This latest book, “School Improvement in the UAE” by Dr. Jake Madden, continues his school improvement research by providing teachers and school and education system leaders with an insight into what school improvement requires and, importantly, how to implement such a program in a school inthe UAE.
The United Arab Emirates has a bold plan, Vision 21, for its people and their future. At the heart of this plan is a call for schools to pursue excellence in teaching and learning to position young people for successful adulthood in a world where technology, innovation, and creativity are the mainstream. At the forefront is author and Executive Principal Dr. Jake Madden, whose body of work positions school leaders to incorporate teaching improvement strategies that embody data driven practice. Madden’s new book, “School Improvement in the UAE: A Practical Implementation of the School Effectiveness Literature,” is set for release May 1, 2020. Published by Oxford Global Press and available on Lulu.com, in true Madden style, this book provides an easy to read an account of the reasons for change and the context in which change must occur. This informative backdrop leads to an elaboration of his improvement model, and the leadership approaches required.