1st Edition

School Restructuring International Perspectives

By Clive Dimmock, Tom O'Donoghue Copyright 1998

    This is an examination of restructuring in the context of the curriculum and teaching and learning. International case studies are provided from the USA, Hong Kong, Australia and the UK.

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Part 1 The background to school restructuring; Chapter 2 The context; Part 2 Restructuring in four parts of the world; Chapter 3 Restructuring in England and Wales; Chapter 4 Restructuring in the United States; Chapter 5 Restructuring in Hong Kong; Chapter 6 Restructuring in Australia; Part 3 The impact of restructuring on schools; Chapter 7 Principals’ and teachers’ reactions to school restructuring; Chapter 8 Restructuring and teachers’ understandings of their curriculum work; Chapter 9 School development planning; Chapter 10 School-site professionals and parents; Part 4 The concept of dilemmas; Chapter 11 School principals’ dilemmas in restructuring; Chapter 12 Teachers’ dilemmas in relation to their curriculum work; Part 5 Conclusion; Chapter 13 Key stakeholders and contemporary educational restructuring;


    Thomas A O’Donoghue, Clive A J Dimmock,