Leadership

Shaping the Future

  • Don Hooper
In the Lord Alexander Memorial Lecture for 2001, Don Hooper, President of the American association of School Administrators, describes how making decisions about education policy and provision needs to be based on data about the educational progress of every single child. In a state where 65 languages are spoken, the aim must be to develop in students both competence and character.
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Shaping the Future

  • Don Hooper
In the Lord Alexander Memorial Lecture for 2001, Don Hooper, President of the American association of School Administrators, describes how making decisions about education policy and provision needs to be based on data about the educational progress of every single child. In a state where 65 languages are spoken, the aim must be to develop in students both competence and character.

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Statutory Induction

A fair deal for all?

  • Sara Bubb
This paper looks at how induction was implemented in schools in one inner-London borough in 1999-2000, the first year of statutory requirements.
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A fair deal for all?

  • Sara Bubb
This paper looks at how induction was implemented in schools in one inner-London borough in 1999-2000, the first year of statutory requirements.

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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.

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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.

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The Use of Value Added Information in Judging School Performance

  • Harvey Goldstein
  • Pan Huiqi
  • Terry Rath
  • Nigel Hill
This publication offers results of research into whether simpler, more readily available information (‘proxy measures’) would produce sounder comparisons than a value added analysis which adjusts raw data to take account of pupils’ achievement at the time they entered a school.
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  • Harvey Goldstein
  • Pan Huiqi
  • Terry Rath
  • Nigel Hill
This publication offers results of research into whether simpler, more readily available information (‘proxy measures’) would produce sounder comparisons than a value added analysis which adjusts raw data to take account of pupils’ achievement at the time they entered a school.

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The Culture of Change

Case studies of improving schools in Singapore and London

  • Peter Mortimore
  • Saravanan Gopinathan
  • Elizabeth Leo
  • Kate Myers
  • Leslie Sharpe
  • Louise Stoll
  • Jo Mortimore
This is a comparative study of approaches to the challenge of improving achievement, which focuses on two pairs of schools, in London and Singapore.
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Case studies of improving schools in Singapore and London

  • Peter Mortimore
  • Saravanan Gopinathan
  • Elizabeth Leo
  • Kate Myers
  • Leslie Sharpe
  • Louise Stoll
  • Jo Mortimore
This is a comparative study of approaches to the challenge of improving achievement, which focuses on two pairs of schools, in London and Singapore.

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The Grammar School Question

A review of research on comprehensive and selective education

  • David Crook
  • Sally Power
  • Geoff Whitty
The Grammar School Question provides an even-handed analysis of the research evidence on comprehensive and selective education against the background of heated debate on the future of grammar schools. The book concludes with a discussion of some of the consequences of abolishing or retaining selective education.
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A review of research on comprehensive and selective education

  • David Crook
  • Sally Power
  • Geoff Whitty
The Grammar School Question provides an even-handed analysis of the research evidence on comprehensive and selective education against the background of heated debate on the future of grammar schools. The book concludes with a discussion of some of the consequences of abolishing or retaining selective education.

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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.

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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.

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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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