Breaking Barriers: Excellence and Equity for All
Education is the ultimate tool of empowerment. The true measure of equity is how students succeed in school. Equity of outcomes for all students is the goal. An intentional approach to closing achievement gaps allows educators to deliver on the promise of diversity. Ensuring that all students achieve at high levels must be our shared goal.
All across the globe governments are focusing on improving student learning and achievement. Young people must be educated to a higher level in order to enhance their life chances and if their countries are to remain competitive. Providing education of the highest quality for all students has become a national imperative
As educators and policymakers strive to improve their education systems, they look elsewhere to learn about and to learn from others. They want to implement the high-impact strategies that are working in other jurisdictions and that are transferrable to their own settings. They want international comparability in an effort to be on the leading edge of educational practice and thought.
Character & Citizenship Development
Avis Glaze has a passion for character development. She focuses on developing effective character development programs and building communities of character, especially within educational organizations – for teachers, students, principals, and parents.
“Soft Skills” Development
Research in areas such as emotional intelligence and multiple-intelligences highlight the importance of skills such as empathy, respect, constructive confrontation, and other skills that affect interpersonal relationships. Often described as “soft skills” these skills can be taught in order to enhance leadership effectiveness. Glaze shares an array of skills that educators, teachers and/or principals to improve interpersonal dynamics in classrooms, schools, and districts.