Educational Management Development
International activities

South America
Ecuador:
Joining VVOB Ecuador (See www.vvob.org.ec/) in supporting the 'Ministerio de Educación' in designing training for educational managers as part of the 'Programa de Fortalecimiento de la Educación y Formación Técnica Profesional'

Chile:
Studytrip: Educational Management and Equity. Conversations were held (amongst others) with schools, Ministerio de Educación, CPEIP, ACE, CIAE, CPCE and CEPAL. 

Asia
Vietnam:
Support to the development of a new Masters in Educational Leadership and Management at Vietnam National University (Hanoi) and 5 other universities/institutes (ELMAVI)

Support to the National Institute of Educational Management (for VVOB)

Support to a programmatic approach VVOB Vietnam focussing on Active Teaching and Learning.

China, Vietnam: School Management Development
Consultancy (and evaluation) on the preparation and first phase of the VVOB Programme Schoolmanagement in China and Vietnam establishing and strengthening contacts with universities and colleges in Xian, Beijing, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Indonesia:
Support to the Akademi Manajemen Informatika dan Komputer (AMIK) in Banda Aceh, Sumatra.

Sub-Saharan Africa:
Initiator, chairperson and advisor of the network (Leadership in Education for African Development) of organisations working in Educational Management Development. The institutions are from Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The network used Educational Management E-Office (EM E-Office) as knowledge portal. 

South Sudan: Sudan Education Sector Mapping
(For Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NOVIB, ICCO Alliance)

Tanzania: MSTHE
Training top-officials of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (For MDF).

Tanzania: EMLink
A 4-year linking project between ADEM Bagamoyo, Tanzania and Interstudie. ADEM is the leading training and consultancy organisation for school principals and educational authorities in Tanzania. Other partners: Klerruu TTC, Songea TTC, Fontys, Marnix Academie.

Tanzania: Education Sector Situation Analysis
Member of a team of 9 persons; focus on Management Capacity Development and EMIS (For BMB Management Consultants).

South Africa: Educational Management
Training of Circuit Managers in Coaching School Managers (For MDF)

Uganda: Fact-finding
Member of the fact-finding mission to prepare a proposal for Nuffic on equipping the Uganda Management Institute to deliver educational management training and consultancy: collecting contextual and institutional information as to be able to prepare a project proposal and co-writing of the project proposal.

EC: Sector Approach
Development of a 5 day-training course on Sector Approach applied to Education (For MDF).

Russia: Educational Management Support
Project leader ‘International School of Management’, institutional strengthening, pilot training courses and training for trainers on educational management

Consultancy for policymakers and retrainers on the development of educational management support (Pskov Novgorod region).
(For University of Amsterdam, Netherlands School of Educational Management)

USA: International Network of Principals’ Centers, formerly at Harvard
Member of the Advisory Board.

Netherlands
Course development, training of trainers, consultancy
Development of various short courses and 2-year trajectories for school management (all levels of education); training of trainers and various consultancy trajectories on management development approaches

Boards of Education
Reflections on tasks and responsibilities with Boards trying to establish a management style that leaves more responsibilities to the management of the school(s).

Reorganisations
Restructuring of the top management of a range of organisations for secondary education focussing on emerging new tasks and broader spectra of responsibilities.

Interim Management
Support of the management of schools for secondary education in  reorientation and restructuring from supply driven to demand driven organisations.

Schoolmanagement Development Projects
Consultancy on team development and personal development of the management teams of large secondary schools in transition towards internal autonomous sectors.

Surveys of relations between management and personnel
Investigations in communication problems, the tasks and roles of the management and the views of teachers on their own role in several educational organisations.

 

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