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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Special issue: Synchronous methods and applications in e-learning by Kinshuk

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Recent rapid improvements in technology and the increasing bandwidth of Internet access in most parts of the world have led to an increasing popularity of synchronous solutions for instruction. But real-time instant interaction and possibility of non-verbal information transfer has led to a change in paradigm of how e-learning is being envisaged in... more...

  • The "Post Industrial University"by David Pearce Snyder

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Once it has outsourced its administrative functions and spun off its professional and career-prep degree programs, the post-industrial university will initially be a much smaller and more purposefully-focused enterprise than today?s typical industrial-scale public university. But the mission of the new university will be large, for the new knowledge... more...

  • Science Education and Student Diversityby Okhee Lee; Aurolyn Luykx

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book synthesizes recent research on K-12 science education for minority students. more...