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Andrew Hargreaves was the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College until 2018. The mission of the Chair is to promote social justice and connect theory and practice in education.
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Flip the System US
Michael Soskil - Oct 30, 2020
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This powerful and honest book uncovers how we can flip the system, building a more democratic, equitable, and cohesive society where teacher expertise drives solutions to education challenges. Editor Michael Soskil brings together a team of diverse voices to highlight solutions, spark positive change, and show us the path forward towards a more civ...
Andy Hargreaves
Apr 14, 2021
Solid review on an important book. If ever there was a time to #flipthesystem, this is it. @msoskil @dennisshirley @debsnet @TCRecord      source
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The Strategy Playbook for Educational Leaders
Isobel Stevenson - Dec 15, 2020
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This how-to resource provides leaders with a concrete framework for a strategic improvement plan, helping educators link the "principles" to "processes" of planning. Packed with key takeaways and additional resources, this book provides the concrete tools to design a strong strategy for improvement and enables educational leaders to think construct...
Andy Hargreaves
Dec 17, 2020
Strategic planning is the place where great ideas often go to die. Not here. This book doesn't only make strategic planning practical. It also makes it feel inspiring. @jennieweiner @isobeltx @jsupo @MichaelFullan1      source
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Inequality, Education and the Working Classes (21st Century Standpoints)
Diane Reay - Nov 11, 2017
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In this book Diane Reay, herself working class turned Cambridge professor, brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden's pioneering Education and the Working Class from 1962 up to date for the 21st century. Drawing on over 500 interviews, the book, part of the 21st Century Standpoints series published in association with the British Sociological Associ...
Andy Hargreaves
Feb 19, 2020
Diane Reay grew up in a mining community and compares her 1960s experience of social mobility with the shrinking opportunities for working class children today. This is the #11/20 books that influenced my own memoir. @AlmaHarris1 @wilfarmstrong @LordJimKnight @Ed_Dorrell      source
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Slaying Goliath
The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America's Public Schools
Diane Ravitch - Jan 21, 2020
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From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, author of the best-selling Reign of Error ("fearless" --Jonathan Kozol, NYRB)--an impassioned, inspiring look at the ways in which parents, teach...
Andy Hargreaves
Jan 14, 2020
[email protected] takes on The Disrupters. @arthurcamins reviews Ravitch's brilliant new book, Slaying Goliath. @pasi_sahlberg @LDH_ed @PedroANoguera @daveswords      source
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Learning from Singapore
The Power of Paradoxes (Routledge Leading Change Series)
Pak Tee Ng - Jan 20, 2017
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Learning from Singapore tells the inside story of the country’s journey in transforming its education system from a struggling one to one that is hailed internationally as effective and successful. It is a story not of the glory of international test results, but of the hard work and tenacity of a few generations of policy makers, practitioners and...
Andy Hargreaves
Sep 22, 2017
Pak Tee Ng blows leaders away at @scotgov Int'l Improvement Conf. Read his book @pasi_sahlberg @CEOScel @GTCSKen      source