NSW educators wanting to improve public school system could learn from Ontario
In Australia, relentless debates over education, arguments over curriculum and disputes about funding models could easily leave observers convinced the sky isn’t far off falling down.
Some of the bad news is true. But the good news is that, with the right strategies in place and some persistence, education systems can not only stave off doom but can, in fact, make substantial progress.
… Read more NSW – Fullan article in The Age
Filmed at the Building Learning Communities conference in Boston, Michael talks about the role of the principal and the three strategies they need to practice to move forward. Fullan says that for principals to have impact they need to participate as lead learners, contribute as system players, and develop push and pull skills to be effective change agents.
… Read more Three Keys to Maximizing Impact: BLC Interview, Boston
In this interview with Anthony Salcito, Michael talks about his new work with Greg Butler and New Pedagogies for Deep Learning.
NPDL is a global initiative launched by Fullan and Greg Butler, in partnership with Microsoft and number of other partners. The goal was to recruit 10 clusters of 100 schools to “identify, apply and diffuse new pedagogies for deep learning accelerated by technology.” In other words: create a global education reform movement.
… Read more Daily Edventures: Anthony Salcito Interviews Michael Fullan
Nesta recently published a report I did with Katelyn Donnelly called Alive in the Swamp, Assessing Digital Innovations in Education.
Alive in the Swamp provides an actionable guide to learning technology that will allow founders, funders, and teachers to make better decisions. It identifies persistent gaps in innovation activity and points to what needs to be done if we are to finally make good on the promise of technology to transform learning.
… Read more Education Week’s Tom Vander Ark Interviews Michael on ‘Alive in the Swamp’, July 2013
Michael Fullan may be coming soon to a school district near you.
The man credited with transforming the Canadian province of Ontario into one of the world’s most effective school systems is ready to help California do the same. Fullan, though, would lead the state in a sharply different direction from the forced march that federal officials in Washington, D.C., have led over the past decade.
“I want California to become an alternative model to No Child Left Behind; that would be a great thing to aspire to,” Fullan said last month during an interview in Sacramento.
… Read more Interview with EdSource, April 2013: “California looks to Ontario…”
A panel discussion on the future of aboriginal education, a lecture on how technology is changing the face of classrooms and educational activities for children will be part of TVO activities in Peterborough March 2 and 3.
TVO, the province’s public educational media organization, is bringing its On the Road program to Trent University in Peterborough’s north end.
This year, the theme for the On the Road series is Learning 2030, said Jill Javet, TVO vice president of communications and marketing.
… Read more TV Ontario’s Steve Paikin has Michael Fullan on The Agenda on Aboriginal Education
The idea is to improve performance overall in schools. International education reform expert, Michael Fullan, has a different idea. Fullan says if schools in New York want to improve they need to foster motivation in teachers and students. Fullan spoke on February 11at the New York State Muscum in Albany. He explained Ontario’s approach on the public radio program, the Capital Pressroom.
Listen to Michael’s February 11 speech at:
… Read more How Schools Can Really Improve
Michael Fullan was quoted today in an article by Merrill Vergo that has inspired some discussion by readers.
Click here to read the article at EdSource.
… Read more The Crisis We Don’t Discuss