Education: School Leadership, Management & Administration

  • Education and Social Mobility book cover

    Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 

  • Charter Schools: Lessons in School Reform book cover

    Charter Schools

    Lessons in School Reform

    By Liane Brouillette

    This book takes the reader inside the charter school movement, answering such questions as: *What is a charter school? *How are charter schools different from other public schools? *What does it take to create a charter school? *What motivates the people who initiate such schools? *What…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 

  • Organizing for School Change book cover

    Organizing for School Change

    By Karen Seashore Louis

    Improving education is a key priority for governments around the world. While many suggestions on how best to achieve this are currently under debate, years of academic research have already revealed more about how to encourage change than is sometimes assumed. This volume brings together for the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Contexts of Learning

  • Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning book cover

    Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning

    Edited by Dineke E.H. Tigelaar, Douwe Beijaard

    How can formative assessment be used as a means to support teacher professional learning? This book presents several studies, from different countries, on approaches to formative assessment of teachers, both before they start working, and during their careers. These approaches draw on insights from…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice book cover

    Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 

  • Deciphering Chinese School Leadership: Conceptualisations, Context and Complexities book cover

    Deciphering Chinese School Leadership

    Conceptualisations, Context and Complexities

    By Allan Walker, Haiyan Qian

    With existing educational leadership models and theories being predominantly western influenced, this book aims to provide more insight into school leadership in China. It pioneers building research- and practice-informed knowledge and unravels the complexities that characterize the scholarship,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education: Teaching, learning and identities book cover

    Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education

    Teaching, learning and identities

    Edited by Liudvika Leišytė, Uwe Wilkesmann

    Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education explores how managers influence teaching, learning and academic identities and how new initiatives in teaching and learning change the organizational structure of universities. By building on organizational studies and higher education studies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Teacher and School Development book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Teacher and School Development

    Edited by Christopher Day

    The International Handbook of Teacher and School Development brings together a collection of research and evidence-based authoritative writings which focus on international teacher and school development. Drawing on research from eighteen countries across seven continents, the forty…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform: Global trends and local responses in the Philippines book cover

    Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

    Global trends and local responses in the Philippines

    By Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

    This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Educational Policy Borrowing in China: Looking West or looking East? book cover

    Educational Policy Borrowing in China

    Looking West or looking East?

    By Charlene Tan

    For over a decade, Mainland China has been embarking on an ambitious nation-wide education reform ('New Curriculum Reform') for its basic education. The reform reflects China’s propensity to borrow selected educational policies from elsewhere, particularly North America and Europe. Chinese scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Shaping Education Policy: Power and Process book cover

    Shaping Education Policy

    Power and Process, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Douglas E. Mitchell, Dorothy Shipps, Robert L. Crowson

    Shaping Education Policy is a comprehensive overview of education politics and policy, which provides conceptual guideposts for future policy development and strategies for change. Leading scholars explore the interacting social processes and the dynamics of power politics as they intersect with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 

  • Coaching Students in Secondary Schools: Closing the Gap between Performance and Potential book cover

    Coaching Students in Secondary Schools

    Closing the Gap between Performance and Potential

    By Adam Abdulla

    This practical, evidence-based guide provides a comprehensive introduction to the coaching of secondary school students. Using a clear, step-by-step structure, the book explores how coaching can help students improve performance, enhance wellbeing, develop skills and achieve goals. The ultimate aim…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 

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