Lester B Pearson School Board EBP Journey
In 2016, Québec’s nine English school boards generously shared their stories with the EBP project about how they implemented evidence-based practices in their schools. In doing so, they hoped that the experience and knowledge gained as well as the support they received could illuminate and inform others embarking on a similar journey.
Whereas important aspects of these stories have been captured on video , the story here provides a fuller picture of a complex work in progress and reflects how local conditions, constraints and challenges, such as the school board’s mission, the size of its territory and demographic make-up, factor into making this school board’s implementation journey unique.
From That “Aha Moment” to a Board-wide Commitment to Making a Difference with Data
Why am I getting the results I’m getting? What can I do to get better results?
With just these two simple questions, the Board’s Literacy consultant, Marcelle Auger (now retired) set in motion board-wide efforts to improve decision-making with respect to student success through the use of data and collaborative inquiry. These efforts have been ongoing for the last several years, involving all sectors of the Board, and the work is seen as important enough, that as the initial key players have bowed out, the ‘torch’ has been seamlessly passed on from one to the other.
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