Experience-sharing at EMB Workshop 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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