Forgetting about Friendship: Using Conflict in Teacher Communities as a Catalyst for School Change

@article{Lima2001ForgettingAF,
  title={Forgetting about Friendship: Using Conflict in Teacher Communities as a Catalyst for School Change},
  author={J. Lima},
  journal={Journal of Educational Change},
  year={2001},
  volume={2},
  pages={97-122}
}
  • J. Lima
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Educational Change
It is widely recognized that teacher communities figure among the most vital factors for promoting educational change within schools. While there is widespread consensus on the idea of collegiality as an instrument for promoting and sustaining change, scholars are much less clear on the characteristics that teachers' professional communities within schools must possess in order to promote and sustain such change. This paper discusses the role of friendship and conflict in teacher communities… Expand
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