School improvement has moved between a bureaucratic logic of control and professional of commitment. New ways of post bureaucratic regulation, while higher levels of autonomy delegated, the control is increased by means of accountability. First, the paper does a review of the literature on the teacher commitment (concept, dimensions, factors that impact, its role in the improvement). Second look at what a responsible school is: the one that assures the indispensable learnings to all the citizenship. Finally, it suggests that current politics, along with leadership for learning, can promote responsibility and commitment: Effective learning communities, professional communities expanded by networks and partnerships.
School improvement, commitment, accountability, post-bureaucratic regulation.
Bolívar, A. (2010). La Lógica del Compromiso del Profesorado y la Responsabilidad del Centro Escolar. Una Revisión Actual. REICE. Revista Iberoamericana sobre Calidad, Eficacia y Cambio en Educación, 8 (2), pp. 10-33.
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