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  The Dynamic Trio

         Tsung Tsin College
           Robin Cheung
      The Moving School
           Model

            SSD



                  SSI     Future
      SSE
ESR
SSE + ESR +SSD


     SSI
       SSE in TTC
 Began from 90‘s
 Past : 360°
 Now : more focused on L&T
 Past: Staff Appraisal Committee
 Now: SSE & SSI Committee
 Recent : student voice
SSE after ESR in TTC
 By KLAs
    CEM (centrally administered)
    Other KLAs (within subjects)
 APASO
 Stakeholders’ Surveys
 Appraisal of middle managers’
    leadership
  Follow-up on SSE in TTC
 Survey statistics
 Discussions with panel heads
 Recommendations for action
     - Administrative change or support
     - Staff development needs
           generic knowledge & skills
           subject specific knowledge & skills
           paradigm shift: vision & values
Common Target Areas
     for SSI

  School administration
  School ethos
  Learning & Teaching
       To achieve
          SSI
     you often need
         SSD
(a capacity-building issue)
          School Capacity
•   Knowledge, skills & staff’s disposition
•   Professional community
•   Program coherence
•   Technical resource
•   Principal leadership
        Foci of SSD in TTC
•   School-wide needs: shared vision
•   Generic: knowledge, skills, values, etc.
•   Subject-specific: pedagogical-content
•   Leadership capacity
•   Professional community
         Example 1 : VP
Improvement Issue in Organization &
       Management Domain

            ESR suggestion:
         One more vice-principal
                to assist
              the principal
        School’s Interpretation:
 • More distributed leadership at the top
• More leadership capacity for senior staff
   • Better coordination and synergy
             Example 1 : VP
                     SSI Efforts
 Appointment of 3APs to work with VP & P
     Role definition, domains & persons i/c
 Establishment of Administration Core Group
 Problem-based learning : learning to lead by
     doing
 Structured learning : reading & short courses
 Coordination & synergy
     - Morning coffee & chats about school issues
     - Bi-weekly staff briefings
     - Quarterly progress reviews
           Example 2 :

Improvement Issues in L & T Domain

SSE & ESR Findings: Inadequacies in
       Questioning techniques
      Group learning activities
      Student self-learning skills
         Student motivation
                      Example 2 :
                   SSE Efforts in L & T
• IQCT Committee
      questioning/ co-operative learning/ R+/ IT in learning
• In-house courses
      performance management
      co-operative learning
• Policy reviews
      class streaming/ assessment/ catering for diversity, etc.
• Learning study & lesson plans
      professional learning squares or trios
• Other initiatives of the School’s Staff Professional
      Development Committee
       (Colleague’s presentation)
        Our presentation
                only
   a brief introduction of the
  school’s policy direction and
         experimentation
            rather than
a comprehensive account of the
   inner workings of the Trio
                 or
      its full-blown success
Thank You!

				
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