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Title Improving schools : performance and potential / John Gray ... [and others]
Published Buckingham : Open University Press, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  371.200941 Gra/Isp  AVAILABLE
Description viii,168 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The rise of school improvement -- Pt. I. Frameworks and assumptions. 2. A nation on the move? 3. How to improve: debates, controversies and traditions. 4. Frameworks for judging school improvement -- Pt. II. Case studies of schools. 5. Struggling to change. 6. Getting into the pack. 7. A simple case of leadership. 8. Moving (and staying) ahead -- Pt. III. Patterns of change? 9. Starting-points and patterns of change. 10. Some correlates of school improvement. 11. Building for improvement
Summary "Based around a major research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Improving Schools looks at what has been happening across the country in recent years. It draws on unique data about changes in schools' effectiveness over time, exploring the reasons why exam results have continued to rise and what schools have been doing in the name of improvement."--BOOK JACKET. "Teachers and researchers alike will find this a highly readable account of the limits and possibilities of school improvement in action."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliography :pages 153-160 and index
Subject Academic achievement -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Educational change -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
School management and organization -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Author Gray, John (John Michael), 1948-
LC no. 98045148
ISBN 0335203981 (paperback)
033520399X (cased)