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  • Education at a Glanceby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 81.00

    Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education. The 2004 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance. more...

  • Formative Assessmentby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 39.00

    Formative assessment ? the frequent assessments of student progress to identify learning needs and shape teaching ? has become a prominent issue in education reform. The achievement gains associated with formative assessment have been described as "among the largest ever reported for educational interventions". more...

  • Change Forces - The Sequelby Michael G. Fullan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    Fullan's first book on this subject was an instant and best-selling success. Now in Change Forces - The Sequel he extends and expands the use of chaos theory as a lens through which to view and comprehend change, and the forces which govern it. Educators have already widely embraced this approach, and taken on board the idea that change is not so... more...

  • Reflecting On School Managementby Jennifer Evans; Anne Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    The reorganisation of the education system within Britain has vastly increased the managerial responsibilities of those working in schools, although the staff generally have received little management training. In this book, the various issues related to management are teased out and a selection of ideas and pragmatic solutions informing good practice... more...

  • Leading the Self-Managing Schoolby Brian J. Caldwell; Jim M. Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This work is a sequel to The Self-Managing School and deals with leadership responsibilities on two levels - as head of a school responsible for loca management and as a director in a Local Education Authority responsible more...

  • School Improvement In Practiceby Kate Myers

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Effective change leading to school improvement is the focus of this practical text. Designed to be dipped into, or read as a whole, the contributors recount their experiences of effecting change in schools in one inner-city LEA. The story unfolds through the eyes of the project manager, the Director of Education, headteachers and project co- ordinators,... more...

  • Restructuringby Cyril Poster; Sonia Blandford; John Welton

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This book provides an introduction to and analysis of the concept of the restructuring of schools. It includes detailed case-study material, which analyses the theory, considers the real people involved, and offers practical solutions to the problems of understanding and managing restructuring. Cyril Poster retired from teaching to become deputy director... more...

  • A Socially Critical View Of The Self-Managing Schoolby John Smyth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    The shift from the model of central government educational control to school- based management has been widely adopted and acclaimed and has created the general impression of increased democracy and participation.; The international contributors to this book tackle this important policy issue and look behind the scenes of the moves towards school self-... more...

  • The Rules of School Reformby Max Angus

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Why do new legislative acts and regulations designed to improve schools have little impact on teaching? Why have so many attempts at school reform been so notably unsuccessful?; While seeking to answer these questions, Angus examined the complex issue of rules and regulations. He found a shell of rules around teaching that is guarded by unions and... more...

  • Social Justice within an American Perspectiveby Alan R. Shoho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Over the past few years, there was been a notable increase in scholarly presentations and publications involving the role of social justice in educational leadership. The diversity of social justice issues represents one aspect of the impact of globalization on schools and its leaders. In addition, internationally, schools and its leaders are grappling... more...