The following is a sample of some of the Articles that will be available in the CLARITY Learning Suite and will be referenced in the Modules and Sessions.
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Sustaining Students’ Increased Achievement Through Second Order Change: Do Collaboration And Leadership Count?
In this paper we delve into the issue of sustainability of student achievement by examining and reflecting upon actions taken by a large school district with which we are associated.
Leading with Knowledge in Communities of Practice
It takes leaders who are passionate, committed and selfless to step up and lead confidently and knowledgeably in Communities of Practice.
Sustaining Leadership in Complex Times: An individual and system solution
Michael Fullan, OISE/University of Toronto Lyn Sharratt, York Region District School Board Chapter 5, prepared for Brent Davies, Ed. Sustaining and Developing Leaders. London: Sage Publications, June, 2006 Leadership energy has recently received greater attention as people grapple with the complexity, not only of achieving substantial improvement under challenging circumstances, but also of maintaining organizational…
Setting the Table for Collaborative Professionalism
How does a district move from pockets of improvement in some schools to improvement in most schools and most classrooms, then importantly to improvement in every school, in every classroom? In other words, how does a system or district move to ALL students showing growth and achievement?
Excerpt from “Good to Great to Innovate”
Understanding the Pathways to Career Readiness Frame: Finding TrueNorth is the first step in Recalculating the Route. It provides us with a series of lenses through which to consider new educational programming that responds to economic and social drivers.
Shifting away from distractions to improve Australia’s schools: Time for a Reboot
This paper argues that we must intentionally change the narrative that frames our definition of ‘success’ in education and our priorities for reform. The narrative of choice and autonomy has impeded and undermined our focus on enhancing achievement for every student.
What Leadership Actions Are Necessary to Directly Increase All Students’ Growth and Achievement?
The purpose of this study is to answer what leadership actions are necessary to directly increase all students’ growth and achievement? By first investigating improvement work done in two states: Ontario, Canada, and Queensland, Australia, and in two school regions within these states, the over-arching research question, became clear: “What are the common leadership practices between and within schools and systems that result in improved learning for all students regardless of learning need, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic background or past experiences?”