Leading a Creative School
Initiating and Sustaining School Change
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Introducing creativity to the classroom is a concern for teachers, governments and future employers around the world, and there has been a drive to make experiences at school more exciting, relevant, challenging and dynamic for all young people, ensuring they leave education able to contribute to the global creative economy.
Leading a Creative Schoolshows that school leaders are central in any change process, and offers suggestions and models of practice for a whole school change towards creative practice. Providing an accessible overview of key issues and debates surrounding different methods of creative change, practical activities, and stimulus material for to help teachers, this book will explain how to:
- reflect on why change is important for your school
- motivate your teaching staff
- create the conditions for a whole school change
- develop practical strategies to make changes long lasting
- and assess and monitor changes taking place.
Providing case studies and examples of school change from leading practitioners throughout, this book is an invaluable guide for all those involved in school leadership, management and change.
PUBLICATION DATE: 8/9/2011