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Professional Learning Communities: Developing a School-Level Readiness Instrument

  title={Professional Learning Communities: Developing a School-Level Readiness Instrument},
  author={Raymond Brady Williams and Ken Brien and Crista Sprague and Gerald Sullivan},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy},
Professional learning communities have become a focus of educational reform in New Brunswick. The implementation and sustainability of this reform is dependent on shifting many of the organizational and operational characteristics of the traditional bureaucratic model into those that support a learning community approach in schools. The study examined traces the process for developing a school-based instrument that identifies systemic barriers that may prevent schools from becoming professional… 

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