collective efficacy - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Do We Have Real Professional Learning Communities?

Jeff Utecht, from Shifting Schools invites Steve to a conversation around the purpose and practice of professional learning communities. As you listen in, make your checklist of the indicators that are the strengths of your PLCs and identify any elements you’d like to change or strengthen. Are your PLC’s building teacher individual and collective efficacy […]

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Podcast: Building Collective Efficacy

“A culture of collective efficacy does not simply happen; it is built intentionally.” Sarah Sugarman, from Lead by Learning, identifies leadership actions that support the building of teachers’ belief that as a school team they have the power to help their students learn more effectively. This belief is based on their own shared experiences of […]

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Collaboration Building Teacher Efficacy

“Collective teacher efficacy refers to the collective self-perception that teachers in a given school make an educational difference to their students over and above the educational impact of their homes and communities.” (Source: Leadership and Policy in Schools) I’m reading 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning, by John Hatti and Klaus Zierer. Chapter 3 is focused […]

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