Michael Barber, former chief advisor on delivery to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, provides steps to achieving public education reform in this practical field guide.
Chapter 4: Drive Delivery
Your system's strategy, targets, trajectories, and plans all represent commitments made by your system, which, if honored, should generate real results. Your Delivery Unit's role will be to track progress against these commitments, to identify challenges and change course where required, and above all to push your system to keep its promises.
In this chapter, you will be using the lessons you have learned and analyses and plans you have developed in the previous three chapters to drive delivery. This chapter will take you through the critical tools that are at the heart of a Delivery Unit's work: routines, problem-solving approaches, and tactics for pushing your system beyond its early wins. This chapter consists of three modules:
- Establish routines to drive and ...