School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Policy Actors

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Policy analysis has always attended to the role of elite actors, but much less often has the policy activity of ‘street level’ actors been attended to. The ‘implementation’ paradigm has tended to caricature the level of practice in terms of ‘resistors’ or policy failure, and ignored the demanding,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Girls into Science and Technology

    The Story of a Project

    By Judith Whyte

    Originally published in 1985. This book describes the Girls Into Science and Technology (GIST) Project, an action research programme carried out in co-educational comprehensive schools in Greater Manchester. GIST simultaneously took action to redress the balance of girls in science and technology…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Educating Girls

    Practice and Research

    Edited by Gilah C. Leder, Shirley N. Sampson

    Originally published in 1989. This book addresses a number of issues integral to the education of girls in Australia. Among these are: teacher practices inside and outside the classroom, co-education versus single-sex schooling, curriculum design, students’ self-esteem and long-term aspirations.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Literacy, Leading and Learning

    Beyond Pedagogies of Poverty

    By Debra Hayes, Robert Hattam, Barbara Comber, Lyn Kerkham, Ruth Lupton, Pat Thomson

    How might educational leaders and teachers improve literacy achievement in schools serving communities experiencing high levels of poverty? This question is the focus of this book. Drawing on long-term case studies of four primary schools located in these communities, this book describes the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Restorative Justice in Urban Schools

    Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

    By Anita Wadhwa

    The school-to-prison pipeline is often the path for marginalized students, particularly black males, who are three times as likely to be suspended as White students. This volume provides an ethnographic portrait of how educators can implement restorative justice to build positive school cultures…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Student Voice and School Governance

    Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

    By Marc Brasof

    While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Organizational Behavior for School Leadership

    Leveraging Your School for Success

    By Leslie S. Kaplan, William A. Owings

    Organizational Behavior for School Leadership provides a theoretical and practical framework to help emerging leaders build the mental models they need to be effective. Presenting traditional, modern, and contemporary perspectives, each chapter offers opportunities for readers to reflect on the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Inspiring School Change

    Transforming Education through the Creative Arts

    By Christine Hall, Pat Thomson

    Recognising performance and accountability pressures on schools, Inspiring School Change shows how a commitment to the arts in education can meet core school agendas of pupil and parent engagement, attainment, improved teaching and inclusion. Schools are under pressure to develop their students’…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Response to Intervention and Continuous School Improvement

    How to Design, Implement, Monitor, and Evaluate a Schoolwide Prevention System, 2nd Edition

    By Victoria L. Bernhardt, Connie L. Hébert

    Experts Bernhardt and Hébert's latest book demonstrates strategies to ensure your entire staff works together to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate a schoolwide prevention system with integrity and fidelity. Each step in this important resource is designed to help administrators, teachers,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge

  • Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum

    Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson

    Edited by Daniel Ness, Stephen J. Farenga

    Through conversations in honor of Dale D. Johnson, this book takes a critical view of the monoculture in curriculum and policy that has developed in education with the increase of federal funding and privatization of services for public education, and examines the shift from public interest and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Educational Effectiveness Theory

    Further developments in a multilevel context

    Edited by Katharina Maag Merki, Marcus Emmerich, Monika Holmeier

    Despite the advances in educational effectiveness theory and methodology in the last 20 years, important questions and issues remain unresolved. In particular, existing theoretical frameworks of educational effectiveness are only able to describe the interrelationship among factors at the system,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Learning from Singapore

    The Power of Paradoxes

    By Pak Tee Ng

    Learning from Singapore tells the inside story of the country’s journey in transforming its education system from a struggling one to one that is hailed internationally as effective and successful. It is a story not of the glory of international test results, but of the hard work and tenacity of a…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Change Series

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