Originally published in 1992. The emphasis of this book is on the role of governors rather than their powers. It considers the tasks of management which must be carried out in schools and discusses the parts which governors can play in these management activities. Its objective is to help governors and school staff develop mutually acceptable roles.
Preface Part 1: Making a Choice 1. Back to Management? 2. The Tasks and Stages of School Management 3. Roles and Structures of Management 4. School Governors and the Law Fiona Cownie Part 2: The Choices 5. Product Management I: The Curriculum and School Development Planning 6. Product Management II: Governors’ Roles in Planning 7. Personnel Management: Motivation 8. Personnel Management: Selecting Governors and Staff 9. Financial Management 10. Public Relations 11. Quality Control Part 3: Final Choice 12. Forward to Management?
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.