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How very effective primary schools work

Author: Chris James
Publisher: London : Paul Chapman Pub. ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2006.
Series: BELMAS
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing various approaches used by effective schools, this practical, research-based book explains how success can be achieved and maintained, and also describes ways of working that bring about high levels of pupil attainment.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris James
ISBN: 9781412920070 1412920078 9781412920087 1412920086
OCLC Number: 62715496
Description: x, 195 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. A review of the literature --
3. A way of understanding schools as institutions --
4. The research --
5. The central characteristic --
6. Leadership --
7. The mindset --
8. The teaching team --
9. The pupils and their parents --
10. Very efficient and effective organisation --
11. The mutual support, validation and valuing of the community --
12. What makes these schools very effective? --
13. Interpreting the outcomes --
14. Concluding comments.
Series Title: BELMAS
Responsibility: Chris James [and others].
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