Are We Nearly There Yet?

Progress, issues, and possible next steps for a self-improving school system

  • Toby Greany
The DfE’s 2010 white paper ‘The Importance of Teaching’ set out the Coalition’s aim to ‘create a school system which is self-improving’. In this inaugural lecture, Toby Greany assesses progress to date and the Coalition Government’s approach to developing a self-improving system.
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Progress, issues, and possible next steps for a self-improving school system

  • Toby Greany
The DfE’s 2010 white paper ‘The Importance of Teaching’ set out the Coalition’s aim to ‘create a school system which is self-improving’. In this inaugural lecture, Toby Greany assesses progress to date and the Coalition Government’s approach to developing a self-improving system.

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Strategic Alternatives to Exclusion from School

  • Carl Parsons
School exclusion damages pupils and is harmful to society. This revised edition updates the original research in three low excluding and five high excluding local authorities that shows how local authorities make permanent exclusions unnecessary. New chapters argue that they can still do so within the legislation of the new coalition government.
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  • Carl Parsons
School exclusion damages pupils and is harmful to society. This revised edition updates the original research in three low excluding and five high excluding local authorities that shows how local authorities make permanent exclusions unnecessary. New chapters argue that they can still do so within the legislation of the new coalition government.

Price: £17.99

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Sparing the Rod

Schools, Discipline and Children’s Rights

  • Marie Parker-Jenkins
Exploring issues of discipline in schools within the framework of children’s rights, this book also traces the history of corporal punishment in schools and its abolishment.
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Schools, Discipline and Children’s Rights

  • Marie Parker-Jenkins
Exploring issues of discipline in schools within the framework of children’s rights, this book also traces the history of corporal punishment in schools and its abolishment.

Price: £20.99

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Pupils with Problems

Rational Fears…Radical Solutions?

  • Philip Garner
Covers all aspects of experience and treatment of ‘pupils with problems’, those whom teachers find difficult and the media find newsworthy and provides examples of alternative approaches which work because the pupils are involved in the process.
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Rational Fears…Radical Solutions?

  • Philip Garner
Covers all aspects of experience and treatment of ‘pupils with problems’, those whom teachers find difficult and the media find newsworthy and provides examples of alternative approaches which work because the pupils are involved in the process.

Price: £18.99

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Planning for School Development

  • Margaret Maden
  • John Tomlinson
Two of Britain’s foremost experts on educational administration analyse the practical implications of the 1988 Act and map out detailed strategies for its implementation by local education authorities and schools.
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  • Margaret Maden
  • John Tomlinson
Two of Britain’s foremost experts on educational administration analyse the practical implications of the 1988 Act and map out detailed strategies for its implementation by local education authorities and schools.

Price: £3.95

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The Handbook of School Health

  • Medical Officers of Schools Association
This guide on the health and medical care of schoolchildren contains information on vaccination, hygiene, communicable diseases, medical examinations, substance abuse, psychological difficulties (including eating disorders), child abuse, sports medicine, dental care and safety at school.
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  • Medical Officers of Schools Association
This guide on the health and medical care of schoolchildren contains information on vaccination, hygiene, communicable diseases, medical examinations, substance abuse, psychological difficulties (including eating disorders), child abuse, sports medicine, dental care and safety at school.

Price: £25.99

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Fair Interviewing

  • Annie Hedge
  • Barbara Darling
This handbook is designed to help organizations ensure that they appoint the right applicants for the right post. Only by following clearly prescribed procedures will interviewing panels identity what applicants are capable of, and make the most appropriate selection.
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  • Annie Hedge
  • Barbara Darling
This handbook is designed to help organizations ensure that they appoint the right applicants for the right post. Only by following clearly prescribed procedures will interviewing panels identity what applicants are capable of, and make the most appropriate selection.

Price: £9.99

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Failing Working-class Girls

  • Gillian Plummer
The discussion among the author and her degree-winning working-class woman subjects affords insights into the backgrounds of working-class girls. At a time when all concern is focused on the underachievement of working-class boys, this book exposes the plight of girls.
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  • Gillian Plummer
The discussion among the author and her degree-winning working-class woman subjects affords insights into the backgrounds of working-class girls. At a time when all concern is focused on the underachievement of working-class boys, this book exposes the plight of girls.

Price: £20.99

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Excluded from School

Complex Discourse and Psychological Perspectives

  • Christopher Arnold
  • Jane Yeomans
  • Sarah Simpson
  • Mike Solomon
Exclusion from school or college powerfully affects lives. In this book, three practising psychologists working with young people in inner cities explore the experiences of people who have been involved with exclusion from school: the child, the family, the excluding school, and the receiving unit.
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Complex Discourse and Psychological Perspectives

  • Christopher Arnold
  • Jane Yeomans
  • Sarah Simpson
  • Mike Solomon
Exclusion from school or college powerfully affects lives. In this book, three practising psychologists working with young people in inner cities explore the experiences of people who have been involved with exclusion from school: the child, the family, the excluding school, and the receiving unit.

Price: £19.99

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Defying Disaffection

How Schools are Winning the Hearts and Minds of Reluctant Students

  • Reva Klein
Disaffection is endemic in education systems in the west. But, certain educationalists have taken radical steps, changing schools to meet the needs of their at risk pupils.
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How Schools are Winning the Hearts and Minds of Reluctant Students

  • Reva Klein
Disaffection is endemic in education systems in the west. But, certain educationalists have taken radical steps, changing schools to meet the needs of their at risk pupils.

Price: £18.99

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