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  • Teacher Agency, Professional Development and School Improvement

    1st Edition

    By Judy Durrant

    Highlighting the role of teachers in school change, Teacher Agency, Professional Development and School Improvement explores the important related issues of professional identity, teacher self-efficacy, leadership and autonomy in the context of contested improvement agendas. Providing analytical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Creating an Excellent School

    Some New Management Techniques, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

  • World Yearbook of Education 2020

    Schooling, Governance and Inequalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Allan, Valerie Harwood, Clara Rübner Jørgensen

    A timely contribution to the debate on educational governance and equality, the World Yearbook of Education 2020 documents the significant changes that have occurred in the last 20 years reflecting a widespread shift from government to governance. Considering school context as well as specific…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    World Yearbook of Education

  • Relearning to Teach

    Understanding the Principles of Great Teaching, 1st Edition

    By David Fawcett

    Relearning to Teach challenges the seemingly complex teaching profession and the various initiatives, strategies and ideas that are regularly suggested. It explores how teaching methods are used without a clear understanding of why, which leads to ineffective teaching that is believed to work – but…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02

  • The Role of Knowledge Brokers in Education

    Connecting the Dots Between Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Malin, Chris Brown

    This ground-breaking book comprehensively addresses an area of major and sustained concern: how to improve the use of research evidence and enhance educators’ research engagement as a route to the improvement of educational practice. It focuses on the topic of knowledge brokering and mobilization…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning Intention into Reality, 1st Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Clive Dixon, Tony Tiplady

    It is easy to underestimate the impact that school organisation has on the behaviour, effectiveness, engagement and creativity of the teachers, staff and students who work within it. It also has a marked effect on the well-being of staff members, and how families and the community relate to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08

  • Handbook of Research on School Choice

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mark Berends, Ann Primus, Matthew G. Springer

    Updated to reflect the latest developments and increasing scope of school-based options, the second edition of the Handbook of Research on School Choice makes readily available the most rigorous and policy-relevant research on K–12 school choice. This comprehensive research handbook begins with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24

  • Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum

    Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Tech Request

    A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World, 1st Edition

    By Emily L. Davis, Brad Currie

    In this much-needed book, experts Emily L. Davis and Brad Currie draw on their extensive experience in coaching and instructional technology and provide concrete, research-based strategies to help coaches in their day-to-day role. Whether you’re beginning a coaching initiative or looking for…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04

  • Enhancing Teacher Education, Development, and Evaluation

    Lessons Learned from Educational Reform, 1st Edition

    By Alyson L. Lavigne, Thomas L. Good

    Enhancing Teacher Education, Development, and Evaluation examines the complex role that recent educational reforms have played in the teaching profession. The failure of programs like Race to the Top to benefit teaching and learning outcomes has yielded many questions about what went wrong and how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02

  • An Ecosystem for Research-Engaged Schools

    Reforming Education Through Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Godfrey, Chris Brown

    Looking at the potential for research-use by educators to improve schools for all young people, An Ecosystem for Research-Engaged Schools presents a range of ground-breaking research and fascinating case studies. It carefully explores the elements and dimensions of research-engaged schools using an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-27

  • 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

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