Consideration will be given to teachers applying to use the system for different purposes, however, each new purpose will only be agreed if it can be shown to enhance teaching and learning and be aligned with our collective ethos of positive, trust-based collaboration
If new uses for the system are agreed, in future the adoption of the new approach will proceed on an opt-in basis and old videos will not be put to new use
All individual users have the responsibility to gain appropriate training in the use of the system
All individual users have the responsibility to ensure that relevant parties, learners, other teachers, visitors etc. know when the cameras are recording and the purpose of the recording
All individual users have the responsibility to protect their own data and the data of others, and not todisclose passwords