By Michael Fullan
According to Fullan’s paintings with college districts and big structures within the usa, uk, and Canada, this source lays out a accomplished motion plan for reaching complete approach reform.
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A robust data system that tracks student achievement and teacher effectiveness; 2. Improving teacher and principal quality through recruitment, training, and rewarding excellence; Deceptive Inadequacies 29 3. Turning around the 5,000 worst-performing schools in the country (out of the total 100,000), including taking the ceiling off the number of charter schools, presumably so they could help tackle this problem; and 4. The development of higher standards and assessments in which every state and states together would set internationally benchmarked standards and assessments.
And the head of the program at the state level’s Ministry of Education conducts regional and oncea-year provincewide sessions of SSTs to exchange ideas and address issues as well as keeps in touch throughout the year. It seems to be working in that the high school graduation rate in the province has steadily increased from 68% to 77% in its 900 schools over the past four years. Albert knows that 14,000 more students are graduating from high school each year in the province compared to four years ago, and that he is contributing to that number.
If you add the more demanding higher-order skills, only about 2/3 of the students are operating at this level. In the same vein, CISCO, Intel, and Microsoft have teamed up to fund a development initiative on “Assessing and Teaching 21st Century Skills” (Cisco, Intel, & Microsoft, 2009) in which they have contracted top academics to develop “assessments and instructional practices” with respect to eight 21st-century skills (creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and so on).
All Systems Go: The Change Imperative for Whole System Reform by Michael Fullan