Accountability. Yes, we’d all like to know who’s accountable.
But that’s a funny word, isn’t it?
After all, isn’t responsibility the same thing?
Or as some smart ass wisely put it, ‘accountability is what’s left when you subtract responsibility’.
(That smart ass is Pasi Sahlberg, director of the Finnish Ministry of Education’s Center for International Mobility and author of the book Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?) Continue reading