Year 2018, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 257 - 282 2018-12-15

Comprehensive Platform Networks for School Reform: A Leapfrog Strategy for Struggling State Systems

Justin Bathon [1] , Jean W. Van Rooyan [2] , Rika Jobert [3]

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This article presents a review of the development of platform network models that rely on partnership contracts to implement comprehensive school reform. The literature from the previous three decades of development of school networks, emerging largely from the United States of America, is reviewed. The recent development of similar network models in South Africa is then presented for comparison. Through the addition of technology-based platforms, emerging models of platform networks are presented through a review of minimal contractual requirements for partnering school boards. Finally, implications for educational leaders, particularly in struggling, low-income school contexts in South Africa and the United States, are presented as the impetus for considering partnerships with existing platform networks and the development of additional public models.  

Platform Network, Emerging Technology-based Platforms, Partnerships, South Africa
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Author: Justin Bathon (Primary Author)
Institution: University of Kentucky
Country: United States


Author: Jean W. Van Rooyan
Institution: University of Pretoria, Hatfield
Country: South Africa


Author: Rika Jobert
Institution: University of Pretoria, Hatfield

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APA Bathon, J , Van Rooyan, J , Jobert, R . (2018). Comprehensive Platform Networks for School Reform: A Leapfrog Strategy for Struggling State Systems. Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL), 3 (2), 257-282. DOI: 10.30828/real/2018.2.6
MLA Bathon, J , Van Rooyan, J , Jobert, R . "Comprehensive Platform Networks for School Reform: A Leapfrog Strategy for Struggling State Systems". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL) 3 (2018): 257-282 <http://dergipark.org.tr/real/issue/40899/493940>
Chicago Bathon, J , Van Rooyan, J , Jobert, R . "Comprehensive Platform Networks for School Reform: A Leapfrog Strategy for Struggling State Systems". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL) 3 (2018): 257-282
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ISNAD Bathon, Justin , Van Rooyan, Jean W. , Jobert, Rika . "Comprehensive Platform Networks for School Reform: A Leapfrog Strategy for Struggling State Systems". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL) 3 / 2 (December 2018): 257-282. https://doi.org/10.30828/real/2018.2.6