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School - generated innovative and creative ideas in two Choiseul schools, Solomon Islands

Dorovolomo, Jeremy (2020) School - generated innovative and creative ideas in two Choiseul schools, Solomon Islands. In: Leadership, community partnerships and schools in the Pacific Islands: Implications for Quality Education. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 153-164. ISBN 978-981-15-6482-6

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Abstract

This chapter reports on a study that aimed to gain consensus from participants on innovative and creative ideas they currently employed across two schools of Choiseul, Solomon Islands. Utilising the Nominal Group Technique (NGT), the study recruited six participants from two schools at the Choiseul Bay area of Choiseul Island, Solomon Islands. The study established consensus among participants that there is increasing opportunity for continuous staff development, an active subcommittee for dealing with student behaviour, and building new staff houses are positive projects. Eliciting positive activities from schools rather than leading with negativity has implications for the continuous development of schools at Choiseul and beyond. In developing countries, it is important to drive school improvement agendas is the living and working conditions of teachers. Having poor living and working conditions of teachers and the cumulative hardships they face, both professionally and personally, affect their capabilities and effectiveness in the classroom.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6483-3_13
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2020 12:02
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2020 12:02
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12237
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