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March 24, 2015


LESSONS FROM RESEARCH Evidence from research suggests that if the influence of socio-economic factors is stripped away school success and more importantly learner performance is largely determined by two within-school factors. These two factors are the quality of management and leadership as exercised by the principal, and the quality of teaching. The school improvement model that is being developed by

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November 14, 2014


LESSONS LEARNED, PROGRESS MADE It is now just 30 months since the first cohort of 22 principals and 2 deputy-principals, selected as part of this 3-year pilot project began the first of their 3 seven-day, full-time contact sessions and UCT’s Graduate School of Business (GSB). They, like those of us involved in the initiation of the project, were undoubtedly nervous

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