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|Material Type:||Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Programme for International Student Assessment.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.|
|Description:||304 pages : charts ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||Some features shared by high-performing school systems --
How resources, policies and practices are related to student performance --
How schooling is organised: Selecting and grouping students ; Governance of school systems ; Governance of school systems ; Resources invested in education --
The learning environment: Teacher-student relations ; Disciplinary climate ; How teachers stimulate students' engagement with reading ; Student-related factors affecting school climate ; Teacher-related factors affecting school climate ; Parents' involvement in and expectations of schooling ; Principal leadership ; Relationship between learning environment and school climate variables --
Policy implications: A commitment to children matters, as does the belief that all students can attain high levels of achievement ; Setting standards and showing students how to meet them matters ; Autonomy matters when combined with accountability ; How resources are allocated in schools matters more than overall spending ; The school climate and teacher-student relations matter.
|Other Titles:||What makes a school successful? :
Resources, policies and practices
- Programme for International Student Assessment.
- Educational tests and measurements.
- Educational evaluation.
- School management and organization.
- School improvement programs.
- School environment.
- Education and state.
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. -- Programme for International Student Assessment.