This book is a practical and informative guide on how to improve your primary school. It is aimed at those in leadership positions: headteachers, senior staff, advisors, inspectors and education officers. Aimed specifically at the primary school, this book:
* links research to classroom practice for results
* appeals to those in leadership roles
* is concise, readable and of great practical use
* provides the reader with information that can improve the individual school.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 ASSESSING RESEARCH; Chapter 3 THE SCHOOL CULTURE; Chapter 4 THE SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PLAN; Chapter 5 EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP; Chapter 6 ORGANISATION; Chapter 7 TEACHING AND LEARNING; Chapter 8 PERSONAL AND SOCIAL EDUCATION; Chapter 9 MANAGING CHANGE; Chapter 10 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; Chapter 11 PARENTS, GOVERNORS AND THE COMMUNITY; Chapter 12 EVALUATION; Chapter 13 CONCLUSION; Index;
Joan Dean has been a headteacher, senior primary adviser and chief inspector during her years in education. She was awarded an OBE for services to education in 1980. She has published widely in the field and is the author of three other titles for Routledge.
'If you need one volume on school improvement that'll replace a years's worth of NPQH Compulsory Module notes, buy this one.' - Managing Schools Today