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 this work in the context of changes brought about by legislation. The book is for those who are concerned with developing the educational experiences for all children through improving schools. This includes teachers and all those with advisory roles: inspectors, advisers, advisory teachers, educational psychologists, curriculum development officers and external consultants.
Preface 1. School Improvement and the Problem of Educational Change David Hopkins 2. Supporting Services within Schools: The Development of the Advisory Services Jenny Reeves 3. The Collaborative Dimension Susan Hart 4. An Advisory Teacher: A Case Study Jan Campbell 5. Working With and Through Others: Aspects of Communication Colleen McLaughlin 6. Managing and Evaluating the Work Colleen McLaughlin and Martyn Rouse 7. Effective INSET: The Role of the Outsider Martyn Rouse 8. Providing an Advisory Service to Schools in the 1990s Mel West 9. Exploring the Partnership between the LEA Advisory and Inspection Service and Schools Ken Shooter and Mel West
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.