Radical Reforms: Perspectives on an Era of Educational Change

Radical Reforms: Perspectives on an Era of Educational Change

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ISBN-13: 9780415464024
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/17/2009
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr Christopher Chapman is a Reader in Educational Leadership and School Improvement in the School of Education at the University of Manchester.

Professor Helen Gunter is Chair of Educational Policy, Leadership and Management in the School of Education at the University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A decade of New Labour reform of education

Helen M Gunter and Chris Chapman

Chapter 2: Labouring to Lead

Andy Hargreaves

Chapter 3: Accountability for Improvement: rhetoric or reality?

Daniel Muijs and Chris Chapman

Chapter 4: Control and response in primary school teacher’s work

Rosemary Webb

Chapter 5: Raising standards: what is the evidence?

Joanna Bragg and Bill Boyle

Chapter 6: School leaders: meeting the challenge of change

Gillian Forrester and Helen M Gunter

Chapter 7: Remodelling and Distributed Leadership: the case of the School Business Manager.

Charlotte Woods

Chapter 8: Initial Teacher Education: a(nother) decade of radical reform

Olwen McNamara

Chapter 9: New Provisions of Schooling:

Denis Mongon and Chris Chapman

Chapter 10: Networking a more equitable educational future? Rhetorics and realities

Andy Howes and Jo Frankham

Chapter 11: Personalized Learning:

Mel West and Daniel Muijs

Chapter 12: Swing, Swing Together: Multi-agency work in the new children’s services

Alan Dyson, Peter Farrell, Kirstin Kerr and Nadine Mearns

Chapter 13: New Labour and breaking the education and poverty link: a conceptual account of its educational policies.

Dave Hall and Carlo Raffo

Chapter 14: Using research to foster inclusion and equity within the context of New Labour education reforms

Mel Ainscow, Alan Dyson, Sue Goldrick and Kirstin Kerr

Chapter 15: Debating New Labour Education Policy

John Smyth and Helen Gunter

Chapter 16: Reflections on Reform: Perspectives and challenges

Chris Chapman and Helen M Gunter

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