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Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change (2nd Revised edition)

Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change (2nd Revised edition)

By: R. Bruce Williams (author)Hardback

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This updated edition shows school leaders how to become powerful agents of school change. The author provides 55 tools to aid in the transformation and reform process, allowing all participants to develop skills that foster communication, consensus, and schoolwide support. This valuable resource outlines twelve roles based on the four main functions of effective facilitators: leading the collaboration and change process, providing skills training, acting as a resource consultant, and motivating and energizing the group.

About Author

Bruce Williams has more than thirty five years of international consulting experience, and is noted for his expertise in group facilitation and in planning and team building methodologies. Williams' specialty is facilitating participative, interactive group workshops whether they are focused on strategic planning and consensus building or instructional methodologies for the classroom. He has conducted successful workshops on brain compatible learning and school change facilitation, and he frequently presents in the areas of cooperative learning, higher order thinking skills, and authentic assessment. With seven years' experience in teaching English as a second language in Japan and Korea, Williams is highly experienced in working with diverse populations. Thirty-six years' experience in adult training also make him a valuable resource in facilitating school change. In addition to conference workshops in 2002 in Australia and New Zealand, he has been invited three times to present workshops for teachers in Singapore. In April of 2004, Williams was the keynote speaker for 400 principals and teachers in Beijing.


Foreword by Arthur L. CostaAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorIntroduction to the New EditionIntroductionPart 1. Process Leader1. The Architect Sees the Big Picture2. The Carpenter Builds Consensus3. The Contractor Steers the ProcessPart 2. Skills Trainer4. The Coach Devises Strategies5. The Quarterback Leads the Team6. The Sportscaster Announces the GamePart 3. Resource Consultant7. The Producer Organizes the Project8. The Director Overcomes Obstacles9. The Promoter Advertises SuccessesPart 4. Group Energizer10. The Conductor Stayes True to the Score11. The Concertmaster Harmonizes the Environment12. The Critic Celebrates the PerformanceEpilogueAppendicesReferencesIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412961127
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781412961127
  • ISBN10: 1412961122
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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