This book offers guidelines for involving staff, parents, and students in school development, with a CD-ROM of reproducibles to customize the program to your own school culture.
Chapter 8: Barriers to Progress – Inset Day 2
Barriers to Progress – Inset Day 2
Whilst we were now ready to decide on the actions we wanted to undertake as a school in order to move towards our new vision we also realised there would be barriers to this. We therefore decided to run this session not only to generate ideas for implementing change but also to address potential barriers.
In all establishments, including schools, there are some routines or organisational procedures that can become a barrier to change. The ‘we've always done it this way’ mentality had to be challenged. This session, facilitated by external consultants, had come at the right moment as we needed to ensure we were prepared to make some possibly fundamental changes.
As previously ...