School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • 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 – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Inspiring School Change

    Transforming Education through the Creative Arts

    By Christine Hall, Pat Thomson

    Christine Hall is Professor of Education at The University of Nottingham, UK. Pat Thomson is Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies at The University of Nottingham, UK, a special Professor at Deakin University, Australia and an adjunct Professor at the Free…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Organizational Behavior for School Leadership

    Leveraging Your School for Success

    By Leslie S. Kaplan, William A. Owings

    This textbook explores the evolution of leadership and organizational behavior theory from traditional, modern, and contemporary perspectives. Organizational Behavior for School Leadership provides a theoretical framework to help emerging leaders build the mental models they need for effective…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05 
    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 – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • 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 – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Human-Centred Education

    A practical handbook and guide

    By Scherto Gill, Garrett Thomson

    Human-Centred Education (HCE) radically rethinks the aims of education, the nature of learning, and the relationship between individuals in schools. This accessible guide presents a HCE approach to schooling and includes a variety of rich pedagogical examples. It provides practical suggestions as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge

  • Managing Complex Change in School

    Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

    By Alejandro Salcedo Garcia, Keith Morrison, Ah Chung Tsoi, Jinming He

    Leading and managing change in schools is a complex topic. In this timely book the authors take the reader through a journey of how to lead and manage multidimensional change in order to create engaged learners, teachers, leaders and managers. They provide a readable and straightforward account of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

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