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  • 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...

  • There's Room for Me Hereby Janet Allen; Kyle Gonzalez

    Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 28.99

    What do you do with students who cannot or will not read and write? This portrait of Kyle Gonzalez's classroom offers teachers theory-based strategies for helping students become motivated and successful readers and writers. You will see how one middle school teacher sets up her literacy classroom, offers intervention and support for struggling students,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...