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Routledge Library Editions: Education Management


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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.

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Advancing Education School Leadership in Action

Advancing Education: School Leadership in Action

1st Edition

Edited By William Walker, Meredydd Hughes, Robin Farquhar
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1991. Compiled by prominent figures in the educational administration field across the Commonwealth for the twentieth anniversary of the foundation of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration (CCEA) this imaginative and forward-looking book is for ...

Business Planning for Special Schools A Practical Guide

Business Planning for Special Schools: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

By Caroline Coles, Richard Field
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1997. This book presents a practical way of addressing business planning in the special school. It provides examples of ways in which the business planning process can be structured, coordinated, and linked to the budget. It offers advice on the most appropriate tools and ...

Challenges in Educational Management Principles into Practice

Challenges in Educational Management: Principles into Practice

1st Edition

Edited By W. F. Dennison, Ken Shenton
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1986. Hitherto, most educational managers, including head teachers and senior staff in schools, have been expected to carry out their management tasks without any formal training. Recent initiatives, however, are changing this and all educational managers are now being ...

Creating an Excellent School Some New Management Techniques

Creating an Excellent School: Some New Management Techniques

1st Edition

By Hedley Beare, Brian J. Caldwell, Ross H. Millikan
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1989. The pursuit of excellence is much discussed with reference to education, but the question remains, ’How can a school become excellent?’ This book demonstrates that excellence depends on good management which, in turn, depends not only on a clear understanding of good ...

Creating and Managing the Democratic School

Creating and Managing the Democratic School

1st Edition

Edited By Judith Chapman, Isak Froumin, David Aspin
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1995. In securing the future of any democracy, it is vital that the education service should provide an effective introduction to citizenship by means of a high quality and empowering curriculum in educational institutions organized and administered according to democratic ...

Educational Finance and Resources

Educational Finance and Resources

1st Edition

Edited By W. F. Dennison
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1984. The financial decision-making system is an extremely complicated one; it handles large sums of money but very often teachers feel that little of it filters through to their end of the system. This book explains, analyses and criticises the complexities of the financial...

Educational Policy-making A Study of Interest Groups and Parliament

Educational Policy-making: A Study of Interest Groups and Parliament

1st Edition

By Maurice Kogan
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1975. This masterly study of policies and policy-makers in education opens up a major, and fascinating, area of public policy to analysis. In this book Professor Kogan draws together many of his previous findings to provide a searching examination and overview of education ...

Management Skills in Primary Schools

Management Skills in Primary Schools

1st Edition

By Les Bell
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1988. The qualities that identify a good school are high teaching standards and teacher morale, good levels of behaviour, successful pupil performance and a well-balanced provision of extra-curricular activities. Such schools are described as ‘well-run’ but the correlation ...

Management in Further Education Theory and Practice

Management in Further Education: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

By Harriet Harper
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1997. This book provides people moving into management roles in Further Education with an understanding of management theory applied specifically to Further Education colleges. Good management skills have been identified by the inspectorate as crucial to the future of this ...

Managing Educational Innovations

Managing Educational Innovations

1st Edition

By Audrey Nicholls
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1983. This book deals with theories of innovation and activities of innovating and the relationships between them, and will help to clarify some of the underlying theories and enable practitioners to make a more professional response to the demands and pressures for ...

Managing the Primary School

Managing the Primary School

1st Edition

By Tim Hill
October 29, 2019

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 ...

Markets, Managers and Theory in Education

Markets, Managers and Theory in Education

1st Edition

By John Halliday
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1990. This book is concerned with the logic of the relationship between educational theory and practice. It is a fundamental examination of three ideas: Vocationalism - the idea that the central purpose of education is to prepare people for work. Managerialism - the idea...

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