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Title International handbook of school effectiveness and improvement / edited by Tony Townsend ; with Beatrice Avalos [and others]
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Series Springer international handbooks of education ; v. 17
Springer international handbooks of education ; v. 17
Contents pt. 1. sect. 1. A Review of the Progress -- 1. 20 Years of ICSEI: The Impact of School Effectiveness and School Improvement on School Reform / Tony Townsend -- 2. Four Decades of Body-Surfing the Breakers of School Reform: Just Waving, Not Drowning / Hedley Beare -- 3. Generic and Differentiated Models of Educational Effectiveness: Implications for the Improvement of Educational Practice / Leonidas Kyriakides -- 4. Improving School Effectiveness: Retrospective and Prospective / John MacBeath -- 5. School Effectiveness Research in Latin America / Javier Murillo -- 6. "Effective for What; Effective for Whom?" Two Questions SESI Should Not Ignore / Ira Bogotch, Luis Mirón, and Gert Biesta -- 7. Pursuing the Contextualisation Agenda: Recent Progress and Future Prospects / Martin Thrupp, Ruth Lupton, and Ceri Brown
sect. 2. A World Showcase: School Effectiveness and Improvement from all Corners -- The Americas -- 8. A History of School Effectiveness and Improvement Research in the USA Focusing on the Past Quarter Century / Charles Teddlie and Sam Stringfield -- 9. History of the School Effectiveness and Improvement Movement in Canada over the Past 25 Years / Larry Sackney -- 10. School Improvement in Latin America: Innovations over 25 Years (1980-2006) / Beatrice Avalos -- Europe -- 11. Growing Together: School Effectiveness and School Improvement in the UK / Louise Stoll and Pam Sammons -- 12. Educational Effectiveness and Improvement: The Development of the Field in Mainland Europe / Bert P.M. Creemers -- Asia and the Pacific -- 13. School Effectiveness and Improvement in Asia: Three Waves, Nine Trends and Challenges / Yin-Cheong Cheng and Wai-ming Tam -- 14. School Effectiveness and Improvement in Taiwan / Hui-Ling Pan -- 15. School Effectiveness and Improvement in Mainland China / Daming Feng -- 16. The Maturing of a Movement: Tracking Research, Policy and Practice in Australia / Brian Caldwell -- 17. Schooling Reform: Reflections on the New Zealand Experience / Howard Fancy -- Africa and the Middle East -- 18. History of the School Effectiveness and Improvement Movement in Africa / Brahm Fleisch -- 19. School Autonomy for School Effectiveness and Improvement: The Case of Israel / Ami Volansky -- 20. Recent Initiatives in School Effectiveness and Improvement: The Case of Turkey / {dot}Ismail Güven -- 21. Recent Initiatives in School Effectiveness and Improvement: The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran / Azam Azimi
sect. 3. Resources, School Effectiveness and Improvement -- 22. The Relationship Between Student Attainment and School Resources / Rosalind Levačić -- 23. Accountability, Funding and School Improvement in Canada / Charles Ungerleider and Ben Levin -- 24. Cost and Financing of Education and Its Impact on Coverage and Quality of Services and Efficiency and Equity in Sub-Saharan African Countries / Alain Mingat -- 25. Resources and School Effectiveness and Improvement / Jim Spinks
pt. 2. sect. 4. Accountability and Diversity, School Effectiveness and Improvement -- 26. School Effectiveness and School Improvement (SESI): Links with the International Standards/Accountability Agenda / David Reynolds -- 27. Evolution of School Performance Research in the USA: From School Effectiveness to School Accountability and Back / Susan Kochan -- 28. Education Decentralisation and Accountability Relationships in Latin American and the Caribbean Region / Emanuela Di Gropello -- 29. Equity, Efficiency and the Development of South African Schools / Nick Taylor -- 30. Policy Perspective on School Effectiveness and Improvement at the State Level: The Case of South Australia / Steve Marshall -- 31. Diverse Populations and School Effectiveness and Improvement in the USA / Sue Lasky, Amanda Datnow, Sam Stringfield, and Kirsten Sundell
sect. 5. Changing Schools Through Strategic Leadership -- 32. School Leadership, School Effectiveness and School Improvement: Democratic and Integrative Leadership / Lejf Moos and Stephan Huber -- 33. Leadership and School Reform Factors / Robert J. Marzano -- 34. The Emotional Side of School Improvement: A Leadership Perspective / Kenneth Leithwood -- 35. Leadership and School Effectiveness and Improvement / Halia Silins and Bill Mulford -- 36. Leadership Development for School Effectiveness and Improvement in East Asia / Allan Walker, Philip Hallinger, and Haiyan Qian -- sect 6. Changing Teachers and Classrooms for School Improvement -- 37. Teacher Leadership: Barriers and Supports / Joseph Murphy -- 38. The Continuing Professional Development of Teachers: Issues of Coherence, Cohesion and Effectiveness / Chris Day and Ruth Leitch -- 39. The Evolving Role of Teachers in Effective Schools / Eugene Schaffer, Roberta Devlin-Scherer, and Sam Stringfield -- 40. Teacher Education and Professional Development for Sustainable School Effectiveness / Wai-ming Tam and Yin-Cheong Cheng -- 41. School and Teacher Effectiveness: Implications of Findings from Evidence-Based Research on Teaching and Teacher Quality / Ken Rowe -- 42. System Supports for Teacher Learning and School Improvement / Janet H. Chrispeels, Carrie A. Andrews with Margarita González -- 43. Curriculum Reforms and Instructional Improvement in Asia / Kerry Kennedy
sect. 7. Models of School Improvement -- 44. Effective School Improvement -- Ingredients for Success: The Results of an International Comparative Study of Best Practice Case Studies vBert P.M. Creemers, Louise Stoll, Gerry Reezigt, and the ESI Team -- 45. Self-Directed Learning as a Key Approach to Effectiveness of Education: A Comparison among Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan / Magdalena Mo-Ching Mok, Yin-Cheong Cheng, Shing-On Leung, Peter Wen-Jing Shan, Phillip Moore, and Kerry Kennedy -- 46. Coming and Going: Educational Policy and Secondary School Strategy in the Context of Poverty -- Latin American Case Studies / Claudia Jacinto and Ada Freytes -- 47. The School Review Process: The Case of the British Schools in Latin America / David Bamford -- 48. Inquiry-Based Science Education and Its Impact on School Improvement: The ECBI Program in Chile / Rosa Devés and Patricia López -- 49. Creating New Schools Using Evidence Based Solutions -- A Case Study / Jenny Lewis -- 50. Best Practice in Secondary School Improvement: The Case of Salisbury High School / Helen Paphitis -- Afterword Learning from the Past to Reframe the Future -- 51. School Effectiveness and Improvement in the Twenty-First Century: Reframing for the Future / Tony Townsend
Summary Discusses a series of issues at the forefront of educational debate internationally, using works of distinguished authors from many regions of the world. This book focuses on a review of the development, implementation and practice of the disciplines of school effectiveness and school improvement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject School improvement programs -- Evaluation.
School improvement programs -- Research.
Educational evaluation -- Research.
School improvement programs -- Case studies.
Educational evaluation -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Townsend, Tony.
ISBN 1402057474
1780345054 (online)
9781780345055 (online)