Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Educational Context: The Factor for a Successful Change
Yousif A. Alshumaimeri

Educational change is vital for a number of reasons, one of the most important of which is its role in addressing developments in teaching and learning. Generally, educational change is implemented to make education better and improve outcomes. A focus on teaching English represents a strong area of change in education as it is becomingincreasingly necessary to be fluentin English, which is considered a global language. It is important to consider English learning within the context of educational change because it seeks to establish relationships between different components of change, including interrogating its necessity. For example, there must be a justification for teaching and learning the English language.To date, little attention has been paid to context in educational change, and building an understanding of context will lend a new perspective and allow effective strategies to be implementedto support the achievement of intended goals and objectives. Change requires an awareness of context, and every stakeholder must have aclear understanding of the different dimensions,as well as the intent, of the change.

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