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EDEM 628: Weekly Materials

   
 

List of Presented Materials and Assigned Readings:

  • Week 1 (Jan. 7)
    • Introduction
      • Course Syllabus & Requirements
      • Schedule
      • Sharing Expectations
      • What do we know?
  • Week 2 (Jan. 14)
    • The 'Big Picture': Resource Management and Decision-Making:
      • Topics:
        • Decentralization versus Centralization
        • School Based Management/Decision Making
        • Systemic change, the reform, and managing resources (who does what?)
        • Systems overview managing the reform
  • Week 3 (Jan. 21)
    • Linking Change and Resource Management
      • Quebec's Changing Reality
      • Community Consultation
      • The Community Learning Centre Notion
  • Week 4 (Jan. 28)
    • Accountability
      • Accountable for what?
      • Accountability and Public Education
      • Success Plans and Accountability; Community Report; The Partners
  • Week ?? (Jan. 21)
    • Resource Management & Decision-making
      • Decentralization versus Centralization
      • School Based Management/Decision-Making
      • Post-Modernity...and the Three Question
  • Week ?? (Jan. 28)
    • HR Management
      • Staffing, Recruitment, and Retention
      • Labour Relations
      • Key Curriculum Orienations
  • Week ??5 (Feb. 4)
    • The Art of Scheduling
      • Overview
      • Philosophy & General Principals
      • Different Tools
  • Week 6 (Feb. 11)
    • Capacity Building
      • Training and Development - Professional Learning Communities
      • Performance and Management
      • Staff PD
  • Week 7 (Feb. 18)
    • Funding Education in Quebec
      • An Overview of Quebec Education Funding
      • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Week 8 (Mar. 3)
    • Budgeting and Finanacial Statement
      • Developing a Budget
      • Producing Financial Statements
      • Narrative Research - the importance of 'stories'
  • Week 9 (Mar. 10)
    • Responsibilities under the Education Act
      • The Role of the Governing Board and Responsibilities of the Principal
      • Buildings - Leadership/Management
  • Week 4 (Mar. 17)
    • Accountability
      • What is Accountability...and accountable for what?
      • Accountability and Public Education
      • Success Plans and Accountability
  • Week 11 (Mar. 24)
    • Relationships, Politics, and All That Jazz
      • Revisiting the notions of "Leadership" and "Management"
      • "The Team" as an Intellectual & Emotional Resource
  • Week 3 (Mar. 31)
    • Linking Change and Resource Management
      • Quebec's Changing Reality
      • Community Consultation
      • The Community Learning Centre Notion
  • Week 13 (April 7)
    • Culmination
      • Putting It All Together!
      • Processing the Course

Topics and Tasks will be revised and adjusted as the course unfolds based on participants' needs. Documents will be added as the course unfolds and particpant needs are identified.

   
       
 

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