Accountable and Collaborative

For transformational change to occur in international schools, common understanding within the school is critical.  Recently I reread a chapter from Stuart's  (2016) Global Perspectives.   In this section, Singapore American School teacher Joshua Curnett highlights  the challenges when international teacher cooperate.  These obstacles come from a different perspective  of how the Professional Learning Communities (PLC) model  (Dufour, Dufour, … Continue reading Accountable and Collaborative

How PLCs Work in International Schools

For the past decade, Professional Learning Communities or PLCs have popularized many US schools' approach to teacher collaboration.  The most common PLC model is the Dufour PLC framework (Dufour, Dufour, Eaker, & Many, 2010).  In this framework, teacher groups meet to analyze student data in order to make professional decisions for student improvement.  Up until now, much PLC … Continue reading How PLCs Work in International Schools