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  • Transforming Northicote Schoolby Geoff Hampton; Jeff Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    In February 1994 Northicote School, situated in a deprived area of Wolverhampton, was the first in the country to be named and shamed, OfSTED called the school 'appalling in almost every way'. Then Geoff Hampton took over as head - five years later he was awarded a knighthood for transforming the fortunes of this failing school; and its pupils. This... more...

  • Teacher Training at Cambridgeby Pam Hirsch; Mark McBeth

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    This book focuses on two educationalists, Oscar Browning (1837-1923) and Elizabeth Hughes (1852-1925) who were the principals of the two separate day training colleges for men and women at Cambridge. The early initiatives of these two leaders began the development of education studies at Cambridge University and, therefore, serve as test cases to examine... more...

  • Educating the Respectableby Professor W E Marsden; W. E. Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 108.95

    Under its first headmaster, W.B. Adams, Fleet Road Board School was an outstanding success, described by a contemporary journal as the finest elementary school in Europe.' This study explains the school's success using contemporary sources, and newspapers and the oral evidence of ex-pupils. more...

  • Sport and Physical Education in Germanyby Ken Hardman; Roland Naul

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Sport and physical education represent important components of German national life, from school and community participation, to elite, international level sport. This unique and comprehensive collection brings together material from leading German scholars to examine the role of sport and PE in Germany from a range of historical and contemporary perspectives.... more...

  • The Transformation of the Student Careerby Michael Nugent

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 148.00

    This study examines the transformation of the structural characteristics and ideological assumptions of university study in these three countries between the mid-1950s and the early 1990s. more...

  • A Good School for Every Childby Cyril Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    Sir Cyril Taylor has been at the heart of English education for over two decades, serving as an adviser to ten successive UK Education Secretaries and Four Prime Ministers, both Conservative and Labour, including Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair. His passion for education has led directly to real school improvement, from the creation of City... more...

  • University Autonomy in Russian Federation Since Perestroikaby Olga Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 178.00

    This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This... more...

  • Bulgariaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00

    Reform of education, training and human resource management is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and to economic prosperity. Efforts undertaken in educational work are an undeniable contribution towards fostering peace, human rights and a sustainable, secure environment, which are fundamental to achieving stability in a country. more...

  • Le collège de Dormans-Beauvais à la fin du Moyen Âge.by Thierry Kouamé

    BRILL 2005; US$ 228.00

    This work describes the world of Parisian students by means of a sociological analysis of the Collège de Dormans-Beauvais between 1370 and 1458. The study examines the background, training and careers of the fellows of this institution which foreshadowed the modern college structure. more...

  • Learning from Sure Startby Jo Weinberger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00

    Describes various services within health, education and social welfare. This book examines implications of the development of inter-agency theory and practice for planning and delivery of services for children. It evaluates methods that were employed and identifies what worked. It indicates lessons that can be drawn from experience. more...