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Radical reforms : perspectives on an era of educational change

Author: Christopher Chapman; Helen Gunter
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Focusing on education as a major area of public policy in England, this book explores a decade of rapid and intensive modernisation and draws out the lessons for those concerned with developing education systems across the globe.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Chapman; Helen Gunter
ISBN: 9780415464017 0415464013 9780415464024 0415464021 9780203884119 0203884116
OCLC Number: 233697376
Description: xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A decade of new labour reform of education --
Labouring to lead --
Accountability for improvement: rhetoric or reality? --
Control and response in primary school teacher's work --
Raising standards: what is the evidence? --
School leaders: meeting the challenges of change --
Remodelling and distributed leadership : the case of the school business manager --
Initial teachers education: a(nother) decade of radical reform --
New provision of schooling --
Networking a more equitable educational future? Rhetorics and realities --
Personalized learning --
"Swing, swing together": multi-agency work in the new children's services --
New labour and breaking the education and poverty link: a conceptual account of its educational policies --
Using research to foster inclusion and equity within the context of new labour education reforms --
Debating new labour education policy --
Reflections on reform: perspectives and challenges.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Chapman and Helen M. Gunter.
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