Author Spotlight:
Michael Fullan

Michael Fullan, OC is the former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, and Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto. He is co-leader of the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning global initiative (npdl.global). Recognized as a worldwide authority on educational reform, he advises policymakers and local leaders in helping to achieve the moral purpose of all children learning. Michael Fullan received the Order of Canada in December 2012. He holds honorary doctorates from several universities around the world.

Fullan is a prolific, award-winning author whose books have been published in many languages. His book Leading in a Culture of Change received the 2002 Book of the Year Award by Learning Forward, Breakthrough (with Peter Hill and Carmel Crévola) won the 2006 Book of the Year Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), and Turnaround Leadership in Higher Education (with Geoff Scott) won the Bellwether Book Award in 2009. Change Wars (with Andy Hargreaves) was named the 2009 Book of the Year by Learning Forward, and Professional Capital (with Andy Hargreaves) won the AACTE 2013 Book of the Year, and the Grawemeyer Award in Education in 2015.

 
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Michael Fullan 2 Pack :
Coherence + The New Meaning of Educational Change

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Coherence : The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts & Systems

Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn

This book provides school leaders and policy makers with a clear picture on the how and what of capacity building, looking at the concepts of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ policy drivers to identify the policies/ strategies ... Details
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Michael Fullan Deep Learning ACEL 2 Pack :
Dive into Deep Learning + Deep Learning

Michael Fullan

Dive Into Deep Learning
Tools for Engagement

Joanne Quinn, Joanne J. McEachen, Michael Fullan

Create learning experiences that transform not only learning, but life itself.

Learn about, improve, and expand your world of learning. This hands-on companion to the runaway best-seller, Deep Learning: Engage the... Details
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Michael Fullan Exclusive ACEL 2 Pack :
Nuance + Coherence

Nuance : Why Some Leaders Succeed and Others Fail

Break the cycle of surface-level change and failure

How do leaders become clearer as complexity increases? We live in a world where decisions require judgment, getting people on board, drawing on local knowledge, ingenuity, and commitment. As leaders, how do you get beneath surface-level change to tackle complex challenges with depth ... Details
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Author - Michael Fullan

This work is based on over 40 years of Michael Fullan’s (and other researcher’s) work and experience to draw our clear, implementable steps leaders can take to create positive school, district and system change. Indelible Leadership focus is on 6 specific actions leaders can take to create deep learning and change schools for the better. Deep learning will result in clear learning outcomes or competencies.

The 6 keys are: ... Details
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Motion Leadership in Action :
More Skinny on Becoming Change Savvy

Michael Fullan

How motion leadership "moves" educators to action!

In this indispensable sequel to the bestseller Motion Leadership, Fullan shares the real-life strategies and results of educators who have used motion leadership to propel entire organizations and systems forward. Success stories from the US and around the world illustrate how educators can use a small number ... Details
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Surreal Change :
The Real Life of Transforming Public Education

Michael Fullan

In Surreal Change: The Real Life of Transforming Public Education, internationally renowned expert Michael Fullan reflects on the leading trends and ideas within the educational change field over a 50-year period. The author traces the evolution of the field through his own personal developments and contributions to it, working chronologically through "The 12 Seminal Ideas"... Details
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by Michael Fullan

The author of Six Secrets of Change describes how and why the principal's role must change to maximize student achievement

Principals are often called the second most crucial in-school influencers (after teachers) of student learning. But what should the principal do in order to maximize student achievement? One of the best-known leadership authors in education, Fullan explains why the answer lies neither in micro-managing instruction nor... Details
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What's Worth Fighting for in the Principalship? Second Edition

Michael Fullan

Principals are now expected to do more in their already overloaded schedules. With a sense of urgency that will spur principals into action, this book provides targeted, specific and concrete examples from the field to reveal a new agenda for school leaders. Michael Fullan incisively characterises the current state of the principalship and presents Action Guidelines to help school... Details
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Authors - Lyle Kirtman & Michael Fullan

Leadership: Key Competencies for Whole-System Change combines the powerful decades-long work in leadership of authors and researchers Lyle Kirtman and Michael Fullan. They explore the pressures and complications of education today and inspire educators to create great and valuable changes in their practices. Kirtman and Fullan examine seven core leadership competencies for systemic change, combining them with real-world examples to ... Details
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Coherent School Leadership
Forging Clarity from Complexity

Michael Fullan, Lyle Kirtman

While leaders may desire or have been told that they must put certain structures into place in order to enhance their leadership capabilities, they may not know exactly what structures are needed, or the skills that are required for implementation. Authors Michael Fullan and Lyle Kirtman go beyond simply telling you what you need to put in place to enhance... Details
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The Power of Unstoppable Momentum: Key Drivers to Revolutionise Your District

by Michael Fullan

School districts can revolutionise their culture to improve student learning. In The Power of Unstoppable Momentum: Key Drivers to Revolutionise Your District, Michael Fullan and Mark A. Edwards detail a simple but powerful research-based process for integrating technology, pedagogy and deep learning that leads to lasting change.

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Change Leader :
Learning to Do What Matters Most

Michael Fullan

We live in a challenging, complex, inter-connected and unpredictable world beset by a range of seemingly insoluble problems. But, says Michael Fullan an internationally acclaimed authority on organizational change we have an increasing understanding of how to tackle complex change. This involves developing a new kind of leader: one who recognizes what is needed to bring about deep and... Details
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The Six Secrets of Change :
What the Best Leaders Do to Help Their Organizations Survive and Thrive

Michael Fullan
From bestselling author Michael Fullen wisdom for thriving in today's complex environment Successful organizations adjust quickly and intelligently to shifts in consumer tastes, political climate, and economic opportunity. How do they do it?
The Six Secrets of Change explores essential lessons for business and public sector leaders for... Details
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Freedom to Change :
Four Strategies to Put Your Inner Drive into Overdrive

Michael Fullan

Break free to make real change for yourself and others

Have you ever felt like your progress was being blocked, not just by your own circumstances, but by the presence and actions of others?Freedom to Change releases you from the trap of constantly telling yourself that you'd be more successful at teaching, leading, or contributing to an organization... Details
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The New Meaning of Educational Change

Michael Fullan

The book that revolutionized the theory and practice of educational change is now in its Fifth Edition! Michael Fullan’s The New Meaning of Educational Change is the definitive textbook on the study of educational change. Based on practical and fundamental work with education systems in several countries, the text captured the dilemmas and leading ideas for successful large-scale systemic reform. This... Details
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Nuance : Why Some Leaders Succeed and Others Fail

Michael Fullan

Break the cycle of surface-level change and failure

How do leaders become clearer as complexity increases? We live in a world where decisions require judgment, getting people on board, drawing on local knowledge, ingenuity, and commitment. As leaders, how do you get beneath surface-level change to tackle complex challenges with depth and clarity.

Nuance is the... Details
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Nuance + The Governance Core : ACEL Michael Fullan 2PK

Nuance
Break the cycle of surface-level change and failure

How do leaders become clearer as complexity increases? We live in a world where decisions require judgment, getting people on board, drawing on local knowledge, ingenuity, and commitment. As leaders, how do you get beneath surface-level change to tackle complex challenges with depth and clarity.

Nuance is the... Details
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Big-City School Reforms
Lessons From New York, Toronto, and London

Michael G. Fullan, Alan Boyle

Big cities have mostly failed in their efforts to reform public schools. This book shows why - and offers a framework for achieving future success. Fullan and Boyle, internationally renowned thinkers on school change, demonstrate that while the educational challenges of big cities can be overwhelming, they are not insurmountable. They identify six essential ... Details
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Taking Action Guide to Building Coherence in Schools, Districts, and Systems

Authors - Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn and Eleanor Adam

If you’ve been wondering how to effectively turn system overload and fragmentation into focused and coherent school, district and system change, look no further. Taking Action is a hands-on guide to Fullan and Quinn’s groundbreaking book, Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts and Systems. It provides... Details
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by Andy Hargreaves & Michael Fullan

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Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School is an incisive critique of the failing reform movements in many countries and a powerful manifesto for the only strategy that can and does work. Hargreaves and Fullan set out exactly and undeniably why the only way to move forward is to honour and improve the profession of teaching.

In this book, the authors equip teachers and... Details
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by Lyn Sharratt and Michael Fullan

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Build the bridge from data collection to improved instruction. Assessment data can bury you or give you focused attention on how to recognize and reach every student. This book will show how to develop a common language for sharing all students' progress with all teachers and leaders, and how to use ongoing assessment to inform instruction. Based on worldwide research of 500 educators, the book is... Details
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Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems

Authors - Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn

This book provides school leaders and policy makers with a clear picture on the how and what of capacity building, looking at the concepts of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ policy drivers to identify the policies/ strategies that have low yield and which ones have high yield in order to get maximum results for student learning and... Details
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Collective Efficacy: How Educators' Beliefs Impact Student Learning

by Jenni Donohoo

Collective Efficacy (CE), in the context of teachers and schools, is the simple idea that the efforts of the faculty, as a whole, will have a positive effect on students. This book is a research-based, albeit practical guide to promoting Collective Efficacy in schools -- the single most influential driver of student achievement. It contains practical strategies for... Details
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Dive Into Deep Learning : Tools for Engagement

Joanne Quinn, Joanne J. McEachen, Michael Fullan, Mag Gardner, Max Drummy

Create learning experiences that transform not only learning, but life itself.

Learn about, improve, and expand your world of learning. This hands-on companion to the runaway best-seller, Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World, provides an essential roadmap for building capacity in teachers, schools, districts, and... Details
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Putting Faces on the Data : What Great Leaders Do :
Exclusive 10 Pack

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Lyn Sharratt, Michael Fullan

Build the bridge from data collection to improved instruction Assessment data can bury you or give you focused attention on how to recognize and reach every student. This book will show how to develop a common language for sharing all students a progress with all teachers and leaders, and how to use... Details
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Author - James Bellanca, Michael Fullan, Yong Zhao, Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour, Arthur Costa, Suzie Boss et al.

Education authorities from around the globe explore deeper learning, a process that promotes higher-order thinking, reasoning, and problem solving to better educate students and prepare them for college and careers. Relying on research as well as their own experience, the authors show how to use intensive curriculum, instruction, assessment, and leadership... Details
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Andy Hargreaves 2 Pack :
Collaborative Professionalism + Professional Capital

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Collaborative Professionalism

Andy Hargreaves, Michael O'Connor

This book is clearly organized to show the need for and the design of Collaborative Professionalism with five key country cases - China, Norway, Colombia, Ontario, and the US. In the second part of the book these cases are used to uncover 10 tenets... Details
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by Michael Fullan, Peter Hill and Carmel Crevola

Breakthrough presents a revolutionary new approach to educational reform, breaking away from the conventional paradigm to help educators create focused instruction, transform the classroom experience, and dramatically raise-and sustain-performance levels for students and teachers alike. This book provides the breakthrough concepts needed for developing precise, validated, data-driven instruction personalized to each and... Details
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Realization: The Change Imperative for Deepening District-Wide Reform

by Lyn Sharratt & Michael Fullan

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A powerful approach to leading and sustaining districtwide change!

Districtwide performance improvement requires a focus on capacity building, empowering colleagues throughout the organization to move change forward. Written by an experienced administrator who accomplished districtwide improvement on the... Details
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by Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn and Joanne McEachen

Deep Learning has claimed the attention of educators and policymakers around the world. This book not only defines what deep learning is, but takes up the question of how to mobilize complex, whole-system change and transform learning for all students.

Deep Learning is a global partnership that works to: transform the role of teachers to that of activators who design experiences that build global... Details
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Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student

Authors - Alan Blankstein, Pedro Noguera & Lorena Kelly

Excellence Through Equity is an inspiring look at how real-world educators are creating schools where all student are able to thrive. In these schools, educators understand that equity is not about treating all children the same. They are deeply committed to ensuring that each student receives what ... Details
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by Gayle Gregory

Flip the Switch! How to Get Students Into Learning Mode Now. Walk into any classroom, and within a few seconds you'll have a sense of whether the atmosphere is one of stagnation and passivity or one of motivation and engagement where students are learning. What is it that separates the latter from the former? In this book, education expert Gayle Gregory offers the conditions necessary to foster an environment of active, visible learning in a... Details
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Imperfect Leadership:
A book for leaders who know they don’t know it all

Steve Munby
Foreward by Michael Fullan

In Imperfect Leadership Steve Munby eloquently reflects upon and describes a leadership approach that is strong on self-awareness and positive about the importance of asking for help.

When asked to describe his own leadership style, Steve Munby – former chief executive of the National College for School Leadership – uses... Details
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Recorded at the ACEL Conference in Sydney 2007, this set of DVDs is a resource that brings to life the wisdom and learnings of four leaders in education. Each talk is divided into chapters with discussion questions that will assist teachers to easily unpack and explore each theme.

Andy Hargreaves talks of research carried out in schools in USA and in Canada where it was discovered that the innovative schools seemed to be able to do more and for longer, even in a very... Details
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Transformative Collaboration :
Five Commitments for Leading a Professional Learning Community

Tonia Flanagan, Gavin Grift, Kylie Lipscombe, Colin Sioper, Janelle Wills, Alma Harris, Michelle Jones

You would be hard-pressed to find a team, school or system in education today that is not working to become more effective. From Robert Marzano and Michael Fullan to Dylan Wiliam, Michelle Jones and Alma Harris, there is consensus among the world's leading... Details
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Author: Brent Davies

Building on the success of the first edition, this book provides a focused up-to-date introduction to the current themes and dimensions of educational leadership through contributions from some of the leading authors in the field.

Each chapter introduces the reader to a key aspect of leadership. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments, new chapter summaries and further reading, and a new chapter on Developing... Details
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Authors - Helen O'Sullivan and John West-Burnham

School leadership and management are fundamental components of school improvement. This is the first study of its kind to relate the principles of effective leadership to the broad spectrum of school life in Ireland.

A key resource for school leaders in their personal and professional study, this book critically appraises issues in leading and managing schools. The editors bring together an array of renowned... Details
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The Governance Core :
School Boards, Superintendents and Schools Working Closely Together

Davis Campbell, Michael Fullan

This book examines how local education governance- school boards in collaboration with district and school leadership- could, in every district, become an exemplar of highly effective decision-making, leadership and action.

The authors believe that most trustees (board members) want to make a difference in the lives of... Details
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100-Day Leaders :
Turning Short-Term Wins Into Long-Term Success in Schools (a 100-Day Action Plan for Meaningful School Improvement)

Douglas Reeves, Robert Eaker
Foreward by Michael Fullan
Within 100 days, schools have dramatically increased student achievement, transformed faculty morale and school culture, reduced discipline issues, and much more. Begin leading focused, meaningful change in your own school with the support of 100-Day Leaders by... Details
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Digital Leadership
Changing Paradigms for Changing Times

Eric C. Sheninger

Just as the digital landscape is constantly evolving, the second edition of Digital Leadership moves past trends and fads to focus on the essence of leading innovative change in education now and in the future. As society and technology evolve at what seems a dizzying pace, the demands on leaders are changing as well. With a greater emphasis on leadership dispositions, this... Details