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Our Increasingly Troubled World Creates an Engaging Opportunity for Students

Education Week Blog
By Peter DeWitt
April 28, 2019

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2019/04/why_pedagogy_and_politics_must_partner.html

Today’s guest blog, Part Two of two blogs, is written by Michael Fullan, an international expert on leadership and school systems. 

We know that the world is becoming increasingly troubled because of climate change, unclear and diminished job markets, growing inequity, increased anxiety and stress, wild and unpredictable technology, deterioration of trust, and crumbling social cohesion. This has had an incredible impact on education because in many ways this all plays out in our schools.

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Why Pedagogy and Politics Must Partner

Education Week Blog
By Peter DeWitt
April 25, 2019

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2019/04/why_pedagogy_and_politics_must_partner.html

Today’s guest blog is written by Michael Fullan, an international expert on leadership and school systems. 

Five years ago, we started to work with education systems on “deep learning.” We did this partly because increasing numbers of students were bored with regular schooling—as many as 70 percent were disengaged.

However, we also found that the world was becoming increasingly troubled because of climate change,

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nuance: why some leaders succeed and others fail

Break the cycle of surface-level change and failure

How do leaders become clearer as complexity increases? We live in a world where decisions require judgment, getting people on board, drawing on local knowledge, ingenuity, and commitment. As leaders, how do you get beneath surface-level change to tackle complex challenges with depth and clarity.

Nuance is the answer.

Michael Fullan returns with an eminently readable, compelling and practical guide on the three habits of nuance: joint determination,

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Leader Educators Around the Planet

Michael Fullan responds to 8 killer change questions from Leader Educators Around the Planet. LEAP is the New South Wales International Study Group based in Australia. Videotaped at the Ontario Principals’ Council this 33-minute video focuses on school leadership development.

The questions posed are:

  1. What is the impact of globalization on school leaders?
  2. What are the biggest challenges facing systems and school leaders now?
  3. What are the biggest challenges across the next five years?

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TES Interview

Don’t be ‘selfish’, former Blair adviser warns academies

International expert urges academies not to be overly competitive, telling them: ‘Don’t get good at a bad game’

A former adviser to Tony Blair has warned academies that competing for pupils, instead of collaborating with other schools, is “selfish” and “self-defeating”.

International education expert Michael Fullan used a conference speech today to warn academies: “Don’t get good at a bad game.”

Speaking at the Inspiring Leadership Conference in Birmingham,

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Français

Bienvenue!

Nous sommes heureux de lancer notre page de contenu en français où nous publierons des vidéos, des documents et des articles dès qu’ils seront disponibles.

Nous sommes en mesure de le faire grâce à des collaborations avec plusieurs systèmes francophones qui ont fourni des traductions au cours des dernières années. En particulier, nous avons collaboré avec le Centre de transfert pour la réussite éducative du Québec (CTREQ) qui a permis la traduction de plusieurs vidéos.

—Michael

 

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Education Week Interview – Deep Learning: Engage the World, Change the World

In this Education Week Teacher interview, Larry Ferlazzo probes Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn and Joanne McEachen, authors of ‘Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World‘, to find out what deep learning really means and why it is so important for student success.

By Larry Ferlazzo on January 23, 2018 7:44 PM

 

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The Critical Importance of Deep Learning for Students

Podcast: Teacher Union Reform Network of AFT & NEA Locals & Partners (TURN)
Voices from the Field (40 minutes)

In this episode, Michael Fullan is interviewed by Jo Anderson, co-executive director of the Consortium for Educational Change. Michael discusses the right drivers and the wrong drivers in education and how using the right drivers like collaboration and capacity building are the keys to student success. He discusses the coherence framework from his book, Coherence that he coauthored with Joanne Quinn,

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MindShare Learning Podcast: Deep Learning

To listen to an exclusive 30-minute podcast on ‘Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World’ with Robert Martellacci, President & Publisher, MindShare Learning”, please click here.

MindShare Learning is Canada’s leading EdTech strategy consulting, news, and professional learning events company. Its hallmark is providing strategic solutions to learning and technology providers in the K-12, higher ed and lifelong learning space, to support student success.

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The Coherence Framework in Action

California School Boards Association
Governance Brief
October 2017

Promising Practices for Developing and Implementing LCAPs by Michael Fullan and Susan Lovenburg with David DeLuz and Kathy Armstrong

Excerpt:
Understanding this need to build local capacity, California School Boards Association launched the LCFF Collaborative Working Group (CWG) in 2014, in partnership with California Forward, to provide the collaborative space and technical support needed by governance teams to successfully navigate the LCFF/LCAP transformation.

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