chapter  7
The Teacher as Change Agent
Andrew’s Story
Pages 14

This book is about teachers as agents of change and this chapter aims to explore teachers’ capacity to exercise leadership amd to initiate and manage school improvement work, through an illustrative case study. It is essentially a story about one teacher’s apprenticeship as a change agent. Andrew’s story was told in his own critical narrative account; it was then explored and developed in tape recorded critical conversations with his tutor and in research interviews with his senior managers.