Large-scale education reform is being pursued with greater ambitions in all of the developed countries. The attempt now is to go beyond initial success which has plateaued in many countries to new breakthroughs. Fortunately we have several examples of deliberate strategic reforms from which to learn new insight. Based on case examples that I am involved in, several lessons are worth noting.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Fullan
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  1. 1.Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)University of TorontoCanada

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