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Progress traps

July 10, 2017

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Selected reference

Wright, R. (2004). A short history of progress. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.

What does it really take to improve schools?

July 2, 2017

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Selected reference

Hatch, T. (2012). What does it really take to improve schools? Paper presented at the University of California, San Diego. Retrieved July 2 2017 http://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/archive/assets/documents/MidHudsonHearing9-10-12/ThomasHatchTestimony.pdf

Defining informed agency

June 26, 2017

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Selected reference

Evans, D. (2017). Building organisational capacity: The role of professional trust. eLeading: Management Strategies for School Leaders. ACEL. Retrieved June 25 2017 https://www.academia.edu/33281394/Building_organisational_capacity_The_role_of_professional_trust

Realities of stratification

June 18, 2017

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Selected reference

Potter, G. (2010). Power and knowledge: a dialectical contradiction.  Journal of Critical Realism 9(2), 133- 154.

Cultivate curiosity

June 11, 2017

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Selected reference

Erwin, K. (2014). Communicating the new: Methods to shape and accelerate innovation. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Live inside your dreams

June 5, 2017

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Selected reference

Auster, P. (2005). The Brooklyn follies. London: Faber and Faber Limited.

The guru

May 30, 2017

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Selected reference

Eacott, S. (2017). School leadership and the cult of the guru: the neo-Taylorism of Hattie. School leadership & management. Retrieved May 29 2017 http://scotteacott.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Eacott_SLAM_2017.pdf

 

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