Vision, mission and strategy

In search of dynamic stability

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In order to be successful, organisations have to solve a paradox: they have to be both stable, while at the same time open to change. Andy Homden explains that in order to solve this problem and plan effectively for the long term, “Vision”, “Mission” and “Strategy” need clear definition. If used properly, these terms set the foundations for moving a school from “Good” to “Great”. 

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What teachers should know and be able to do

teacherPublished by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), 1987, now available as The 5 Core Propositions.

I found this short tract when I inherited the contents of the bookshelves in my office at Enka Schools in 2002. It lingered there for a little longer, but then I picked it up one afternoon and read it from cover to cover in an hour (it’s 21 pages long). I was fascinated by the unambiguously simple title and I was not disappointed by what it had to say. In making the case for rigorous and thoughtful practice, it makes five propositions:

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