224 Pages
    by Routledge

    226 Pages
    by Routledge

    This text examines the challenges facing education managers as the introduction of the National Curriculum, a number of Education Acts and the reorganization of management, have altered the concepts of teacher professionality and their statutory duties.

    Introduction - schools for the future. Part 1 Teachers as professionals in the 1990s: de-skilling a profession, deprofessionalization and the new managerialism; teaching as a profession - the changing legal and social context; changing conceptions of a profession; teacher union perspectives on the management of professionals; teacher professionality and the National Curriculum. Part 2 The institutional focus: leadership and professional development - developing reflective practice; values as central to competent professional practice; developing teachers as extended professionals; working with support staff - relationships between teachers, governors and other staff in schools; managing staff professionally.


    Busher, Hugh; Saran, Rene