School Improvement

School Improvement

by Alma Harris, Alan Harris, Harris Alma
     
 

ISBN-10: 041524921X

ISBN-13: 9780415249218

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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.

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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 useful for practitioners working within schools and with schools, offering clear guidance for those keen to raise standards and improve achievement.

The What's In It For Schools? series aims to make educational policy issues relevant to practitioners. Each book in the series focuses on a major educational issue. The author sets the issue in context, looks at how it impacts on the daily lives of schools and teachers, and raises key questions. The books are grounded in sound theory, recent research evidence and best practice, and will make an excellent addition to any staffroom bookshelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415249218
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
What's in it for schools? Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
899,829
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

List of tables
Series Editors' preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1School improvement in context6
2Improving schools: what works?23
3Changing and improving schools35
4Building the capacity for school improvement50
5Leading school improvement66
6Improving classrooms82
7Improving teaching99
8School improvement: what's in it for schools?112
References121
Index130

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