Interviews

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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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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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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Michael Fullan Commentary on Education in Australia

Michael Fullan’s interview with John Graham, Editor, has been published in the latest edition of the American Education Union’s journal Professional Voice. 

The online version of the interview is available at https://www.aeuvic.asn.au/michael-fullan-public-school-improvement-and-role-school-leadership-process

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Making Progress Possible: A Conversation

Do you ever wonder how to truly achieve change in your school or system? If you haven’t already read Michael Fullan’s book, The Six Secrets of Change, this interview with Naomi Thiers of Educational Leadership is a good place to start.

Michael Fullan Educational Leadership Interview (downloadable pdf)

Educational Leadership
June 2017 | Volume 74 | Number 9
Gearing Up for Change Pages 8-14
Making Progress Possible:
A Conversation with Michael Fullan

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Deep Learning in a Digital World

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:
Sarah Prevette
Tony Glover
Peter Skillen
Michael Fullan
Carol Campbell
Andy Hargreaves
Rafranz Davis

 

About Quest:
Every year the York Region District School Board’s Quest Conference brings together members of the educational community from around the world.

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