educational leadership

Human discussions and best practices at the heart of ADF Week

Distance Education Week, held at the end of February, was an opportunity to be inspired and to discover that the challenges of distance education (DE) are quite similar at all levels of education (primary, secondary, college and university). Our lightning report!

Principals: 5 leadership must-haves for a more zen end of the year

With so much uncertainty, how can school administrators stay focused on student success and end the school year with a sense of calm? Our contributor Marc-André Girard answers the question.

Why engage in digital pedagogical transformation?

Benoit Petit and Marie-Claude Rancourt, of the RÉCIT National Service for School Administrators, recently presented a webinar for school principals. The objective was to remind them of the decisive role they can play in contributing to a harmonious, meaningful, coherent and sustainable transition to digital in schools. 

A day dedicated to professional development

The 3rd Summit of Professional Development in Education (#SommetDP) was eagerly awaited. The event, organized by CADRE21 and many partners (including École branchée), was postponed last year due to the pandemic. It was worth the wait and the particularly rich exchanges throughout the day, both on stage between the invited panelists and in the chat between the participants. Here is our report.

The development of an innovation stance in education

Our collaborator Roberto Gauvin, education consultant at Edunovis, offers 6 ideas for developing an innovation stance in education.

4 essential ingredients to (finally) change the system and bring the school closer to the students

École branchée offers you a double look at a conference by education expert Michael Fullan: that of our journalist Martine Rioux and that of Laurence Beaunoyer Pinsonneault, school principal at the Marie-Victorin School Services Center.

A humanizing school year (or praise for the unfinished)

Our collaborator Marc-André Girard looks back on the end of the 2020-2021 school year and expresses a wish for the year 2021-2022. Will resilience, flexibility, solidarity become values at the center of teaching practices?

A self-study course on pedagogical management and leadership soon available

Managers of educational institutions in Quebec will soon have free access to free-standing training on management and pedagogical leadership. This will offer them, among other things, a digital action plan model to be developed for the educational establishments they run. It will respond to a need already expressed in this direction.

8 principles that guide the actions of school administrators in a crisis context

Researchers from the University of Quebec at Rimouski conducted a research project to better understand the role played by school principals in a crisis context. Their work helped identify eight management principles, in addition to highlighting the importance of leadership.

How educational leaders can actually change the system, says Michael Fullan

Why are some leaders successful and others not? This is the big question that was at the center of a recent conference by Ontario researcher Michael Fullan, presented online by the Association québécoise du personnel de direction des écoles (AQPDE).