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The “McKie MasteryTM Change Management Model”: a lifeline or a cumbersome weight in aiding UK schools improving standards?

Janfeshar Nobari, Juila, Davison, John and Watson, Derek (2023) The “McKie MasteryTM Change Management Model”: a lifeline or a cumbersome weight in aiding UK schools improving standards? Question(s) de management, 3 (44). pp. 167-182. ISSN 2262 - 7030

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The UK schooling system is under the watchful eye of the Government, Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (OFSTED) and various other stakehol- ders including parents. To seek higher pupil attainment, schools are under pressure demonstrate continuous impro- vement, via a change model, of which there are many. This paper measured the change process of the “McKie Mastery Leadership Change Management” model within two UK-pri- mary-schools. Data was sourced via semi structured inter- views and questionnaires. The findings were significant in terms of senior management as a key catalyst for change in empowering the schools’ hierarchy to recalibrate, their approach to classroom teaching pedagogies in the tangible student learning enhancement and pupil performance. Vali- dating the McKie Model provides a valuable and impactful change management model to support sustained pupil attainment.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: business model, organisational change, leadership, McKie Mastery, teaching and learning programme, education.
Depositing User: Derek Watson


Item ID: 16505
ISSN: 2262 - 7030
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ORCID for Juila Janfeshar Nobari: ORCID iD
ORCID for Derek Watson: ORCID iD

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Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2023 13:52
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2024 02:38


Author: Juila Janfeshar Nobari ORCID iD
Author: Derek Watson ORCID iD
Author: John Davison

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Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism > Sunderland Business School


Business and Management

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