Leading and managing K-12 ecosystem

Last Updated On August 20, 2018
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Brief Description

This includes content relating to all aspects of the informal school ecosystem. This could include capacity development and interventions focused on non-formal actors at the school, cluster, block, district, state and broader educational ecosystem. For e.g. this could include actors such as teacher unions and community action groups, PRIs,NGOs, academic institutions, other world bodies etc.

Rationale for inclusion in the Taxonomy

Schools are located within complex sociopolitical contexts and values framework. Educational (K-12) leadership has for long commented and provided knowledge on the importance of understanding and working with the ecosystem of schools as essential for improving school and student outcomes. Educational leadership has also acknowledged the interconnections and influences of informal power, relationships amongst multiple non-regulatory actors as key factors in shaping schools and how leaders can understand and work with a school’s broader ecosystem.


Ecosystem improvement, Informal influences on schools, ecosystem changes, educational change, educational reform, outward looking schools, schools as ecosystems, collaborating with NGOs/partner organizations to improve student outcomes, Role of PRI in school governance, educational transformation

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