Changing the school culture
How do schools change? What do we know about the change process? Does the individual school have the capacity to change - and under what conditions? This book, based on research carried out at the Oslo-based international school improvement programme, IMTEC, poses, debates and answers all these questions. It promotes the Institutional Development Programme (IDP) - tested for over 15 years in several countries - which is a revolutionary change strategy for schools. Dalin examines thoroughly how it can be adapted in creative ways, with insight, to the particular needs of the school context.
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The Future of Schooling
Supporting Institutional Development
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achieve activities adhocracy analysis assessment basic become behaviour challenges change management change process Chapter clarify classroom client climate co-operation colleagues competence complex conflicts curriculum Dalin development process diagnosis discussion effective schools environment evaluation experience external consultant feedback Figure flow chart formal goals headmaster helps the school IDP consultant IDP process illustrates implementation important innovation institution institutionalization internal involved Isselburg issues Job rotation joint learning organization learning process management by objectives means North Rhine-Westphalia objectives OECD opportunities organizational culture organizational development organizational learning outcomes parents participants pedagogical peer supervision peer supervision groups perspective phase planning practice priority problem-solving project model question real needs relationship role school culture school leader school leadership school management school-based situation skills staff development starting point Steering Committee strategy structure tasks teachers and students understand usually values and norms