If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 peoplein his office at one time, all of whom haddifferent needs, and some of whom didntwant to be there and were causing trouble,and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, withoutassistance, had to treat them all withprofessional excellence for nine months,then he might have some conception of theclassroom teachers job. ~Donald D. Quinn
Authority – powerand governingcontrol, or thelegal and territorialextent of power
Accountability-accepting theauthority andresponsibility for theresults of one’scontributions, bothpositive and negative
It is different fromresponsibility. It is anobligation, not justsomething you will tryto do.
Responsibility-a duty, the trait of beinganswerable to someone forsomething or beingresponsible for one’sconduct.-a form of trustworthiness,-the proper sphere or extentof one’s activities.
1.Settingthe vision,mission,goals andobjectivesof theschool“The State shall protectand promote the rightof all citizens equalityeducation at all levels andshall take appropriate stepsto make such educationaccessible to all.”To develop a highlycompetent, civicspirited, life skilledand God-lovingFilipino youthactively participatedin and contributetowards the buildingof a humane, healthyand productivesocietyProvide quality basiceducation that isequitably accessibleto all and lay thefoundation for life-long learning andservice for thecommon good.To develop the Filipinolearners by providing thembasic competencies in literacyand numeracy, critical thinkingand learning skills, and desirablevalues to become caring, selfreliant, productive, sociallyaware, patriotic, andresponsible citizens.
2. Creatinganenvironmentwithin theschool thatis conduciveto teachinglearningFactors in the “WHAT WORKS inSCHOOL” ModelSchool-Level Factors•Guaranteed and viablecurriculum•Challenging goals and effectivefeedbacks•Parent and communityinvolvement•Safe and orderly environment•Collegiality and professionalism
The curriculumworks only if3.Implementing,monitoringand assessingthe schoolcurriculumand beingaccountablefor higherlearningoutcomesteachersteachwell.
The curriculumis like acemetery,we alwaysput insomethingand never take out ofanything.
A competent system provesitself when everyone withinthe system performs betteras a result of the collectiveendeavors and acceptsaccountability for thatimprovement.
“Knowing the right thing todo is the central problem ofthe school improvement.Holding the schoolsaccountable for theirperformance depends onhaving people in schoolswith knowledge, skills, andjudgment to make theimprovements that willincrease studentperformance.” Elmore (2001)4. Developingthe schooleducationprogram andschoolimprovementplan
“He who fails toplan, plans to fail.”Planning“what is” and“what should be”is a process thatbridges between
Why do we need to plan?•Provides direction•Facilitates control•Help us prepare forchange•Promotes managementdevelopment
By law, allschools aremandated toprepare aSchoolImprovementPlan (SIP)A SIP is the mainvehicle throughwhich schoolsproceed down thepath toimprovement. Itshould carefullystructured to focuson key goals andstrategies whichwill lead to greater
a. Allocatemore resourcesto basiceducation,deployresources toimprovequality,reinforcebehavior that5. Offeringeducationalprograms,projects andserviceswhich provideequitableopportunitiesfor all learnersin thecommunity.
b. Improvethe qualityof theteachingforce;improve thequality ofinstructional
c. Exercisepolitical savvy.d. Build acoherentassessmentsystem and useitsinformation as
e. Adopt school-basedmanagement asthe core ofreforminitiatives.f. Build aculture ofqualityeducation.
6. Introducing newand innovativemodes of instructionto achievehigherlearningoutcomes
7. Administeringand managing allpersonnel, physicaland fiscalresourcesof the school.
8. Recommending thestaff complement ofthe school based onits needs
9. Encouraging andenhancing staffdevelopmentFor staff developmentto be effective, it mustbe an integral part of adeliberately developedcontinuous improvementeffort.
In a competent system, allstaff members believe thatwhat they have collectivelyagreed to do is challenging,possible, andworthyof the attempt.
10. Establishing schoolcommunity networks andencouraging the activeparticipation of teacherorganizations, non-academicpersonnel of public schools,and parents-teachers-community associations.
11. Accepting donations, gifts,bequests and grants in accordancewith existing laws and policy of theDepartment for the purpose ofupgrading teachers/learningfacilitators’ competencies, improvingand expanding school facilities andproviding instructional materials andequipment. Such donations or grantsmust be reported to the divisionsuperintendents.
12. Performing such otherfunctions as may beassigned by the Secretary,Regional Director andSchools DivisionSuperintendents wherethey belong
The world has never seen agreat leader who lackedcommitment. Ed McElroyspoke of its importance:“Commitment gives us newpower. No matter what comesto us – sickness, poverty, ordisaster – we never turn our eyefrom the goal.”
If you want to be an effectiveleader, you have to be committed.True commitment inspires andattracts people. It shows them thatyou have conviction. They willbelieve in you only if you believe inyour cause. As the Law of buy-Instates, people buy into the leader,then vision.
Ivan Illich once asked:“What is the mostrevolutionary way to changethe society? Is it violentrevolution or is it gradualreform?”
He gave a careful answer.Neither. If you want tochange society, then youmust tell an alternativestory.”-Quote from Illich’sDeschouling Society