Schools and Communities: working together to transform children's lives

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This book is rooted in the principle that every child and young person has a fundamental entitlement to equal educational opportunities. Human relationships are fundamental to educational and social development and increasing importance is being attached to cooperation and collaboration between schools and the community, and between the agencies that provide services for children and young people.

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Overview

This book is rooted in the principle that every child and young person has a fundamental entitlement to equal educational opportunities. Human relationships are fundamental to educational and social development and increasing importance is being attached to cooperation and collaboration between schools and the community, and between the agencies that provide services for children and young people.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781855392335
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/10/2007
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor John West-Burnham is a writer, teacher and consultant in education leadership with a particular interest in leadership learning and development, and learning in schools and communities. He has been a school teacher, teacher trainer and education officer, and has held posts in five universities. He is Professor of Educational Leadership at St Mary's University College, Twickenham. John is the author or editor of 23 books and he has worked in 21 countries.

Maggie Farrar is Operational Director, Every Child Matters and Standards, at the National College for School leadership.

George Otero is Director of the Centre for Relational Learning, New Mexico.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Section 1: Education and the community

Chapter 1 A critique of schools and schooling

Chapter 2 The social context of education

Chapter 3 The moral purpose of education

Section 2: Building social capital

Chapter 4 Social Capital and Learning

Chapter 5 Engaging Families and the Community

Chapter 6 Dialogue as a Community Resource

Chapter 7 From services to silos

Section 3: Building capacity in communities

Chapter 8 Leadership in the community

Chapter 9 Community Action

Chapter 10 Change and complexity in communities

Chapter 11Monitoring, review and evaluation

References

Education and the community

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