DEC Scan Journal : Volume 36 Issue 1
2017 Volume 36, Issue 1 4 Contents Editorial Learning & teaching Research Share this Resource reviews The challenge of managing the empowered school community Mal Lee is an author and educational consultant whose research and writings over the past twenty plus years have focused on the digital evolution and transformation of schooling globally. Managing empowerment The dividends from empowerment can be immense. The sustaining of that empowerment as the norm is emerging as a major issue. It is becoming increasingly apparent, in researching those schools globally that have normalised the use of the digital, and successfully empowered their staff, students and parent community, that the challenge of daily managing those hundreds of empowered people is immense and potentially overwhelming. More schools in NSW are taking advantage of ‘Local Schools, Local Decisions’ to move to a digital operational mode, to socially network and to genuinely collaborate with and empower their school community. It is a challenge for which all schools need to ready themselves.
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