ERIC Number: ED171696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Helping Schools Change: Strategies Derived from Field Experience. Occasional Papers/20.
Leithwood, K. A.; And Others
This monograph speaks to the general problem of helping schools improve their effectiveness and specifically is concerned with the nature of strategies most appropriate for use by university-based research and development personnel. The purpose is to identify and describe some of the more important features of effective, clinically oriented approaches to school change. Twelve projects developed for the Ontario public school system are studied to identify common properties. The monograph focuses on the following: the case studies and their descriptions; characterizing effective school change strategies through both analysis of case studies and interviews with change agents; and explaining the results and developing further guidelines for helping schools change. A summary and references are provided. (DS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Innovation, Field Studies, Improvement Programs, Program Descriptions, Public Schools
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education 1979, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.