Excellence in Education: The Making of Great Schools, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Excellence in Education

The Making of Great Schools, 2nd Edition

By Cyril Taylor, Conor Ryan

David Fulton Publishers

320 pages

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A thorough examination of the characteristics` belonging to a high-performing school, this book is written by the Chairman of the Specialist Schools Trust and the education advisor to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair. It draws on numerous case studies of successful schools, as well as showing how previously failing schools have been turned around. Looking at such areas as leadership, staffing, target-setting, discipline and order, curriculum innovation and individual learning, the book offers a blueprint to head teachers and others trying to develop excellent schools.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General