School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Leading from the Middle

    New Strategies for Educational Change

    By Andy Hargreaves

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Leading Change Series

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning intention into reality

    By Ian Macdonald, Tony Tiplady, Clive Dixon

    Systems Leadership provides those involved in the design and delivery of educational services with a coherent toolkit to help design and run an effective organization. It integrates models of leadership, teamwork, capability, structure and systems to help create and sustain improvement over time.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • 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 – 2018-12-01 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Teachers' Work and Emotions

    A Sociological Analysis

    By Kwok Kuen Tsang

    Being a teacher is often thought of as an emotionally fulfilling job, with many positive experiences in watching students grow and mature. However, as Tsang’s research shows, there are plenty of negative emotional experiences in this line of work as well. Given the recent attention towards mental…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • School Evaluation with a Purpose

    Challenges and Alternatives

    Edited by Eli Ottesen, Fiona Stephens

    School evaluation is often linked to issues of accountability, performance assessment, regulation and inspection where the work of teachers and/or the functioning of the school becomes the subject of critique. School Evaluation with a Purpose explores the latest thinking surrounding external and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16 

  • Effective Educational Assessment

    By Sean W. Mulvenon

    This is a core textbook for pre-service teachers in assessment courses. The volume uses a narrative style with numerous examples of common daily events to explain effective application and analysis of achievement data in the classroom. Topics covered would be reviewed in three parts: (1) An…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 

  • Leading Holistically

    How Schools, Districts, and States Improve Systemically

    Edited by Haim Shaked, Chen Schechter, Alan James Daly

    Leading Holistically explores systems thinking in educational leadership -- a comprehensive framework that enables leaders to improve their practice by taking a holistic perspective, instead of relying on a one-size-fits all solution to discreet aspects of their organization. Aiming to expand the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07 

  • Restructuring Universities

    Politics and Power in the Management of Change

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Originally published in 1987 Restructuring Universities uses Aston University as a case study of the internal restructuring taking place in universities. Aston lost one third of its funding in 1981 and was told to reduce its student numbers by one fifth within three years. The university has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

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