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  • 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...

  • Greenfield on Educational Administrationby Thomas Greenfield; Peter Ribbins

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This collection is a representative set of ten of the key papers which Thomas Greenfield, arguably the doyen of contemporary theories of educational administration, has published over the last twenty years. His writings as they appear are eagerly sought after and studied by scholars, students and practitioners in Britain and across the English-speaking... more...

  • School Choice and Competition: Markets in the Public Interest?by Philip Woods; Carl Bagley; Ron Glatter

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This book offers a unique record of the realities of parental choice and competitive pressures on schools. On the basis of research involving thousands of parents and eleven secondary schools monitored over several years, it sets out: * empirical findings on parents' preferences and experience of choice, how schools respond to competitive pressures,... more...

  • Critical Perspectives On Educational Leadershipby John Smyth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First Published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • How to Improve Your Schoolby Tim Brighouse; David Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This best-selling book takes a practical look at how improvements can be made in any school. It cuts through the jargon of the specialist and shows how ideas and intentions can be turned into direct actions that will help a school improve its performance and effectiveness. As well as addressing headteachers and governors, the book will also provide... more...

  • Improving Quality in Educationby Colin Bayne-Jardine; Dr Colin C Bayne-Jardine; Charles Hoy; Dr Margaret Wood; Margaret Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    *Explores the best acknowledged ways to maintain and improve school education in the UK *Highlights ways for achieving required standards (such as DfEE standards) *Explores the need to find the right balance between external inspection and internal self-examination as methods for identifying sustainable improvements in schools. While predominantly... more...

  • Restructuring Schoolsby W. Lowe Boyd; H. Beare

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Education reform has become part of a political imperative in a number of developed countries around the world. The simultaneous movement to reform schooling and the administrative structures which deliver educational services therefore needs to be studied in order to lay bare its fundamental assumptions. This movement has been labelled "restructuring"... more...