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  • Effective School Leadershipby John MacBeath

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 32.95

    `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 and 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...

  • Education and Schoolingby John MacBeath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Written in an easily accessible style, each chapter of this book illuminates deeper lying issues about the nature of schooling, learning, leadership, research, and the impact of globalisation on the lives of schools, teachers, children and families. Each of the seven themes, or lenses, through which the education system is viewed, will be of value... 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...

  • Teachers Under Pressureby Maurice J Galton; John MacBeath

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    This groundbreaking book is the first to provide detailed descriptions of life in school following the government's attempt to reform working conditions and to show that the reform is only partially successful. It raises profound issues about the future of the teaching profession - a controversial and essential read for all teachers. more...

  • Self-Evaluation in the Global Classroomby John MacBeath; Hidenori Sugimine

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    Self-evaluation is going global. This book describes what happened when teams of school students from across the world embarked on the trip of a lifetime to explore the school lives of their international contemporaries. The students involved in The Learning School project used a variety of tools to evaluate the learning, motivation and self-evaluation... more...

  • Self-Evaluationby John MacBeath; Archie Mcglynn

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 42.95

    Self-evaluation in schools sits at the top of the national agenda in response to an awareness that performance tables and inspector's reports can only tell a partial story. Schools are now encouraged to raise questions about 'How are we doing?' and 'How do we know?'. Self-Evaluation: What's in it for Schools? demystifies school self-evaluation... more...

  • A Common Wealth of Learningby John MacBeath; Mike Younger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    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...