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  • Charter Schools: Lessons in School Reform book cover

    Charter Schools

    Lessons in School Reform, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-06 

  • Governing Independent Schools: A Handbook for New and Experienced Governors book cover

    Governing Independent Schools

    A Handbook for New and Experienced Governors, 1st Edition

    By John Partington, Barrie Stacey, Alan Turland

    Governors are a valuable but under-used asset to independent schools. Under the day-to-day pressures of running schools, they are too often sidelined, yet are frequently called to account by parents and the media when things go wrong. Both new and experienced governors of independent schools will…

    Paperback – 2019-05-19 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Educational Leadership: Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times book cover

    Educational Leadership

    Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J Courtney, Ruth McGinity, Helen Gunter

    Educational Leadership brings together innovative perspectives on the crucial role of theory and theorising in educational leadership at a time when the multiple pressures of marketisation, competition and system fragmentation dominate the educational landscape. This original and highly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • Quality Improvement in Education: Case Studies in Schools, Colleges and Universities book cover

    Quality Improvement in Education

    Case Studies in Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Parsons

    Using case studies from the full range of educational institutions, this book, originally published in 1994, provides an analytical overview of the quality debate in British education, illuminating the evolution of one of the most prevalent and forceful cultural phenomena in contemporary education…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19
    Routledge Revivals

  • Progressive Rhetoric and Curriculum: Contested Visions of Public Education in Interwar Ontario book cover

    Progressive Rhetoric and Curriculum

    Contested Visions of Public Education in Interwar Ontario, 1st Edition

    By Theodore Michael Christou

    Progressive Rhetoric: Contested Visions of Public Education in Interwar Ontario considers the ways that progressivist ideas and rhetoric shaped early curriculum and structural changes to Ontario’s public schools. Through a series of case studies, conceptual analyses, and personal reflections from…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28

  • Educational Leadership as a Culturally-Constructed Practice: New Directions and Possibilities book cover

    Educational Leadership as a Culturally-Constructed Practice

    New Directions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Laurette Bristol

    This edited book collection disrupts received notions of educational leadership, culture and diversity as currently portrayed in practice and theory. It draws on compelling studies of educational leadership from the global north and south, as well as from a range of ethnic, religious and gendered…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

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

    Deciphering Chinese School Leadership

    Conceptualisation, Context and Complexities, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Globalization and Japanese Exceptionalism in Education: Insiders' Views into a Changing System book cover

    Globalization and Japanese Exceptionalism in Education

    Insiders' Views into a Changing System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi

    Globalization is the most common overriding characteristic of our time, with societies all over the world struggling to change their educational systems to meet what are perceived to be the needs of globalization. This book provides an insider's account of how the Japanese educational system is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Teacher Empowerment and Cultural Context: The Case of Brunei Darussalam book cover

    Teacher Empowerment and Cultural Context

    The Case of Brunei Darussalam, 1st Edition

    By Shanthi Thomas

    Teacher empowerment is a psychological and socio-structural motivational process that enhances teacher performance and self-expression. The current conceptualisations of Teacher Empowerment, available in extant literature, have been constructed in an Anglo-Saxon, western cultural context. There…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Studies in Science Education in the Asia-Pacific Region book cover

    Studies in Science Education in the Asia-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by May May Hung Cheng, Alister Jones, Cathy Buntting

    Consistent with international trends, there is an active pursuit of more engaging science education in the Asia-Pacific region. The aim of this book is to bring together some examples of research being undertaken at a range of levels, from studies of curriculum and assessment tools, to classroom…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Rethinking Madrasah Education in a Globalised World book cover

    Rethinking Madrasah Education in a Globalised World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mukhlis Abu Bakar

    Why is there a need to rethink madrasah education? What is the positioning of Muslims in contemporary society, and how are they prepared? What is the role of the ulama in the reform process? This book explores these questions from the perspective of madrasah education and analyses curricular and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28

  • K-12 Case Studies for School Administrators: Problems, Issues, and Resources book cover

    K-12 Case Studies for School Administrators

    Problems, Issues, and Resources, 1st Edition

    By Marcia Norton, Paula E. Lester

    Case studies enable aspiring administrators to refine their reaction skills as well as their critical-thinking skills by responding to a multitude of problems in a short time. Originally published in 1998, the case studies in this book provide a broad-based overview of the kinds of real problems…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Revivals

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