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Deming Podcasts #3: David Langford on Improving Education


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In this episode of The W. Edward Deming Institute Podcast Tripp Babbitt interviews David Langford. David serves on the advisory board of the Institute and is the CEO and founder of Langford International.

David discusses using Deming’s ideas to improve the education system in this edition of the Deming Institute podcast series (download).

You can view the content David mentions in the podcast from the Quality or Else documentary which closes with a discussion of the work at Mount Edgecumbe High School in Sitka Alaska.

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Related: Change has to Start from the Top, Webcast with David LangfordAttributing Fault to the Person Without Considering the SystemDr. Deming Video: A Theory of a System for Educators and ManagersThe Education System

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For more information about David’s current work, with Ingenium Schools, please visit

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One Comment

  1. Andrea “The reform agenda is really misguided, its stunning it is misguided on almost every front. For one thing you have the carrot and stick incentives, by this relentless testing regime… management by fear by tests and greades, utter absurdity that no child will be left behind… endless waivers… top down hierarchical structure…”

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