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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95
The broad approach of local management of schools or self-managing schools is now widely accepted. In Britain, there is even consensus between the three major political parties that the approach should be continued and extended. A key issue, though, is what comes next for self- managing schools? Drawing on their work and experience in research consultancy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
As societies continue to set educational goals that are, on current performance, beyond the capacity of the system to deliver, strategies for enhancing student learning through school and classroom intervention have become increasingly important. Yet, as David Hopkins argues in his book, many of the educational initiatives recently developed under... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This book aims to demystify the principles and practice of school improvement by demonstrating how successful classroom and school improvement occurs. It outlines the conditions, strategies and approaches that promote sustainable improvement and provides an overview of the main theoretical perspectives in this area. This accessible text will be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
This text has been written for managers in higher education as well as for headteachers and deputy heads in the school sector.;"Total quality management" (TQM) is a philosophy and a methodology that is widely used in business, and increasingly in education, to manage change or other processes. With the pressure for change and quality in education never... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 38.13
A teacher may get good, even astounding, results from his pupils while he is teaching them and yet not be a good teacher; because it may be that, while his pupils are directly under his influence, he raises them to a height which is not natural to them, without fostering their own capacities for work at this level, so that they immediately decline... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 58.00
Earthquakes and other natural disasters are unpredictable, destructive, and often deadly. In developed and developing countries alike, the cost in human life and infrastructure is very high. The danger to schools is of particular concern, given the concentration of young people attending them, and schools' broader role in communities -- not the least... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 22.00
As individuals and nations increasingly recognize that high levels of knowledge and skills are essential to their success, spending on education is increasingly considered an investment in the collective as well as individual future. Investment in human capital has thus moved to centre stage in the strategies of WEI countries to promote economic... more...
- 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...