Schools Principals and Educational Reforms in México

Margarita Zorrilla Fierro y Ma. Guadalupe Pérez Martínez

The article is organized in four parts: in first, the context of reform in Mexico is described in a general way; in a second section the most important postulates of the practical theoretical movement of the Improvement of the School Effectiveness are synthesized; in third are results of an empirical study of a qualitative approach with marginalized primary principals of the state of Zacatecas, Mexico in which the dilemma that faces the principals before the educational transformation is demonstrated. Finally, a section of conclusions and reflections that aspire to feddback the macro programs of reform of the school, as well as of the same educational policy.

Key words

Educational Reform, improvement of school effectiveness, school management, México.

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Zorrilla, M. y Pérez, M.G. (2006). Los Directores Escolares frente al Dilema de las Reformas Educativas en el caso de México. Revista Electrónica Iberoamericana sobre Calidad, Eficacia y Cambio en Educación, 4(4e), pp. 113-127. Cited (Date).