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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00
The first book of its kind combining educational reform with multicultural and multilingual issues. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 34.95
Drawing on ethnographic research collected over the San Diego reforms, this book identifies how teachers, principles, and other district educators were shaped by the large-scale reforms and the ways in which the reforms unfolded. It also shows how actors throughout a school system can change the views of leaders and impact the reform process. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 91.00
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 2006 edition of Education at a Glance enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries? performance. It provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Every school a great school' is an aspiration for the next stage of education reform. This book argues that, for 'every school a great school' to become a reality, requires a move from individual school improvement efforts to a system-wide response that seeks to re-establish a balance between national prescription and schools leading reform. more...