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Author Bonnor, Chris.

Title What makes a good school? / Chris Bonnor and Jane Caro
Published Sydney : NewSouth Publishing, 2012
Sydney, N.S.W. : New South Books, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  371.200994 Bon/Wma  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 259 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Who are schools for? -- 2. The talk about schools -- 3. What are schools really like? -- 4. My school and your school -- 5. The agony and ecstasy of choice -- 6. What is good teaching and learning? -- 7. What do good schools do about the things that keep parents awake at night -- 8. Trying to please everyone, from K to 12 -- 9. Types of schools: how much does it matter? -- 10. What makes a good system of schools? -- 11. Creating more good schools -- 12. How do you choose a good school?
Summary How much of what you hear about schools can you trust? Can you believe the marketing hype about unsurpassed facilities, genius teachers and stellar academic achievement? Do you listen to neighbourhood gossip about your local school? Are government statistics the answer? School choice has become one of the most agonising issues of parenthood
Analysis Anecdotes
Educational achievement
Educational choice
Educational philosophy
Educational standards
National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
Performance indicators
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online in various ebook formats
Mode of access: Internet. Refer to the publisher's home page
Print version record
Subject Education -- Aims and objectives -- Australia.
Education -- Standards -- Australia.
Education -- Australia.
School choice.
Schools -- Ratings and rankings.
Schools -- Australia -- Evaluation.
Author Caro, Jane.
LC no. 2012493383
ISBN 9781742233291 (paperback)