(p.74). Cultural change is challenging and time consuming yet very necessary. The leader needs to be well aware of the necessary changes that the school requires in order to stay competitive and for that the needed changes often require a change in the school culture. The leader might also need to change the norms and introduce new ways of doing things in accordance with the modern time period that the school is a part of. The leader must create an overall positive school culture which includes a flourishing hardworking staff and students.
As mentioned earlier in this paper, societal developments in several domains confront schools and teachers nowadays with more challenges of different kinds (Elchardus, 1994; Hargreaves, 1994b). In order to meet these challenges, teachers’ professional development is considered vital (Hoyle, 1989; Vonk, 1989). Each school is expected to create favorable conditions for teachers’ professional development (Berg, 1983). In the literature the importance for professional development in order to achieve job satisfaction (Helderman and Spruit, 1993; Kottkamp, 1990; Tuetteman and Punch, 1992) is stressed. In
So why not scribble it straight into the pedagogical curriculum? What’s the wait for? The Time and Energy Educators and society as a whole have been asking for major reconstruction of the education system. Something that succeeds with common core standards, requires critical thinking and involves more real world problem-solving. However, there are bigger decisions and politics involved.
So, by introducing organized and well teaching methods in education department and institution we have to developed the country so, we can say that imbalance teaching methods are mostly being problems in education. (James Nichols, 1995) We should adopt authentic way of
According to Adenle (2011), bad management is one of the major reasons why individuals resist change at the workplace. Change resistance are created whenever management refuse to communicate what, when, how, why, and who. Sometimes it is how, when, and why management does it that creates resistance to change. In most workplaces, many employees do what they are accustomed to because they feel more comfortable and secure with their previous routines. If doing what they are accustom of doing from the past worked best for them, then they may more than likely resist change.
It will help them to distinguish the hidden curriculum messages. To sum up, the main task of the hidden curriculum is to contribute to society proper productive members. That is why this aspect places a crucial place in schooling and requires a huge responsibility from the teachers’ side. Also, this topic demands more investigations for the purpose of developing of the hidden curriculum in the continuously changing
The collected information by teachers and students in the form of study materials, assignments should reach the learners as knowledge. Conversion of information of chosen subjects of the course into knowledge of learners through effective pedagogy is essential feature of higher education. (4) Choosing Effective Pedagogy for Teaching & Learning : The effective methods of information imparting to the learners should be developed and used in higher education system depending on the nature of course and the subjects to be offered in the course. Choosing the effective pedagogy which is student centric and has assured success of enhancing knowledge is real challenge for higher education institutions and its teachers. Various pedagogies are currently used as well as under development using innovative teaching –learning models, information communication technology, multi-media technology and experimental learning
These are often hard conversations to start and harder ones to control: teachers have to be prepared to confront their own understanding of why they teach their classes in the way they do, schools must look beyond administrative reasons for organisational structures to reconnect with their pedagogic goals and learners must explore why they are less engaged in some lessons than
Persons will now display a new way of thinking and demonstrate new behaviour, since, they will be continuously supported through the process of education and communication until they become familiar with the change. This final stage of Lewin’s change theory which he refers to as the freezing or refreezing, deals with reinforcing, stabilizing and solidifying the new state which is important to ensure that people do not revert to their old way of thinking or doing (Lunenburg & Orstein,
Curriculum development is an ideologically driven process often leading to heated political debates in the country. The implementation of the new curricula would mean a change in the instructional approaches to that that appeal to problem solving and development of high cognitive skills among learners. The teachers’ levels of understanding and preparing science lessons will have to change from to the more traditional approaches to more innovative approaches that appeal to contractive and constructive learning as compared to rote learning. The national