Managing Complex Change in School: Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

Managing Complex Change in School: Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

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Overview

Managing Complex Change in School: Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership by Alejandro Salcedo Garcia, Keith Morrison, Ah Chung Tsoi, Jinming He

Leading and managing change in schools is a complex topic. In this timely book the authors take the reader through a journey of how to lead and manage multidimensional change in order to create engaged learners, teachers, leaders and managers. They provide a readable and straightforward account of a major, high-profile innovation in one school and draw from it key lessons for leaders and managers of change in schools.

Managing Complex Change in School synthesizes a wealth of literature and research on managing change, and shows how the emerging field of complexity theory can inform the effective management of multidimensional change.

Arising from an in-depth, mixed methods evaluation of the key school, this book is practice-focused and is an invaluable companion for practitioners handling positive change in schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415787321
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/14/2016
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alejandro Salcedo Garcia is Principal of Escola São Paulo, Macau.

Keith Morrison is Director of Institutional Development at Macau University of Science and Technology.

Ah Chung Tsoi is Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology at Macau University of Science and Technology.

Jinming He was Research Assistant at Macau University of Science and Technology.

Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Multidimensional Innovation 2. ICT and Learning: challenge and change 3. The Background to the Case Study 4. Starting Points and Rules of Engagement 5. The Project in Mid-Stream: The U-Curve of Innovation 6. Turning the Corner 7. Postscript and Lessons Learned Bibliography Index

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