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Routledge Library Editions: Education Management


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Reissuing works originally published between 1975 and 1997, this collection includes books covering all aspect of managing schools, from primary to further education. With an international selection of authors, some volumes present case studies while others address wider areas of concern in the management of educational institutions. Individual volumes concern special schools and specific types such as the grant-maintained system in the UK. Topics cross over from finance to staff development to politics and governance to innovation. This is an excellent varied set for any education management bookself.

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Teaching and Managing: Inseparable Activities in Schools

Teaching and Managing: Inseparable Activities in Schools

1st Edition

Cyril Wilkinson, Ernie Cave
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1987. It has been questioned whether management theory can offer viable insights for education, largely because, unlike many other institutions, there is no exclusive managerial structure in schools - the roles of the teacher and manager are inextricably linked. This dual...

Advancing Education: School Leadership in Action

Advancing Education: School Leadership in Action

1st Edition

William Walker, Meredydd Hughes, Robin Farquhar
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1991. Compiled by prominent figures in the educational administration field across the Commonwealth for the twentieth anniversary of the foundation of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration (CCEA) this imaginative and forward-looking book is for...

The Struggle for Change: The Story of One School

The Struggle for Change: The Story of One School

1st Edition

M. F. Wideen
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1994. The story of Hansel and Gretel is familiar to many people. Most believe that the witch was wicked. But has this issue ever been seriously challenged? In the Introduction to this book, Marvin Wideen describes the day he saw this well-known fairy story being taught and...

Moving to Management: School Governors in the 1990s

Moving to Management: School Governors in the 1990s

1st Edition

Angela Thody
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1992. The emphasis of this book is on the role of governors rather than their powers. It considers the tasks of management which must be carried out in schools and discusses the parts which governors can play in these management activities. Its objective is to help governors...

The Changing Government of Education

The Changing Government of Education

1st Edition

Stewart Ranson, John Tomlinson
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1986. As the keystone of public policy-making and social reform in the post-war period, education has been expected to fuel economic growth, facilitate equality of opportunity, and afford social justice to the deprived. But its vision and objectives are now being questioned...

The Politics of Reorganizing Schools

The Politics of Reorganizing Schools

1st Edition

Stewart Ranson
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1990. The rapid decline in the birth rate in the 1970s and the resulting fall in school rolls had a dramatic effect on the curriculum, staffing, organization and management of schools. This book focuses on the national and local politics surrounding school closures,...

Partnership in Education Management

Partnership in Education Management

1st Edition

Cyril Poster, Christopher Day
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1988. The National Development Centre for School Management Training was established in Bristol University Department of Education in September 1983. Funded by the DES, the Centre worked both with the providers of management training -universities, polytechnics and colleges...

Managing Educational Innovations

Managing Educational Innovations

1st Edition

Audrey Nicholls
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1983. This book deals with theories of innovation and activities of innovating and the relationships between them, and will help to clarify some of the underlying theories and enable practitioners to make a more professional response to the demands and pressures for...

Supporting Schools: Advisory Worker's Role

Supporting Schools: Advisory Worker's Role

1st Edition

Colleen McLaughlin, Martyn Rouse
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1991. This edited work consists of contributions from practitioners in the field of school improvement, development and advisory work. It is to help advisory and support personnel understand the process of school improvement and to explore the management and development of...

Educational Policy-making: A Study of Interest Groups and Parliament

Educational Policy-making: A Study of Interest Groups and Parliament

1st Edition

Maurice Kogan
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1975. This masterly study of policies and policy-makers in education opens up a major, and fascinating, area of public policy to analysis. In this book Professor Kogan draws together many of his previous findings to provide a searching examination and overview of education...

Managing the Primary School

Managing the Primary School

1st Edition

Tim Hill
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1989. This book, which was one of the first to take account of the recommendations of the Education Reform Act which came into effect in September 1988, provides a practical overview of primary school management from resources, which include staff, space, equipment and...

New Directions in Educational Leadership

New Directions in Educational Leadership

1st Edition

Paul Harling
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1984. The argument of this book is that the preceding 12 to 15 years saw significant changes in educationalists’ understanding and application of the concepts of leadership, and because of these changes two things happened. One, the relationship between participants changed;...

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