School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Measuring the Unmeasurable in Education

    Edited by Elaine Unterhalter

    Debates around quality versus quantity in education can generate controversy about how quality is measured. Many question the drive to delineate and quantify precisely what works, suggesting that much value either cannot be measured, or is distorted by measurement. This book explores how we can…

    Hardback – 2018-10-14 
    Routledge

  • The Forgotten Class

    How modern values are failing our kids

    By Katie Ashford

    "She’s got issues," is what they said about Riley. As a first year teacher, I wasn’t sure what that meant, but my instincts told me that Riley was not going to be easy. She came in to my lesson smoking a cigarette, speaking on her phone, and gaining the eternal admiration of her fellow 15-year-old…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • School Evaluation with a Purpose

    Challenges and Alternatives

    Edited by Eli Ottesen, Fiona Stephens

    In recent years, there has been an increased interest in and demand for school evaluation. Evaluation is often linked to issues of accountability, performance assessment, regulation and inspection. This book explores and develops the latest thinking surrounding external and self-evaluation in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Inclusive Education Workbook

    Teaching, Learning and Research in the Irregular School

    By Roger Slee

    This unique volume seeks to dismantle the tide of exclusion in education, and encourages teachers to optimise learning for all students. The text extends across classrooms that exist in different contexts and familiarises readers with a range of social & education theories that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Comparing High-Performing Education Systems

    Understanding Singapore, Shanghai, and Hong Kong

    By Charlene Tan

    Comparing High-Performing Education Systems provides original insights into the educational structures, ideologies, policies, and practices in Singapore, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. Taking as its basis their global reputation and consistently strong performance in formal assessments, the author…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Moving Beyond the Damage of Race to the Top

    Building Useful Programs of Teacher Development and Evaluation

    By Alyson Leah Lavigne, Thomas L. Good

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Influencing High Student Achievement through School Culture and Climate

    A Quantitative Approach to Organizational Health-Based Leadership

    By Steven Busch, Julie Fernandez

    This book suggests that the school principal’s consideration of culture and climate of the school can significantly improve and sustain student achievement over time. Taking an innovative approach to organizational health and student achievement, this volume uses inferential statistical data…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Maverick Teachers

    How Innovative Educators are Saving Public Schools

    By Baugh Dave, A.J. Juliani

    Despite dwindling resources and high stakes testing, public school teachers all over the country are managing to breathe life, passion, and excitement into their classrooms. In this new book by bestselling author A.J. Juliani and lifelong educator David Baugh, you’ll meet a diverse group of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge

  • The School Board Member's Guidebook

    Becoming a Difference Maker for Your District

    By Todd Whitaker, Ryan Donlan

    Every student deserves a high-impact, well-qualified, and governance-driven school board. In this helpful book, bestselling authors Ryan Donlan and Todd Whitaker show you as a school board member how to make smart, worthwhile decisions that will lead to positive change in your district. The School…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Quality and Equity in Education

    Revisiting Theory and Research on Educational Effectiveness and Improvement

    By Leonidas Kyriakides, Bert P.M. Creemers, Anastasia Panayiotou

    Quality and Equity in Education makes a major contribution to knowledge and theory building in research on promoting quality and equity in education. The book draws attention to the importance of not only developing and testing theories of educational effectiveness, but also using these theories…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education

    Reclaiming Meaning

    By Nicole Mockler, Susan Groundwater-Smith

    Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education challenges the language used in education by linking the language of both the public and professional domains with the changing intentions of the governance of education. Exploring various issues, which embody the many manifestations…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Creating an Excellent School

    Some New Management Techniques

    By Hedley Beare, Brian J. Caldwell, Ross H. Millikan

    Originally published in 1989. The pursuit of excellence is much discussed with reference to education, but the question remains, ’How can a school become excellent?’ This book demonstrates that excellence depends on good management which, in turn, depends not only on a clear understanding of good…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

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