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Strategic planning for online learning
Strategic planning for online learning

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This course was funded by the UKRI and developed by the team leading the research project:

Leading school learning through COVID-19 and beyond: Online learning and strategic planning through and post lockdown in English secondary schools. Grant number: ES/V016989/1.

The project was led by Professor Jacqueline Baxter, with thanks to Dr Katharine Jewitt, Research Associate, for her work on the course.

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Enhancing the Digital Experience for all learners: Courtesy: Dr Katharine Jewitt, The Open University.

Learner Engagement Road Map: Courtesy: Dr Katharine Jewitt, The Open University.

Activity 5: Case Study: Dynamic Progress Reporting: Community Schools Trust 2021.


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Figure 6: from Jacqueline Baxter & Anna John (2021) ’Strategy as learning in multi-academy trusts in England: strategic thinking in action’, School Leadership & Management, 41(4-5),pp.  290-310. DOI: 10.1080/ 13632434.2020.1863777

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Figure 9: adapted from Kotter, J. (1995) ‘Leading change: why transformation efforts fail’ Harvard Business Review, 73(2), 55-67.

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