TITLE

THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF ASSESSING THE SCHOOL'S CLIMATE AND CULTURE IN PLANNING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Lindahl, Ronal A.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Educational Planning;2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
School climate and culture are essential elements to both school performance and school improvement. Yet, those who plan for school improvement often overlook these key components and fail to adequately take a school's unique climate and culture into consideration when implementing reforms. This article focuses on the need to assess school climate and culture when planning for change. While such assessments are complex, they can inform the planner's decisions related to which improvement strategies to employ as well as how to implement proposed changes.
ACCESSION #
66782257

 

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