The New Imperatives of Educational Change : Achievement with Integrity
- Hardback | 150 pages
- 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 340g
- 14 Nov 2016
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 9 Illustrations, black and white
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Table of contents
Introduction: The Tipping Point for Educational Change
Chapter 1: Imperatives Old and New
Chapter 2: The Evidentiary Imperative: Studying Results
Chapter 3: The Interpretive Imperative: We Have to Think!
Chapter 4: The Professional Imperative: New Frameworks
Chapter 5: The Global Imperative: Optimizing Convergence
Chapter 6: The Existential Imperative: The Ends of Education
Chapter 7: Achievement with Integrity
-Linda Darling-Hammond, President and CEO, Learning Policy Institute and Charles E. Ducommun Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, US
"In this deeply humane book, doing what is right for students as whole and happy individuals, developing their gifts, skills and talents, comes first. But the picture is completed by finally acknowledging that in public education, the individual is not the only beneficiary. Creative, compassionate, critical thinkers are essential to a just and democratic society where all can live and thrive together. It's more than a contribution to our economy. Dennis Shirley rejects the notion that we educate our children so that they can all get good jobs. We educate our children so that we can all live in a good society."
-Lily Eskelsen Garcia, President, National Education Association, US
"Dennis Shirley applies his prodigious knowledge and experience, and inventive mind to produce a powerful framework for understanding the past and shaping the future of educational change. His critique of existing `imperatives' is incisive and devastating in exposing the fundamental flaws of system change models of the past 30 years. A refreshing and insightful read on a big topic."
-Michael Fullan, Professor Emeritus, OISE/University of Toronto, CA
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