ERIC Number: EJ1024396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 107
Effective Consultants: A Conceptual Framework for Helping School Systems Achieve Systemic Reform
Hazle Bussey, Leslie; Welch, Jennie C.; Mohammed, Meca B.
School Leadership & Management, v34 n2 p156-178 2014
A growing number of organisations--universities, non-profits, independent consultants--are emerging as partners to school systems pursuing systemic improvement. This proliferation invites questions probing the interaction between school systems and their consulting partners. Drawing on a cross-disciplinary review of literature, this theoretical paper (1) explores the processes and strategies used by consulting organisations as partners to school systems and (2) proposes a conceptual framework as a starting point for implementation and evaluation of effective consulting for systemic improvement.
Descriptors: Educational Change, Consultants, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Effectiveness, School Role, Models, Theories, Literature Reviews
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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