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  • The Intellectual Capital of Schoolsby Anthony Kelly

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Educational Facilities and Risk Managementby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Financing Education: Investments and Returnsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Improving Schools and Governing Bodiesby Michael Creese; Peter Earley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    This book provides school governors with a blueprint for working effectively and enthusiastically to bring about positive change in their schools, for the benefit of all those concerned. more...