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Beyond Expectations Andy’s Plan For Uplifting Leadership
Calgary teachers do amazing work with students every day. Andy Hargreaves, a passionate educator and professor at Boston College, has challenged teachers across the continent to uplift their performance, and school districts to uplift their people. Co-‐Created In a symposium held on February 12, 2014, more than one Vision hundred Calgary educators attended a workshop with Andy to discuss uplifting leadership – four principles that are key to successful transformation: • Having an inspiring destination/dream Collabora0on to • Forging a distinctive path decide on a • Promoting sustainable growth dis0nc0ve path • Creating shared targets and thoughtful metrics Taken collectively, Hargreaves maps out a process whereby school systems can work collaboratively, building trust by uplifting everyone involved, and creating positive, sustainable change together. Districts & schools cooperate to promote sustainable growth Calgary’s teachers have been involved in international change initiatives for many years now. As discussion ensued, we discovered that, in many ways, teachers are already performing beyond expectations. Shared targets & though
Jun 28, 2013 - an internal review to determine what Alberta Education-initiated tasks can be ... improvements to diploma exams, shifting to electronic exams using an online system and ... computer-based tests and giving teachers more tools to help ..
Our focus groups contained between eight and fifty members (fewer than 300 teachers in total) of a teacher population that numbers in the thousands, ergo the qualitative aspect of our research study (similar to other studies) cannot meet statistical