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[[alternative]]The Power of dialogue in school administration and the influence on school change

By [[author]]張馨怡 and 張馨怡


[[abstract]]The purpose of this study is to explore the situations which school staff dialogue, the situations which school staff use the power of dialogue, what school must change, the power of dialogue in school administration influence school change, and the conditions which urge school staff to use the power of dialogue. In order to reach these purpose, the first step was to do the literature reviewed, and secondly used case study on the research method. The data were being collected through meeting observations, interviews, and relative documents analysis. The study carried out observations and interviews on principal, administrators, and teachers in a junior high school. According to the analysis of data and discussion, the conclusions were synthesized as follows. 1.The principal's empowerment can creat harmonious atmosphere of dialogue in school. 2.The attitude of dialogue of school staff is different because of the job positions. 3.It is difficult for those staff in the large school to communicate with each other. 4.The teacher-administrator relationship is not close, so affect the chances of dialogue. 5.Teacher`s personal interest influences the relationship and atmosphere of dialogue. 6.School staff lacks constructing the meaning of teacher`s roles, so influence the atmosphere of dialogue in school. 7.School open the space of discuss can make school staff resolve school problems in cooperative way. 8.School Staff cope with the fashion of education reform together by studying each other in dialogue. 9.School Staff must undertak responsibilities in dialogue in order to condense teacher's agency. 10.School Staff can understand future direction of school by self-examination in dialogue. 11.The influence of power of dialogue in school administration on school change. (1)Coordinate the relationship of administrators, teachers,and parents. (2)Enrich school administrator's profession. (3)Foster teacher's professional development. (4)Enhance the ability of school adapting to the change of environment. (5)Make school staff identify with school. 12.The conditions which provide school staff to use the power of dialogue. (1)School Staff should have the conception of equal status. (2)School Staff should discard the thought of egoism and departmentalism. (3)Condense the centripetral force and thoughts of school staff. (4)Arrange communal time and the room which it is not oppressive. (5)Ceate harmonious atmosphere in school. Based on the results above, the suggestions were as followed. 1.For school leaders, they should (1)Empower staff in school. (2)Establish school communal vision through dialogue with shool staff. 2.For school staff, they should (1)Reorganize their mental models. (2)Reconstruct the teacher-administrator relationship by usingthe the power of dialogue. (3)Make "school administrator's professionalization" as the guide of administrative concept. (4)Build teacher-professorate as a learning organization. (5)Make the power of dialogue have influences at school meetings. 3.For educational authorities, they should (1)Establish the system of school administrators professionalization. (2)Make the theme of empowerment and power of dialogue as the principal's study. (3)Arrange the theme of learning organization in curriculum content of teacher's in-service training. 4.For the Training Institudes of intern teachers, they should make the intern teachers understand the important of power of dialogue and it's influences on school.

Topics: 對話權力, 學校行政對話權力, 學校革新, the power of dialogue, The Power of dialogue in school administration, school change, [[classification]]12
Year: 2010
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