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Just Released: Ontario Ministry of Education Videos

The Ontario Ministry of Education filmed a series of 10 short videos (5 minutes each) on Leadership with Michael Fullan. These video clips cover a range of new ideas from Michael Fullan’s recent work on ‘leadership for deep learning’.

The videos can be viewed on the MichaelFullan.ca YouTube Channel.

 

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Google Blog: Créer sa Propre Finlande

Il me fait plaisir de vous transmettre la version française de Find your own Finland, Créer sa propre Finlande. Le texte et le diagramme ont été révisés et son équipe et il peuvent être utilisés dans vos organisations.

Merci à Claude St-Cyr, Directeur de projet, Foundation Lucie et André Chagnon et Marc Denis pour la traduction. 

En collaboration avec Google, Michael a écrit un blog pour Google’s Keyword, leur destination centrale pour les dernières nouvelles mises à jour et des histoires à l’intérieur de Google.

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Role of the School Leader – November Learning Podcast

This podcast was produced by Alan November, Founder of November Learning, in partnership with Cisco Education and covers select concepts of the role of the school leader in building cultures that support innovation.

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 January 2017

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Five District Case Studies: California’s Golden Opportunity

We are pleased to publish the district case studies are published by Michael Fullan, and supported by the Stuart Foundation. California is committed to improving it’s education performance statewide and we believe there are enough forces aligned to make this result a distinct possibility. The actions and coordinated efforts we are taking are practical and realistic.

The districts are:

  1. Corona Norco Unified School District
  2. Fresno Unified School District
  3. Long Beach Unified School District
  4. Twin Rivers Unified School District
  5. Whittier Unified School District

Corona Norco Unified School District

We conducted four main case studies as part of our Stuart Foundation Grant to examine the concept of Professional Capital in action: Fresno Unified,

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Developing Humanity: Education’s Emerging Role

Developing Humanity:
Education’s Emerging Role

This 3-page article, written by Michael Fullan for Principal Connections, the Catholic Principals’ Council, addresses declining student engagement in traditional classrooms, the lure of the digital world, and millennials’ motivation to help humanity. The new leadership required is emerging at the school, district and system levels, in part through the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) and six factors outlined in the article.

December, 2016

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Learning Forward Annual Conference

Learning Forward’s 2016 Annual Conference held in Vancouver was a seminal event for professional learning in Canada. Carol Campbell and team’s ‘Study of the State of Educators’ Professional Learning’, and Fullan and Hargreaves ‘Call to Action’ garnered huge attention and endorsement. 

Fullan and Hargreaves presentation, Professional Learning and Development, is available here for download.

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Find your own Finland – Google Blog

In collaboration with Google, Michael has written a blog for Google’s Keyword, their central destination for the latest news updates and stories from inside Google.

Google has commissioned research on the Finnish teaching profession by Kantar Public, an independent social research agency, and invited Michael to submit this piece.

If you would like to read it, please click here.

 

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Announcing the Professional Capital Survey—a new digital tool to improve the teaching profession!

The book that Andy Hargreaves and I wrote, Professional Capital, is a new way of thinking about the profession. Professional capital refers to qualities within and among professionals that we can and should invest in with our time, effort, commitment and ingenuity. The human capital of individuals’ knowledge and skill is a precious asset. The decisional capital of effective judgment needs deliberate investment and development over time. The social capital of the teaching profession is about the power of what teachers can achieve together by moving ideas around and taking collective responsibility for everyone’s success.

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Peel District School Board – Letting Go

Michael Fullan OC, with the support of Pearson, films Peel District School Board’s Director of Education Tony Pontes, with administrators and teachers, to capture the results of Peel District School Board. This video is part of the publication, “A Rich Seam: How New Pedagogies Find Deep Learning” (Pearson, 2014), and what Fullan calls Motion Leadership in Action.

 

 

 

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The Quest Conference 2015

Every year the York Region District School Board’s Quest Conference brings together members of the educational community from around the world. Participants consider contemporary educational issues and learn together to improve student achievement and well-being.

In 2015, Quest explored the theme of Deep Learning in a Digital World. Hear from this year’s expert speakers including Michael Fullan, Carol Campbell, Alec Couros, Jennifer Corriero, Will Richardson and George Couros as they explain what deep learning in a digital world really entails.

For more information and to view the videos,

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