Equitable systems transformation ensures that every student has access to and benefits from powerful learning opportunities. Equitable systems transformation does not happen with a single action. Instead, it occurs when mindsets and mental models shift the conditions within a system to enable equity.
Achieving this level of transformation in education requires R&D approaches that challenge dominant paradigms by:
We have to intentionally create an environment that stimulates and builds the conditions that inspire the shifting of mental models, actions and behaviors that transform conditions, build new capacities and introduce differentiated solutions. To enable this shift, the Center for Inclusive Innovation’s work is rooted in a continuum that invites systems leaders, practitioners, communities, researchers, and developers to engage in increasingly deeper collaborations that ultimately lead to new ideas, actions, and outcomes.
Our progressive approach provides stakeholders with a pathway for learning that builds their capacity for addressing education challenges through an equity lens, and inspires commitment to centering the voices and needs of students furthest from opportunity, their families, and communities to transform the education system.
The continuum is designed as a progressive experience: