Nova Scotia has hired Avis Glaze, an internationally recognized expert, to review its education administrative model October 2017
The review will look at how Nova Scotia public schools are administered, including elected school boards and their central office administration, along with administration at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Ms. Glaze has extensive experience in system and school improvement having worked with educators in almost 50 countries. She has also been a classroom teacher, special education teacher, guidance counsellor, administrator and a faculty of education professor.
Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development says this review is about ensuring our system is working as well as it can for the maximum benefit of our students. Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development says this review is about ensuring our system is working as well as it can for the maximum benefit of our students. … read full article
Recent appointment as International Associate Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change University of Glasgow, Scotland. May 2017
Dr Glaze is one of Canada’s outstanding educators and a recognized international leader in education. Roderick Benns’ new publication ‘The Children Cannot Wait – A biography of Avis Glaze’ provides a guide to promoting action in improving educational outcomes in your classroom, school, district or department of education while following the career of Avis Glaze. From classroom teacher to Superintendent of Schools and Director of Education, this award-winning educator has experience at all levels of the school system.
Avis’ international contributions were, once again, recognized when she received the Robert Owen Award, the first of its kind offered in Scotland. She was also invited to Norway by Queen Sonya to address the issue of how schools can build better societies. Most recently, she was appointed as one of the International Education Advisers to help overhaul the Scottish education system, focussing on the government priorities of closing the attainment gap, achieving equity and system reform. Click here for Full Article …
International Council of Education Advisers (ICEA) – February 27 & 29, 2017
Pedagogy, leadership and collaboration key to successful reform. Scotland should prioritise three areas for action as it takes forward reforms to make its education system
world class, the International Council of Education Advisers has told ministers.The council conducted
two days of discussion around its three main themes – what works educationally … more