Everything you need to implement school change that gets results! If you’ve been wondering how to effectively lead and manage results-driven, system-wide implementations, look no further. Internationally recognized education expert Michael Barber explores exactly how to translate policy into practice for long-term, measurable results. Building on his groundbreaking book, Deliverology 101, Barber provides proven methods and clear steps to achieve successful policy implementation and offer practical solutions for reviving stalled reform efforts. New cases studies and embedded links help you develop a delivery “skillset” for building capacity, effective coalitions, and a coherent, flexible plan for implementation. Leaders and staff at both national and local levels will learn to: • Establish a Delivery Unit to set clear, measureable goals and build a reform coalition • Understand delivery through data analysis and strategic progress monitoring • Plan for delivery with explicit, day-to-day implementation planning updated with proven methods from years of practice • Drive delivery with progress monitoring, momentum building, and course corrections • Create an irreversible delivery culture by identifying and addressing challenges as they occur Don’t leave your education policy implementation to chance. Use this new field guide to get your implementation on the right track today!
Chapter 4A: Establish Routines to Drive and Monitor Performance
Establish Routines to Drive and Monitor Performance
System Leader Summary
Once you’ve done some planning, you will need to know—as frequently and meaningfully as possible—how well you’re doing at implementing the plan and achieving the results it promises. This is the purpose of a delivery routine: a regularly scheduled and structured conversation between you and your accountable leaders to review progress against your goals, discuss and solve major challenges, and make decisions to drive delivery forward. These routines, brokered and managed by your delivery leader using the tools in this chapter, will create a consistent sense of urgency for your system to deliver results.
Your time, and the seriousness with which you take your delivery routines, are the single greatest ...