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Innovation and Flexibility in 21st Century Schools
A strategy for innovative response to change in 21st century schools.
# 124407 | 5,000 words | 40 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Computer and Technology (General) , Education (General)

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This paper proposes a framework for 21st-century schools that fosters innovation and flexibility, enabling them to adapt to the rapid and unforeseen change characteristic of the global environment. A literature review is followed by the development of a framework that lends itself to innovation and flexibility, resulting in a path diagram that shows how strategic alliances can begin the innovation process, leading to greater flexibility and innovation.

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"Schools in the 21st century face challenges that were virtually unknown in previous centuries, except during times of war or other social upheaval. Although schools in past centuries enjoyed relative stability and consistency of subject matter and approach, today's schools must be prepared for rapid and unforeseen changes in subject matter requirements, educational and business technology and myriad other facets of the culture that can undergo rapid change. To achieve this preparation, schools need to build in flexibility..."

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