a casual visitor, schools would seem to be structured
like a simple pyramid. They certainly aren't!
Schools are amazing ecosystems
with complex, interdependent loops. Perhaps that's the
reason why school improvement plans that address just
one part of this system ignoring others, often fail
to sustain. What we need is systemic thinking
and planning. Most of our work with educational institutions
is pegged to this wisdom.
Project - Curriculum
Audit and Restructuring for Excellence (CARE) is one
such project presently running in schools.
Project- CARE is a year
long school based consultancy.
Its focus is on improving the main business of schools:
curriculum, teaching and learning.
It is anchored to contemporary
research by Cordell and Waters and Gene Hall's well
known CBAM model to facilitate concerns- based approach
to teacher change.
CARE is divided into 3 phases.
All the 3 phases dovetail into
each other to make a meaningful learning loop. However,
these phases are modular and can be used as standalones
To know more about CARE, click