Brad Kershner featured on The Jim Rutt Show and The Integral Stage

Kershner on The Jim Rutt Show
Brad Kershner talks to Jim Rutt about his book, Understanding Educational Complexity: Integrating Practices and Perspectives for 21st Century Leadership. They cover how Brad defines complexity, key contextual aspects of education, the four quadrants of Integral Theory & how he used them when observing schools, identifying & working with strange attractors, leadership, driving change in complexity, turbulence vs perturbation, position-based vs role-based leadership, complex vs complicated systems, mixed-age education, enabling creativity in teaching, and the importance of autonomy. They finish the episode by talking about theories of psychological development: Kegan levels, Integral Theory, hierarchical complexity, avoiding stage simplification, and much more.

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Kershner on The Integral Stage
In the fifth episode of the Integral Stage Authors Series, Layman Pascal talks with Brad Kershner about his new book, Understanding Educational Complexity: Integrating Practices and Perspectives for 21st Century Leadership. They discuss the limitations of current educational reform movements; the challenges of education in the 21st century; navigating the meta-crisis; balancing complexity and simplicity; best practices for fostering holistic development in students, teachers, and administrators; practicing presence; awakening inquiry and a problem- (or edge-) seeking orientation; and much more.

This interview is a production of The Integral Stage.

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