Innovative management of A Featured Elementary School in Remote Area
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the Innovative management strategies of a featured elementary school in remote area, to assess the effectiveness of its Innovative management and to propose the researcher’s reflection based on the findings of this case study. This study used case study method, in-depth interviews and document analysis to collect data.
The main research findings were divided into six major aspects for discussion: administrative management, curriculum and teaching, knowledge sharing, external relations, information technology and environmental building. This study assessed and analyzed the effectiveness of Innovative management of the case school from four aspects, including; (1) the ability to provide a full range of care for disadvantaged children; (2) minority group’s expression of subjectivity in the interpretation of course content; (3) living subsidy can improve disadvantaged children’s identification for their own culture; (4) the expansion of service scope of elementary school from national education to community education. As a whole, the Innovative management of the case school was very effective.
Such an Innovative management model also triggered the researcher’s reflection on several issues, including disadvantaged schools may be favored in terms of the application for programs," "it is inconclusive whether comprehensive schools lead to incompetent parents, " "multiple resources may be beneficial to students, but irrelevant to the school curriculum or vision, " "there may be a lack of continuity in school principal-led innovative content-based management model" and "the worry over Mathew effect. "
|關鍵詞||特色小學、偏鄉、創新經營、featured elementary school、remote area、innovative management|