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