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Education Drivers, Innovation, Culture and Targets

Education Drivers (Fullan)
  • personalised
  • student centred
  • capacity
  • systemness
System Needs & Change (Clayton Christensen)
  • efficiency (faster & cheaper)
  • sustaining (improve current system needs),
  • disruptive (make complicated solutions simpler)
Enabler
  • Technologies 
    • internet
    • ubiquitous
    • mobile
    • efficient (cost and HR support)
    • rich content
Purpose and Target
Doing the same things the same way will not work
Move from a centralised authority to a discreet and targeted system
  • focus on targeted client audiences (not at the system middle)
  • view schools as interconnected cottage industries
  • focus on teaching and learning work practices (Hattie)
  • Why, then how then  what 
Innovation and Culture
  • innovation is as important for leaders as strategy and operational excellence
    • Innovation to enable continuous improvement (not big bang)
  • Disciplined, deliberate, relentless
  • Developing business units culture, artefacts and explicit purpose.
  • Identify school site culture and focus on variants of service.
    • One size doesn't fit all.
    • Nurture the demand to develop program flavours
Research (Hattie) and targeted application
  • Packages of support based on the following the big influences on learning
    • Student self-assessment/self-grading
    • Response to intervention
    • Teacher credibility
    • Providing formative assessments
    • Classroom discussion
    • Teacher clarity
    • Feedback
    • Reciprocal teaching
    • Teacher-student relationships fostered
    • Spaced vs. mass practice
    • Meta-cognitive strategies taught and used
    • Acceleration
    • Classroom behavioral techniques
    • Vocabulary programs
    • Repeated reading programs
    • Creativity programs
    • Student prior achievement
    • Self-questioning by students
    • Study skills
    • Problem-solving teaching
    • Not labeling students
    • Concept mapping
    • Cooperative vs individualistic learning
    • Direct instruction
    • Tactile stimulation programs
    • Mastery learning
    • Worked examples
    • Visual-perception programs
    • Peer tutoring
    • Cooperative vs competitive learning
    • Phonics instruction
    • Student-centered teaching
    • Classroom cohesion
    • Peer influences
    • Classroom management techniques
    • Outdoor-adventure programs

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