What's Worth Fighting for in Your School?

ISBN-10: 080773554X

ISBN-13: 9780807735541

Edition: 1996

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Michael Fullan, Michael Fullan is the Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He is an international authority on educational change and reform and has participated in many partnerships to bring about educational improvements. He is a researcher, consultant, trainer and policy advisor for multiple educational reform projects. He is the author of "The Changes Forces" trilogy, "The New Meaning of Educational Change, Third Edition." In 1993, Fullan was awarded the Colonel Watson Award for Outstanding Leadership from the Ontario Association of Curriculum Development. He was also appointed Policy Implementation Advisor to the Ministry of Education and Training. From that position, he earned the "Contribution to Staff Development Award" from the National Staff Development Council in 1995.

The Problemp. 1
Overloadp. 3
Isolationp. 5
Groupthinkp. 6
Untapped Competencep. 10
Narrowness of Rolesp. 11
Failed Reformp. 13
Total Teachersp. 16
Purposep. 18
Personp. 25
Contextp. 31
Total Schoolsp. 37
The Culture of Individualismp. 38
The Power of Collaborationp. 44
The Problem of Collaborationp. 52
Guidelines for Actionp. 63
Guidelines for Teachersp. 64
Guidelines for Principalsp. 84
Guidelines for School Systemsp. 98
Bibliographyp. 107
About the Authorsp. 113
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