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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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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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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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Education Plus: New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Whitepaper

Michael Fullan and Geoff Scott co-authored the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Whitepaper: Education PLUS, published by Collaborative Impact SPC in Seattle, Washington, in July 2014.

For more information about New Pedagogies for Deep Learning visit www.newpedagogies.org.
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AACTE to Honor Hargreaves-Fullan Book on ‘Professional Capital’

(Feb. 19, 2014, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) will present its 2014 Outstanding Book Award to Andy Hargreaves, Ph.D., and Michael Fullan, Ph.D., for their monograph Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School. The award, which recognizes exemplary books that make a significant contribution to the knowledge base of educator preparation or of teaching and learning with implications for educator preparation, will be presented March 3 at AACTE’s 66th Annual Meeting in Indianapolis.

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There is Something Different About 2014

Insight from Michael

I have been working on educational change for almost 50 years. There is something different about 2014. There is a grand convergence spontaneously erupting. I think it is a natural dynamic of push and pull. The push, to put it directly, is a combination of the boredom and alienation of students and teachers. Students won’t wait, and teachers can’t wait. It is simply intolerable for students and teachers to be at school every day when increasing numbers of them would rather be somewhere else.

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A Rich Seam: How New Pedagogies Find Deep Learning

Authors: Michael Fullan and Maria Langworthy

Michael Fullan and Sir Michael Barber, chief education advisor to Pearson, former head of McKinsey’s Global Education Practice and UK government advisor, will lead the launch of A Rich Seam at Pearson’s London office on September 22nd. The speakers will unveil the findings of the report to a selected audience of educationists, academics, policy advisors and media commentators, before leading a live Q&A, which will be live-streamed to a global audience.

The report by Michael Fullan and Maria Langworthy is the first in a new series of publications published by Pearson.

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The New Pedagogy Work

I am excited to be working on an interrelated set of projects that all feed into deepening learning through integrating new learning relationships between and among teachers and students. Our group produced two reports so far: Alive in the Swamp, and Towards a New End. We will continue this work through the Collaborative Impact Group and through a special report with Pearson.

http://www.nesta.org.uk/areas_of_work/public_services_lab/digital_
education/assets/features/alive_in_the_swamp_assessing_
digital_innovations_in_education

http://www.collaborativeimpact.net/blog

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Great to Excellent: Launching the Next Stage of Ontario’s Education Agenda

As Special Advisor to the Premier of Ontario, Michael Fullan reviews key aspects of the nine year journey working with Premier Dalton McGuinty and sets the stage for the next phase in this newest publication. See Articles, 2013.

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Order of Canada – Message from Michael

Thank you for the flood of congratulations pouring in concerning the Order of Canada. It is a fantastic honour from a great country and education system. This recognition is shared with the thousands of Canadian educators with whom I have worked directly, and the millions beyond that in Canada and internationally that I have encountered. I take collective pride in what we have and will continue to accomplish in educating students and teachers to make the world better for everyone.

Best wishes for 2013.

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