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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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Moving to Management School Governors in the 1990s

Moving to Management: School Governors in the 1990s

1st Edition

Angela Thody
October 29, 2019

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...

New Directions in Educational Leadership

New Directions in Educational Leadership

1st Edition

Paul Harling
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1984. The argument of this book is that the preceding 12 to 15 years saw significant changes in educationalists’ understanding and application of the concepts of leadership, and because of these changes two things happened. One, the relationship between participants changed;...

Opting for Self-management The Early Experience of Grant-maintained Schools

Opting for Self-management: The Early Experience of Grant-maintained Schools

1st Edition

Brent Davies, Lesley Anderson
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1991. This book examines the early experiences of the first grant-maintained Schools and considers the challenges facing the self-managing school in the 1990s. The book looks at the context of the change of status, what it means to be grant-maintained, and reviews the types ...

Partnership in Education Management

Partnership in Education Management

1st Edition

Cyril Poster, Christopher Day
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1988. The National Development Centre for School Management Training was established in Bristol University Department of Education in September 1983. Funded by the DES, the Centre worked both with the providers of management training -universities, polytechnics and colleges ...

Staff Development in the Secondary School Management Perspectives

Staff Development in the Secondary School: Management Perspectives

1st Edition

Chris Day, Roger Moore
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1986. Those involved in management in schools are being urged to develop their management skills and many courses are developed for this purpose. At the same time many new issues have arisen which require attention from managers in schools. These include: staff appraisal, ...

Supporting Schools Advisory Worker's Role

Supporting Schools: Advisory Worker's Role

1st Edition

Colleen McLaughlin, Martyn Rouse
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1991. This edited work consists of contributions from practitioners in the field of school improvement, development and advisory work. It is to help advisory and support personnel understand the process of school improvement and to explore the management and development of ...

Teaching and Managing Inseparable Activities in Schools

Teaching and Managing: Inseparable Activities in Schools

1st Edition

Cyril Wilkinson, Ernie Cave
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1987. It has been questioned whether management theory can offer viable insights for education, largely because, unlike many other institutions, there is no exclusive managerial structure in schools - the roles of the teacher and manager are inextricably linked. This dual ...

The Changing Government of Education

The Changing Government of Education

1st Edition

Stewart Ranson, John Tomlinson
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1986. As the keystone of public policy-making and social reform in the post-war period, education has been expected to fuel economic growth, facilitate equality of opportunity, and afford social justice to the deprived. But its vision and objectives are now being questioned ...

The Management of Educational Institutions Theory, Research and Consultancy

The Management of Educational Institutions: Theory, Research and Consultancy

1st Edition

H. L. Gray
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1982. This book is a collection of specially commissioned papers by writers who are closely involved in education management as practitioners, researchers and trainers. It provides readers with an insight to some of the major theoretical considerations in managing ...

The Politics of Reorganizing Schools

The Politics of Reorganizing Schools

1st Edition

Stewart Ranson
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1990. The rapid decline in the birth rate in the 1970s and the resulting fall in school rolls had a dramatic effect on the curriculum, staffing, organization and management of schools. This book focuses on the national and local politics surrounding school closures, ...

The Struggle for Change The Story of One School

The Struggle for Change: The Story of One School

1st Edition

M. F. Wideen
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1994. The story of Hansel and Gretel is familiar to many people. Most believe that the witch was wicked. But has this issue ever been seriously challenged? In the Introduction to this book, Marvin Wideen describes the day he saw this well-known fairy story being taught and ...

Vision and Values in Managing Education Successful Leadership Principles and Practice

Vision and Values in Managing Education: Successful Leadership Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Judith Bell, Bernard T. Harrison
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1995. This book argues that, in order to fulfil its task of moving schools and colleges forward to meet the demands of the future, the management of education must be inspired by both value and vision, applied to the actual management of people and resources. Part 1 examines...

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