Originally published in 1989. This book, which was one of the first to take account of the recommendations of the Education Reform Act which came into effect in September 1988, provides a practical overview of primary school management from resources, which include staff, space, equipment and finance, to relationships with outside bodies, governors, parents, teachers, children and non-teaching staff.
Foreword Peter Robinson Introduction 1. Relationships with the Governing Body 2. Relationships with Parents 3. Relationships with the LEA 4. Relationships with the DES: the Role of HMI 5. The Effective Headteacher 6. Managing One’s Own Time 7. Managing the Curriculum 8. Managing Financial Resources 9. Managing Change 10. Managing for Continuity 11. Evaluating and Developing the Work of the School 12. Staff Selection and Appointment 13. Staff Development
Reissuing works originally published between 1975 and 1997, this collection includes books covering all aspect of managing schools, from primary to further education. With an international selection of authors, some volumes present case studies while others address wider areas of concern in the management of educational institutions. Individual volumes concern special schools and specific types such as the grant-maintained system in the UK. Topics cross over from finance to staff development to politics and governance to innovation. This is an excellent varied set for any education management bookself.