The Global Fourth Way: The Quest for Educational Excellence

The Global Fourth Way: The Quest for Educational Excellence

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by Andrew (Andy) Hargreaves, Dennis L. Shirley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412987865

ISBN-13: 9781412987868

Pub. Date: 09/14/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Learn from global lessons of successful educational change!

Deep and lasting educational reform doesn’t happen overnight. This example-packed sequel to The Fourth Way draws upon inspiring examples unearthed by brand new research to challenge educational leaders, teachers, and policy makers to put proven strategies to work promoting student achievement and

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Learn from global lessons of successful educational change!

Deep and lasting educational reform doesn’t happen overnight. This example-packed sequel to The Fourth Way draws upon inspiring examples unearthed by brand new research to challenge educational leaders, teachers, and policy makers to put proven strategies to work promoting student achievement and the high quality teaching that drives it. With striking success stories from diverse systems around the world, Hargreaves and Shirley discuss:

  • The real-life, nitty-gritty challenges facing change leaders
  • Stumbling blocks to enacting best principles and practices
  • Developing and implementing a plan of action to overcome challenges to lasting change

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412987868
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. The Crisis of Educational Change
2. The Paradox of Innovation and Improvement
3. Finland: Professionalism, Participation, and Persistence
4. Singapore: Innovation, Communication, and Paradox
With Pak Tee Ng
5. Alberta: Innovation With Improvement
6. Ontario: Inclusion, Interaction, and Local Diversity
With Henry Braun
7. England: Inspiration, Responsiveness, and Sustainability
8. California: Professional Organizing for Public Good
9. Pointers for Practice: The Global Fourth Way in Action
Endnotes
Index

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