The Nature of Innovation Schools

  • Nancy Law
  • Allan Yuen
  • Robert Fox


Classrooms are embedded inside schools and, in turn, embedded in larger, contextual units such as school districts all the way to an entire education system. We have examined ICT-using pedagogical innovations at the classroom level, in particular the features that characterize the innovations as different from “normal practice.” This section of the book comprises three chapters in which we extend the ecological study of innovations in order to examine the contextual conditions at the school level. Our overarching question at this point is how can pedagogical innovative practices be supported, sustained, and scaled up?


Educational Change Educational Innovation Classroom Level Pedagogical Innovation Innovation Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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