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  • Education and Schoolingby John MacBeath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    The French have a saying ?plus ca change plus c?est la meme chose?. The English colloquial equivalent ?same old same old? conveys a sense of the inevitable, a reminder that if we haven?t learned the lessons of history we are doomed to repeat them. In over half a century, what have we learned about education, about schools as places for education,... more...

  • Effective School Leadershipby John MacBeath

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 43.00

    `This is a zippy read arising out of the international project "effective leadership in a time of change", which grapples with the nature and practice of leadership (as opposed to management or administration) in schools' - Times Educational Supplement more...

  • Learning In and Out of Schoolby John MacBeath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions - so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. John MacBeath has... more...

  • School Inspection & Self-Evaluationby John Macbeath

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Written for heads and teachers, this forward-thinking book examines exactly what the relationship between inspection and self-evaluation means for schools and explores some of the underpinning issues, featuring examples of best practice from successful schools. It is full of useful advice on topics such as how schools can juggle ongoing self-evaluation... more...

  • Schools Must Speak for Themselvesby John MacBeath

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This best-selling book illustrates how schools can tell their own story. It draws on ground-breaking work with the National Union of Teachers to demonstrate a practical approach to identifying what makes a good school and the part that pupils, parents and teachers can play in school improvement. Its usefulness for and use by, classroom teachers to... more...

  • A Common Wealth of Learningby John MacBeath; Mike Younger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A Common Wealth of Learning takes a look at the millennium development goals that were set out at the start of the century. Utilising a far reaching set of case studies from a large percentage of commonwealth countries, this book looks at what the colonial legacy has left us with; and what we can do to progress. Chapters discuss; Partnerships... more...

  • Connecting Leadership and Learningby John MacBeath; Neil Dempster

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Leading schools is becoming almost daily a more complex and demanding job. Connecting Leadership and Learning reassesses the purpose of schools, the nature of learning and the qualities of leadership that make schools authentic places of learning. Starting with a review of what we can claim to know ? and not know ? about learning, leadership and... more...

  • Democratic Learningby John MacBeath; Lejf Moos

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    The time has come to challenge many of the age-old assumptions about schools and school learning. In this timely book leading thinkers from around the world offer a different vision of what schools are for. They suggest new ways of thinking about citizenship, lifelong learning and the role of schools in democratic societies. They question many of the... more...

  • Improving School Effectivenessby John MacBeath; Peter Mortimore

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.00

    Reviewing findings from international work and from a major study conducted in Scotland, the Improving School Effectiveness Project, this book builds up a picture of what effectiveness is, how it can be measured, and what it means for teachers, parents and pupils. It is useful for teachers, heads, inspectors, and policy-makers. more...

  • International Handbook of Leadership for Learningby Tony Townsend; John MacBeath

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 679.00

    This book explores the rich contextual nature of learning and the role of school leaders and leadership development in promoting it. It concludes that inserting the preposition ?for? between the terms ?leadership? and ?learning? forces a useful wider perspective. more...