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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tim Simkins; Linda Ellison; Viv Garrett; British Educational Management and Administration Society.
|Description:||vi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 The context: policy, accountability and management - perspectives on implementation of reform; improving education through better management - a view from the DES. Part 2 Self managing schools and colleges: introduction; managing further education colleges - the new agenda; remodelling the partnership? relations between a governing body and a senior management team under LMS; opting for self-governance - change and continuity in grant-maintained schools; governing and managing schools after ERA - the LEA experience and the GMS; alternative; managing the whole curriculum - the post-ERA challenge for schools; appraisal for staff development; total quality management and further education; education reform and teacher involvement in the US and England; making evaluation worthwhile - the operational, strategic and cultural dimensions; implementing local management of schools - first year spending decisions. Part 3 The local system: introduction; local education authorities - threats, challenges and opportunities; LEA responses to the Education Reform Act; assuring quality - the experience in Bradford; quality development in Birmingham; competition or collaboration - the tensions in colleges of further education; local management funding formulae and lEA discretion; formula funding in sheffield - towards planning and collaboration. Part 4 Looking ahead: it's the same the whole world over - comparisons amongst commonwealth states' developments in the control of education; educational reform - the past has lessons to teach the future; from conformity to criticism - in search of a moral basis for management in education; educative leadership and the co-option of corporate managerialism and oligarchic; politics; beyond markets and managerialism? education management in a new context.|
|Responsibility:||the early lessons ; edited by Tim Simkins, Linda Ellison and Viv Garrett.|