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International handbook of school effectiveness and improvement : review, reflection and reframing / edited by Tony Townsend.

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Record Number 18683
ISBN 9781402048050 (hbk.) :
140204805X (hbk.) :
Location 371.2 INT
Title International handbook of school effectiveness and improvement : review, reflection and reframing / edited by Tony Townsend.
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2007.
Dordrecht The Netherlands Springer, 2007
Collation 2 vols. ; 25 cm.
Content types text
Carrier type volume
Series Springer international handbooks of education
; v. 17
General Note 996p. in 2v.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Preface -- Part One. Section 1 : A Review of the Progress. 1. 20 years of ICSEI: the impact of school effectiveness and school improvement on school reform / T Townsend -- 2. Four decades of body- surfing the breakers of school reform: just waving, not drowning / H Beare -- 3. Generic and differentiated models of educational effectiveness: implications for the improvement of educational practice / L Kyriakides -- 4. Improving school effectiveness: retrospective and prospective / J MacBeath -- 5. School effectiveness research in Latin America / J Murillo -- 6. 'Effective for what; effective for whom?' Two questions SESI should not ignore / I Bogotch, L Miron & G Biesta -- 7. Pursuing the contextualisation agenda: recent progress and future prospects / M Thrupp, R Lupton & G Brown -- Section 2 : A world showcase: school effectiveness and improvement from all corners : the Americas. 8. A history of school effectiveness and improvement research in the USA focusing on the past quarter century / C Teddlie & S Stringfield -- 9. History of the school effectiveness and improvement movement in Canada over the past 25 years / L Sackney -- 10. School improvement in Latin America: innovations over 25 years (1980â2006) / B Avalos -- Europe. 11. Growing together: school effectiveness and school improvement in the UK / L Stoll & P Sammons -- 12. Educational effectiveness and improvement: the development of the field in mainland Europe / B P M Creemers -- Asia and the Pacific. 13. School effectiveness and improvement in Asia: three waves, nine trends and challenges / Y-C Cheng & W Tam -- 14. School effectiveness and improvement in Taiwan / H-L Pan -- 15. School effectiveness and improvement in mainland China / D Feng -- 16. The maturing of a movement: tracking research, policy and practice in Australia / B Caldwell -- 17. Schooling reform: reflections on the New Zealand experience / H Fancy -- Africa and the Middle East. 18. History of the school effectiveness and improvement movement in Africa / B Fleisch -- 19. School autonomy for school effectiveness and improvement: the case of Israel / A Volansky -- 20. Recent initiatives in school effectiveness and improvement: the case of Turkey / I Guven -- 21. Recent initiatives in school effectiveness and improvement: the case of the Islamic Republic of Iran / A Azimi -- Section 3 : Resources, school effectiveness and improvement. 22. The relationship between student attainment and school resources / R Levacic -- 23. Accountability, funding and school improvement in Canada / C Ungerleider & B Levin -- 24. Cost and financing of education and its impact on coverage and quality of services and efficiency and equity in Sub-Saharan African countries / A Mingat -- 25. Resources and school effectiveness and improvement / J Spinks -- Part Two. Section 4 : Accountability and diversity, school effectiveness and improvement. 26. School effectiveness and school improvement (SESI): links with the international standards/accountability agenda / D Reynolds -- 27. Evolution of school performance research in the USA: from school effectiveness to school accountability and back / S Kochan -- 28. Education decentralisation and accountability relationships in Latin American and the Caribbean region / E Di Gropello -- 29. Equity, efficiency and the development of South African schools / N Taylor -- 30. Policy perspective on school effectiveness and improvement at the state level: the case of South Australia / S Marshall -- 31. Diverse populations and school effectiveness and improvement in the USA / S Lasky, A Datnow, S Stringfield & K Sundell -- Section 5 : Changing schools through strategic leadership. 32. School leadership, school effectiveness and school improvement: democratic and integrative leadership / L Moos & S Huber -- 33. Leadership and school reform factors / R J Marzano -- 34. The emotional side of school improvement: a leadership perspective / K Leithwood -- 35. Leadership and school effectiveness and improvement / H Silins & B Mulford -- 36. Leadership development for school effectiveness and improvement in East Asia / A Walker, P Hallinger & H Qian -- Section 6 : Changing teachers and classrooms for school improvement. 37. Teacher leadership: barriers and supports / J Murphy -- 38. The continuing professional development of teachers: issues of coherence, cohesion and effectiveness / C Day & R Leitch -- 39. The evolving role of teachers in effective schools / E Schaffer, R Devlin-Scherer & S Stringfield -- 40. Teacher education and professional development for sustainable school effectiveness / W Tam & Y-C Cheng -- 41. School and teacher effectiveness: implications of findings from evidence-based research on teaching and teacher quality / K Rowe -- 42. System supports for teacher learning and school improvement / J H Chrispeels, C A Andrews with M Gonzalez -- 43. Curriculum reforms and instructional improvement in Asia / K Kennedy -- Section 7 : Models of school improvement. 44. Effective school improvement â ingredients for success: the results of an international comparative study of best practice case studies / B P M Creemers, L Stoll, G Reezigt & the ESI Team -- 45. Self directed learning as a key approach to effectiveness of education: a comparison among mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan / M M-C Mok, Y-C Cheng, S-O Leung, P W-J Shan, P Moore & K Kennedy -- 46. Coming and going: educational policy and secondary school strategy in the context of poverty â Latin American case studies / C Jacinto & A Freytes -- 47. The school review process: the case of the British schools in Latin America / D Bamford -- 48. Inquiry-based science education and its impact on school improvement: the ECBI program in Chile / R Deves & P Lopez -- 49. Creating new schools using evidence based solutions â a case study / J Lewis -- 50. Best practice in secondary school improvement: the case of Salisbury High School / H Paphitis -- Afterword : Learning from the past to reframe the future. 51. School effectiveness and improvement in the twenty-first century: reframing for the future / T Townsend.
Collection code: PSD Professor Stephen Dinham Collection.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language Note In English..
Topical Term School improvement programs -- Evaluation
School improvement programs -- Research
School improvement programs -- Case studies
Educational evaluation -- Research
Educational evaluation -- Case studies
Models
Accountability
Educational change
Educational improvement
Educational leadership
Resources
School effectiveness
Case studies
Added Name Townsend, Tony
Internet Site http://www.springer.com/gb
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