Academic duty by Donald Kennedy

By Donald Kennedy

Studying educating, graduate education, study, and their moral context within the study college, Donald Kennedy, former President of Stanford collage and at present a school member, means that significant reform can't happen till extra rigorous criteria of educational accountability are embraced by means of either school and the management. With imaginative and prescient and compassion, he deals an enormous antidote to fresh assaults from with out that decry the collage and the professoriate.

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What kind of risks am I prepared to take in pursuit of team goals? 3. How do I earn the respect of the team? 4. What signs are there that the team trusts me? 5. How even-handedly do I deal with team members? 6. To what extent do I value face-to-face contact with team members? 7. How remote am I in my style of communication? 8. What do I do to remain optimistic about progress? 9. How do I help the team to acknowledge realities without alienating them? 10. How do I show that I am genuinely pleased with the team’s successes?

There are a number of ways in which team leaders can encourage and produce effective teamwork. Successful teamwork depends on: LEADING AND DEVELOPING TEAMS 25 ( a clearly defined set of aims and objectives; ( the skills and qualities of the person leading the team; and ( the personalities and attributes of team members. Point for reflection Think of two or three teams to which you belong. Using the checklist below, which teams do you think are the most and least well developed? In your view, what key factors have contributed to their development?

It is interesting to think of Bell’s definition in the light of the teams we lead or are members of. These days, schools abound with teams of one kind or another. The number and size of these teams often reflects the size and structure of individual schools. 1. g. g. g. g. 1 Example of team structures in a secondary school Point for reflection You may want to think about Everard and Morris’s earlier definition for a moment and compare it with other definitions you may have come across, not least your own.

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