April 24, 2023 - May 29, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- How will an understanding of effective schools guide your next steps as a leader?
- In a post-pandemic period, what are the key elements to address?
- How is your school performing? What are the strengths? Areas for improvement?
- What are the high yield areas for improvement?
- How can you strengthen the ‘system’ to support your school and others?
In this module participants will
- review and examine the effective school research from McKinsey & Company, Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), Washington State University, Larry Lezotte and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
- identify characteristics of effective schools that support 21st century teaching and learning, using national school effectiveness, private, and international school accreditation frameworks
- explore key characteristics of the world’s best school systems according to OECD
- identify characteristics of effective schools that build intercultural competencies and global citizenship skills
- increase the understanding of components for effective schools including focus on learning, student voice, monitoring and assessment, strong home-school relationships, high expectations and clear mission and vision
- understand characteristics of effective learning organizations based on the research of Peter Senge
- understand the role of school and system leaders in developing and sustaining effective schools and systems and
- review key actions of leaders of high performing school and systems that set them apart from others.