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Excellence in education : the making of great schools

Author: Cyril J H Taylor; Conor Ryan
Publisher: London : David Fulton, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and fully updatedView all editions and formats
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Discusses all the elements that have contributed to improvements including: improving the quality of the leadership team; the setting of targets and use of data; curriculum innovation; improved  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril J H Taylor; Conor Ryan
ISBN: 1843124025 9781843124023
OCLC Number: 488251801
Notes: Tidligere udgave: 2004. 300 sider
Description: xii, 308 s. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; What makes a great school?; Starting out: the transition from primary to secondary school; The drive for continuous improvement; How to turn around a failing school; Accountability, transparency and choice: the value of specialism; Using data to improve performance; Teamwork: teachers, trainees and teaching assistants; Broad and balanced learning; Term times, timetables and changing classrooms; Discipline and attendance; Inspection and audit; Provision for children with special educational needs; Schools helping schools: the value of partnerships; Turning the rhetoric of school choice into reality; Lessons from abroad; Good schools manage their finances well and learn how to raise sponsorship; How information communications technology can improve learning; Can we transform our schools?; Appendix 1: How to calculate the value added of a secondary school; Appendix 2: Survey of best practice in leading specialist schools
Responsibility: Cyril Taylor and Conor Ryan
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