Folio Paper One : Collaboration skills for educators ; folio paper two : Collaborative partnerships between home and school ; folio paper three : Interagency collaboration in transition planning

Dunphy, Donna L. (1998) Folio Paper One : Collaboration skills for educators ; folio paper two : Collaborative partnerships between home and school ; folio paper three : Interagency collaboration in transition planning. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education (1996) has issued policy documents to all schools, emphasizing collaboration in the delivery of services to students in the province. Educators are expected to implement collaborative practices in this delivery of services. In the absence of any direction within the policy documents, this paper addresses the educator's role when collaborating with school personnel. A brief history of collaboration within organizational structures is presented in order to interpret the current trend toward collaborative practices in school systems. A review of the literature clarifies the skills and the principles of collaboration within the context of consultation, team structures, and school reform initiatives. This paper provides educators with the information they require in order to enact collaborative practices, as outlined in government policy documents.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/937
Item ID: 937
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references.
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: 1998
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Educational change; School management teams; Home and school

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