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Vieluf, Svenja; Kaplan, David; Klieme, Eckhard; Bayer, Sonja – OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2012
Fortunately, teaching practices help shape the learning experiences and increase motivation and achievement for students. In addition, it has been revealed that when teachers collaborate well together they also tend to work better with students. This new informative publication clearly identifies and arranges profiles in relation to two connected…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation
Stoll, Louise; Louis, Karen Seashore – Open University Press, 2007
There is great interest internationally in the potential of professional learning communities for enhancing educational reform efforts and sustaining improvement. This international collection, with contributions from researchers and those leading initiatives in five countries, aims to broaden and deepen conceptions and understanding of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Faculty Development
Thessin, Rebecca A.; Starr, Joshua P. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
Teachers need to be taught how to collaborate. When the Stamford (Conn.) Public Schools introduced PLCs in the district's 20 schools, they learned of the four roles that districts play when implementing PLCs systemwide: 1) Districts must involve teachers and administrators in developing and leading the PLC process, 2) they must teach…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Learning Activities, Interprofessional Relationship, Communities of Practice
Dimmock, Clive – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Leadership, Capacity Building and School Improvement" provides a fresh and original perspective on the most important issues confronting today's practitioners and academics in the field of educational leadership. New and exciting concepts are introduced such as the research-engaged school of the future. While its theoretical and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Self Efficacy
Woods, Deanna – 2002
This guide is designed for anyone who wants to work together with others to improve schools. Its aim is to create a high-performing learning community that is able to meet the highest goals for every student in its care. It identifies the "bottom line" of school-improvement efforts, that is, which elements research, best practice, and theory…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines