Double-Shift Schooling: / Edition 2

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Originally published in 1989, this book has been fully revised and updated. It highlights the advantages and problems of double-shift systems, drawing in experiences in a wide range of countries. Single-shift systems are compared with four- and five-shift systems. Double-Shift Schooling is intended for national and regional policy makers, and for head teachers and others responsible for running double-shift systems.
It provides a judicious mix of analytical and conceptual arguments with practical down-to-earth suggestions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780850926507
  • Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 100
  • Product dimensions: 5.85 (w) x 8.28 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Acknowledgements 9
Introduction 10
I A Framework for Analysis 15
1 Models for Double-Shift Schooling 15
2 Concepts of Cost Analysis 21
II Determining Policies 29
3 Economic Factors 29
4 Educational Factors 38
5 Social Factors 47
III Making Double-Shift Schools Work 53
6 School Organisation and Timetabling 53
7 Staffing and Management 67
8 Quality 73
IV Conclusions 79
9 Alternative Models and Cost-Effectiveness 79
Further Reading 88
Note on the Author 93
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