Research and analysis

A self-improving school system in international context

A look at how other countries create partnerships between schools to achieve a self-improving school system.


A self-improving school system in international context

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In this thinkpiece, David H Hargreaves looks at school-to-school partnerships in an international context, showing the importance of creating the right culture for partnerships when creating a self-improving system.

Schools can use the maturity model (described in Leading a self-improving system) to decide:

  • the importance of each strand of the model
  • how the strands relate to each other
Published 2 January 2012