Leading Learners, Leading Schools / Edition 1

Leading Learners, Leading Schools / Edition 1

by Robin Brooke-Smith, Brooke-Smith
     
 

Leading Learners, Leading Schools is an exploration of the dynamics of schools as complex organizations. It presents a radical departure from established school improvement and effectiveness orthodoxies, offering a refreshing new approach to managing change and enhancing collective learning. This work is based on the author's own experience of managing and leading… See more details below

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Leading Learners, Leading Schools is an exploration of the dynamics of schools as complex organizations. It presents a radical departure from established school improvement and effectiveness orthodoxies, offering a refreshing new approach to managing change and enhancing collective learning. This work is based on the author's own experience of managing and leading schools, and explores such questions as how schools can learn as a generative process, and how schools become adaptive and co-evolve with their internal and external environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415274982
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
1A tale of two schools1
2Old paradigm, new paradigm16
3Dynamical Systems Theory: a new approach to school improvement31
4Micro-politics: understanding the shadow system62
5Deep Learning and Professional Development in the learning organization81
6Lessons and principles for schools from Dynamical Systems Theory94
Bibliography110
Index121

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