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Improving schools and educational systems : international perspectives

Author: Alma Harris; Janet Chrispeels
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
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Featuring effective school improvement projects from around the world, this book presents an overview of detailed analyses of a variety of international initiatives that have given achievable results.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alma Harris; Janet Chrispeels
ISBN: 0415362229 9780415362221
OCLC Number: 71742995
Description: xvii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the context --
Introduction / Alma Harris and Janet Chrispeels --
A brief history of school improvement research in the USA / Charles B. Teddlie and Samuel Stringfield --
School improvement : phases 2 and 3 --
Success for all / Robert Slavin and Nancy A. Madden --
The high reliability schools project : some preliminary results and analyses / David Reynolds, Samuel Stringfield, and Eugene C Schaffer --
Using the power of difference in school improvement projects / Paul Clarke, Mel Ainscow and Mel West --
Effective school improvement : similarities and differences in improvement in eight European countries / Louise Stoll, Bert P.M. Creemers, and Gerry Reezigt --
School improvement : phase 4 --
Changing secondary schools is hard : lessons from 10 years of school improvement / Lorna Earl, Nancy Torrance, and Stephanie Sutherland --
Building instructional quality : inside-out and outside-in perspectives on San Diego's school reform / Linda Darling-Hammond [and others] --
Standards-based reform and small schools of choice : how reform theories converge in three urban middle schools / Chrysan Gallucci [and others] --
Education district development in South Africa : a new direction for school improvement? / Brahm Fleisch --
The challenge of systemic change in complex educational systems : a district model to scale up reform / Janet Chrispeels and Margerita Gonzales --
The creation of knowledge networks : collaborative enquiry for school and system improvement / David Jackson --
Towards the 5th phase school improvement : future directions for the field / Janet Chrispeels and Alma Harris.
Responsibility: edited by Alma Harris & Janet Chrispeels.
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'This book takes the reader on a journey of school improvement by way of different practices and with a good sense of progression and direction.' - Learning and Teaching Update 'This collection of Read more...

 
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