Welcome... to Ivan
Webb's School Improvement website, one of the best of its
Better schools depend on better
thinking and also better working relationships built around achieving
shared purposes and based on a systems approach. All thinking needs to be checked against reality: hard, local, current,
Half a mind is not enough !!
It is not feasible to rely on great 'people skills' to make schools
great places: 'right brain' thinking is not enough! Nor is it reasonable to
rely solely on rational 'left brain'
thinking: solving all the problems will help but it won't be
Everyone needs to achieve
success and well-being. The keys to achieving both these
outcomes are thinking
and operating in ways that work for all and
meet the needs of all concerned, that is, with proper attention to
systems and processes.
Interested in learning more about
This site outlines a comprehensive
You might like to go to
the Site Index
or begin by working through the Action Plan (see the banner above).
Have fun & do well -
Special Note: If you are not in a
position to improve a whole school then just change the word 'school'
into the appropriate word for you as you browse.
Your word might be "class", "office", "counseling
service", "bus run", "farm",
"shop" or "factory" ....whatever you need it
Many of the following ideas apply very widely. - Ivan