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  1. 1. Creating world class schools 1© Deborah Eyre Professor Deborah Eyre High Performance Learning: How To Become A World Class School
  2. 2. Creating world class schools 2© Deborah Eyre No agreement on definition of good School improvement Self- improving schools Major trends in global education..
  3. 3. Creating world class schools 3© Deborah Eyre 6 gaps which remain in our schools post school improvement - Massachusetts • The employability gap – the gap between what the economy demands and what the school system produces. • The knowledge gap – the gap between what a 21st century American needs to know and what graduates of the school system actually know • The achievement gap – the gap between Massachusetts students as a whole and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds • The opportunity gap – The opportunity to succeed between children of the well off and children of low income families • The gap between the performance of Massachusetts and those in the top- performing education systems in the world • The top talent gap – The gap between top-performing students in Massachusetts and top-performing students in the best systems in the world (Brightlines, 2014).
  4. 4. Creating world class schools 4© Deborah Eyre Then • We do what we are told to do • We work to external targets • We are process led • We monitor staff frequently • We assess students frequently • We rely on others to say if good Now • We create our own vision • Internal accountability first • We are pedagogy led • We unleash our teachers • We build student competence • We expect more from ourselves Adapted from BCG Moving to Self-Improving
  5. 5. Creating world class schools 5© Deborah Eyre Vision for World Class schools i. Everyone in the school, regardless of background or starting point, achieving the highest academic standards ii. Students equipped with the values, attitudes and attributes that will serve them well in university, the workplace and their life iii. The school delivering this outcome consistently year on year regardless of changes to context or circumstances.
  6. 6. Creating world class schools 6© Deborah Eyre Is it possible?
  7. 7. Creating world class schools 7© Deborah Eyre 10 = hard but definitely possible 9 8 7 6 5 = maybe 4 3 2 1 = not possible Do you think it is possible?
  8. 8. Creating world class schools 8© Deborah Eyre Start with a student profile
  9. 9. Creating world class schools 9© Deborah Eyre What kind of students are we creating?
  10. 10. Creating world class schools 10© Deborah Eyre Room at the Top ‘More pupils than we previously thought have the potential to perform at the highest levels. Gifted education tells us exactly how to achieve this. There really is ‘Room at the Top’ if we systematically nurture more children to get there.’ (2010)
  11. 11. Creating world class schools 11© Deborah Eyre You need a plan… ‘Delivering success … is not like entering your numbers into a lottery. You cannot rely on chance to deliver success; if you do, you are as likely to be successful as you are at winning the lottery. Accompanied by hard work, the delivery of success is wholly reliant on a carefully and meticulously structured process. Remember the best way to predict success is to create it’ Whyte, 2015 p37
  12. 12. Creating world class schools 12© Deborah Eyre The HPL Framework
  13. 13. Creating world class schools 13© Deborah Eyre Understand the journey to high performance
  14. 14. Creating world class schools 14© Deborah Eyre The formula for success
  15. 15. Creating world class schools 15© Deborah Eyre Potential does not determine performance
  16. 16. Creating world class schools 16© Deborah Eyre Don’t blame it on the genes.. Robert Plomin Oliver James K Anders Ericsson Carol Dweck Benjamin Bloom
  17. 17. Creating world class schools 17© Deborah Eyre “When it comes to improving intelligence, many researchers concluded that it was not possible. Our findings, however, clearly show that this is not the case. Our brain is more plastic than we think.” Jaeggi (2008) Can we get cleverer?
  18. 18. Creating world class schools 18© Deborah Eyre We can create high performance
  19. 19. Creating world class schools 19© Deborah Eyre Opportunities and Support are key
  20. 20. Creating world class schools 20© Deborah Eyre The key competencies to be developed
  21. 21. Creating world class schools 21© Deborah Eyre Teaching designed to develop the competences
  22. 22. Creating world class schools 22© Deborah Eyre How do High Performing Learners think? Critique Extrapolate Predict Invent Synthesize Propose Judge Justify Prioritise Recommend Argue Debate Discuss Differentiate Investigate Calculate Compile Use Demonstrate Interpret Summarise Outline Generate ideas Link Paraphrase Evaluate Locate Analyse Apply Be accurate Be precise Infer Bend rules Deduce Hypothesise Reason Seek supporting evidence Connect PlanStrategiseTransfer knowledge Generate multiple solutions Deal with complexity Deal with ambiguity Monitor Think holistically Develop principles TheoriseConcept map Imagine CompareCategorise Contrast List Sequence Rank RefineCombine Design Create Examine Test Discuss Memorise Solve Defend Extrapolate Interconnect Abstract Concretise Follow rules Break rules Conceive Bend rules
  23. 23. Creating world class schools 23© Deborah Eyre How do High Performing Learners think? • Intellectual playfulness • Flexible thinking • Fluent thinking • Originality • Evolutionary or revolutionary thinking Creating • Meta-cognition • Self-regulation • Strategy planning • Intellectual confidence Meta- thinking • Connection finding • Generalisation • Imagination • ‘Big picture’ thinking • Seeing alternative perspectives • Abstraction Linking • Critical or logical thinking • Precision • Complex and multi-step problem solving Analysing • Automaticity • Speed and accuracy Realising
  24. 24. Creating world class schools 24© Deborah Eyre Explore different solutions Have their own personal style Ask questions Original Innovative Problem solvers Change their ideas Value others views Tolerant Receptive to new ideas speculates Tries new ideas Balances risk Self motivated Can plan independently Pursues personal targets Can overcome barriers and stick at it Articulate their views Listen to others Enjoy discussion Enjoy new challenges Reflect critically Naturally curious researcher Interrogates data Challenges assumptions Makes well reasoned decisions Good team player Seeks others opinions Finds collaborative solutions Knows right from wrong Values other cultures Has a sense of justice Has personal integrity Cares for others Curious and interested Creative and enterprising Open minded Risk taking Confident Inquiring Collaborative Concerned for society Persevering How do High Performing Learners behave?
  25. 25. Creating world class schools 25© Deborah Eyre How do High Performing Learners behave? • Collaborative • Concerned for society • Confident Empathetic • Enquiring • Creative and enterprising • Open-minded • Risk-taking Agile • Practice • Perseverance • Resilience Hardworking
  26. 26. Creating world class schools 26© Deborah Eyre Progression in each ACP and VAA
  27. 27. Creating world class schools 27© Deborah Eyre Making all our students motivated and striving to achieve
  28. 28. Creating world class schools 28© Deborah Eyre Motivation 3.0 Purpose AutonomyMastery Daniel Pink (2010)
  29. 29. Creating world class schools 29© Deborah Eyre Challenge Skilllow high low high Apathy Anxiety Boredom FlowIn the zoneOn a rollOn fireFlowIn the grooveCentredWired in Flow - Csikszentmihalyi
  30. 30. Creating world class schools 30© Deborah Eyre “...the most powerful single moderator that enhances achievement is feedback. The most simple prescription for improving education must be ‘dollops of feedback’”. Support includes feedback Hattie (1992)
  31. 31. Creating world class schools 31© Deborah Eyre Making it work in school: Key supporting pillars
  32. 32. Creating world class schools 32© Deborah Eyre The 7 Pillars of High Performance
  33. 33. Creating world class schools 33© Deborah Eyre
  34. 34. Creating world class schools 34© Deborah Eyre Get started….. 1. Checkout our website and download free materials 2. Become a member 3. Qualify for the High Performance Learning School Award 4. Access superb training and consultancy