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Educational Administration and Supervision

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A Case Study Of Teachers' Perceptions In A Culture Of Change, John Percy Jan 1997

A Case Study Of Teachers' Perceptions In A Culture Of Change, John Percy

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The purpose of this research is to examine the effects of ongoing educational change that has occurred at a particular school. It attempts to identify the thoughts of teachers as they work within this culture of change and link them to the literature on what change looks like from the position of teaching. Unless the experience of teaching is considered from the perspective of teachers, educational change could become professional rhetoric.

The research seeks to understand why some educational changes are perceived by teachers as being more effective than others in improving the teaching – learning interface at a particular secondary ...