Inspection: What's In It for Schools?

1st Edition

James Learmonth

Published December 14, 2000
Reference - 192 Pages
ISBN 9780415227858 - CAT# RU20840
Series: What's in it for schools?

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This text traces the development of different forms of inspection. It draws on a range of sources such as rigorous and informed research and inspection evidence, writing by key figures, teachers' own experiences, newspaper headlines and other comments, whilst remaining jargon-free. This topical book includes summary questions and other signposts for the reader, as well as a fully annotated bibliography. It also pays attention to other types of school self-evaluation.

James Learmouth explores the impact of inspection on schools in difficulties, and outlines the ways in which research and other evidence suggests that schools do improve.


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