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Routledge Revivals: Planning and Education (1972)

1st Edition

By Derek Birley


152 pages

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First published in 1972, this book explores the nature of the British education service up until the early 1970s, looking at its complex administration and financial and legislative constraints. Derek Birley, an experienced educational administrator himself, explores radical methods of approach to the planning of the education service. Moreover, he considers such basic problems as the difficulties of planning in our sort of society and the relevance of business methods to educational planning. He proposes and outlines new techniques of programming, budgeting, and policy-making which would be suited to the complicated structure of the educational system. Birley’s study and the ideas he puts forward will be of interest to people at all levels of the education service.

Table of Contents


1. Directions

2. Education and the Language of Planning

3. Systems and Education

4. Implications for Administrative Method

5. Planning and Estimates

6. The Mechanics of PPBS

7. Programme Statements: (I) The Programme Structure

8. Programme Statements: (II) Objectives

9. Programme Statements: (III) Standards

10. Programme Statements: (IV) Measuring Impact

11. Action Programmes: (I) Programme Budgets and Goals

12. Action Programmes: (II) Priorities, Expenditure, and Projections

13. Analysing Issues

14. The System Applied


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Guidance & Orientation
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General