We would like to thank The Learning Exchange for producing a series of videos from Quest 2016. The theme of Quest was “Deep Learning in a Digital World” and the speakers in this resource address the characteristics of deep learning but also deal with issues of equity, diversity, educational change and global citizenship. Speakers include:
Every year the York Region District School Board’s Quest Conference brings together members of the educational community from around the world.
… Read more Deep Learning in a Digital World
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 or The Learning Exchange.
… Read more Just Released: Ontario Ministry of Education Videos
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.
… Read more Peel District School Board – Letting Go
In this short, pithy video that is just over 3 minutes, Fullan explains the Coherence Framework featured in his new book Coherence (with Joanne Quinn, Corwin, 2016). To get whole system change right we need to focus on all four components in Fullan’s framework.
Fullan & Quinn, Coherence, Cowin, 2016
… Read more Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems
In this 18-minutes video clip, Michael Fullan addresses the Ontario Principals’ Council. The focus of the address is on the role of school leaders, professional capital, new pedagogies for deep learning, and leading from the middle.
… Read more Ontario Principals’ Council – Fullan Address
Michael’s commitment and passion for educational change and the moral imperative of closing the gap for all children evolved over his forty years in the field. He became an expert but learned on the job by becoming immersed in his work.
In the last of this series, Michael talks about his journey and his commitment to improving the system.
This is topic video 22 of 22. We hope you have enjoyed the series.
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Whole system reform involves ALL schools in the system, district, province/state and country getting better.
This video briefly touches on many of the solutions outlined in All Systems Go: The Change Imperative for Whole System Reform in which Fullan identifies a comprehensive action plan for educational leaders to build collective capacity and strip away distractors so they can move an entire system forward.
This is topic video 21 of 22.
Topic video 22 will be posted June 25.
… Read more Topic Video: Key Strategies for Whole System Reform – Framework
A good leader has high expectations and high expectations for the system but this can’t be imposed — you need buy in. The push part is to make sure the high expectation is there; the pull part of leadership combines intrinsic motivation and people wanting to work together with a high moral imperative and a path to get there.
If you combine push & pull you can accomplish a lot in a short period of time.
This is topic video 20 of 22.
… Read more Topic Video: The Push & Pull Factor
It may seem strange to say that professional development—educators going to workshops and conferences, and taking courses—bears little relationship to classroom and school improvement. Similarly teachers toiling away as individuals do not add up to school or system success. What really counts is what happens ‘in between workshops’ or what Fullan calls learning is the work.
To learn more, view this short video and read the Learning is the Work PDF below.
This is topic video 19 of 22.
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On May 28, The Learning Partnership honoured The Right Honourable Paul Martin and Dr. Michael Fullan during its 17th annual Champions of Public Education Toronto Tribute Dinner at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
As The Learning Partnership’s primary annual fundraiser, this event brought together more than 700 business, education and government leaders, and influencers to celebrate these two outstanding leaders and their exceptional commitment to advance publicly funded education in Canada.
… Read more The Learning Partnership – Champions of Public Education