Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances: Tales from the Frontline

Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances: Tales from the Frontline

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Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances: Tales from the Frontline by Alma Harris, Paul Clarke, Judith Gunraj, Belinda James


Working in the challenging context of inner city areas on accelerated school improvement does not allow time for reflection. Learning occurs experientially but it is not easily consolidated or refined. School improvement is currently opportunistic and expedient, but schools and authority are gradually edging towards a more durable theory of tackling underachievement and building success. This book offers the reader the opportunity to understand the process of school improvement better and establishes local models.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826474957
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/15/2006
Series: Improving Schools Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Alma Harris is Pro-Director (Leadership) at the Institute of Education, London and Professor of Educational Leadership at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning.

Paul Clarke is Managing Director of IQEA and is a lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University. His previous publications include Learning Schools, Learning Systems.

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