One of our key beliefs that the best way to influence policy is through demonstrating strong practice. Here is an article from a blog post by Richard Elmore at Harvard along the same lines although in an American context. See what you think.
The NOIIE acknowledges the support of the Irving K Barber Learning Centre at UBC, the Vancouver Foundation, the Power to Give , the BC Ministry of Education and Child Care, and the BCPVPA through their publication of Spirals of Inquiry.
The offices of the NOIIE are situated on the unceded, ancestral territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We acknowledge and thank these Nations, along with many others where the work of the Network is carried out by educational leaders across British Columbia, the Yukon and beyond.