The New Meaning of Educational Change

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Teachers College Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Education - 297 pages
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When first published in 1982, this classic guide revolutionized how educational reform was regarded. Now, Michael Fullan has greatly revised and expanded his ideas to provide powerful insights into the complexity of reform and to recommend inspiring and practical strategies for lasting improvement.
 

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Contents

A BRIEF HISTORY OF EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
3
THE FIRST ATTEMPT FALLS FLAT
4
THE PLAN OF THE BOOK
9
PROSPECTS FOR REFORM
16
SOURCES OF EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
21
INNOVATIONS ABOUND
24
THE MEANING OF EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
29
THE GENERAL PROBLEM OF THE MEANING OF CHANGE
30
THE STUDENT
151
WHERE STUDENTS ARE
153
THE STUDENT AND CHANGE
159
THE DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR
165
THE DISTRICT ADMINISTRATORS AND CHANGE
170
WHAT SCHOOL SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE
175
CAUTIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
179
THE CONSULTANT
185

THE SUBJECTIVE MEANING OF EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
32
THE OBJECTIVE REALITY OF EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
38
SHARED MEANING AND PROGRAM COHERENCE
46
THE CAUSES AND PROCESSES OF INITIATION
49
FACTORS AFFECTING INITIATION
53
THE DILEMMAS OF INITIATION
65
CAUSESPROCESSES OF IMPLEMENTATION AND CONTINUATION
69
FACTORS AFFECTING IMPLEMENTATION
71
KEY FACTORS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS
72
FACTORS AFFECTING CONTINUATION
87
IMPLEMENTATIONCONTINUATION WORRIES
90
PERSPECTIVES ON THE CHANGE PROCESS
91
PLANNING DOING AND COPING WITH CHANGE
95
SUCCESS IS POSSIBLE
103
PLANNING AND COPING
104
THE SCOPE OF CHANGE
110
EDUCATIONAL CHANGE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
113
THE TEACHER
115
WHERE TEACHERS ARE
116
ENTER CHANGE
123
PROFESSIONALISM AT THE CROSSROADS
133
THE PRINCIPAL
137
WHERE PRINCIPALS ARE
138
THE PRINCIPAL AND CHANGE
141
THE COMPLEXITY OF LEADERSHIP
147
OUTSIDEIN
193
INSIDEOUT
195
THE PARENT AND THE COMMUNITY
197
PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN SCHOOLS
198
SCHOOL BOARDS AND COMMUNITIES
208
IMPLICATIONS
213
EDUCATIONAL CHANGE AT THE REGIONAL AND NATIONAL LEVELS
217
GOVERNMENTS
219
THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENTS
220
THE CASE OF THE NATIONAL LITERACY AND NUMERACY STRATEGY
225
IMPLICATIONS
232
PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION OF TEACHERS
237
THE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS
239
HIRING AND INDUCTION
249
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATORS
253
STANDARDS OF PRACTICE
255
RECULTURING SCHOOLS
259
THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP
260
TO RECREATE A PROFESSION
265
THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
267
REFERENCES
273
INDEX
287
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
297
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