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Effective LEAs and School Improvement

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ISBN 9780415232661
Published July 10, 2001 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

Effective LEAs and School Improvement examines the ways in which Local Education Authorities can support and challenge schools to raise educational standards. The book includes case studies of effective LEAs and interludes from heads and governors on their experience of working with LEAs.
Effective LEAs and School Improvement enables Local Education Authorities to learn from existing good practice and to reflect upon their current situation and plan ahead to meet future demands. It is essential reading for all LEAs concerned with raising educational standards.



David Woods is a Senior Educational Advisor for the Standards and Effectiveness Unit at the DfEE and formerly Head of Birmingham LEA's Advisory and Support Service., Martyn Cribb is Head of Standards and School Development in Tower Hamlets LEA and formerly a Senior Education Advisor in the DfEE and HMI.


'Effective LEAs and School Improvement: Making a Difference is a readable and well-focused book. The co-editors and lead contributors to the book, David Woods and Martyn Cribb, understand the day to day realities, as well as the policy imperatives facing LEAs, and the book benefits from their deep understanding of complex issues.' - Improving Schools