On the chronology for success in school leadership
Ted Fujimoto on the 3R’s for building high performing schools in an interview with Sophie Bailey.
He is clear on the format for success for the highest performing schools being relationships, relevance, rigour and is an advocate for real world learning and connectedness.
No lectures, all projects, all connected to real world
He finds rote learning distasteful, ‘I call it lecture, memorise, test and forget’, but is mindful of the rigour aspect of embedding good practice, ‘there’s got to be some protocols, structures and rituals to make things happen.