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From Village School To Global Brand

Hardback, 14/06/2012, £25.00
Can education be run as a profitable business and still be driven by a humanitarian vision? SABIS[registered] shows the answer is yes. This title tells the definitive history of SABIS[registered], the organisation that is changing the world through education.

What Pupils Really Think About their Schools

Paperback, 31/07/2008, £19.99
Presents an overview of various aspects of secondary school life - through the eyes of its students. This book examines how student experiences can help teachers to take stock of their teaching styles and methodologies, and allows a look at the way schools are run on a daily basis.

Education, Education, Education: Reforming England's Schools

Paperback, 31/08/2012, £12.99
An essential book about a hot ticket issue by one of British politics' genuine big-hitters.

Schools of Hope

Paperback, 25/06/2003, £17.99
Is education about meeting new targets, whether they be in mathematics or management? Or is it about developing socially responsible, creative and enthusiastic learners? Terry Wrigley excoriates current thinking in 2003 and offers a new vision of school development with inspiring examples.

Reforming Schools

Paperback, 01/06/2001, £37.99
This work aims to transform the study of school reform, development and improvement. It not only provides an overview of policy developments, professional and political issues, research findings and their history; it also relates such thinking to case studies.

Mindful Teacher, Mindful School: Improving Wellbeing in Teaching and Learning

Paperback, 14/06/2017, £19.99
With this guide to mindful practice, teachers will learn how to use mindfulness in their own professional and personal lives as well as how to incorporate it in their teaching to support student wellbeing.

Cleverlands: The Secrets Behind the Success of the World's Education Superpowers

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99
As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from `top-performing' education systems. She resolved to find out what was really going on in the classrooms of countries whose teenagers ranked top in the world in reading, maths and science.

How to Be a Peaceful School: Practical Ideas, Stories and Inspiration

Paperback, 19/04/2018, £14.99
Promote peace at school with this practical guide, which provides a simple four step system for improving wellbeing and nurturing the potential of pupils and staff. It is full of easy-to-implement anti-stress and anti-bullying strategies, plus ideas for getting children interested in peace on a global level.

School Wars: The Battle for Britain's Education

Paperback, 19/10/2012, £8.99
The story of the struggle for Britain's schools, and a passionate call for education as a public good.

Future-proof Your School: Steering culture, driving school improvement, developing excellence

Paperback, 03/04/2019, £15.99
Wouldn't it be great if you could equip your school and yourself to face whatever the future might throw at you! Wherever you are in your teaching career, this book provides an effective approach to change management that is simple and sustainable.

Knowledge, Expertise and the Professions

Paperback, 01/04/2014, £42.99

Knowledge and the Future School

Paperback, 01/12/2014, £25.99

Teacher Agency, Professional Development and School Improvement

Paperback, 16/12/2019, £34.99
Highlighting the role of teachers in school change, Teacher Agency, Professional Development and School Improvement explores the important related issues of professional identity, teacher self-efficacy, leadership and autonomy in the context of contested improvement agendas. Providing analytical frameworks and practical models, this book: Offers examples of projects, programmes and narratives to illustrate the role of teachers in school change Invites readers to reconceptualise professional development and re-imagine school improvement Focuses on enabling teacher agency as the foundation for improvement Emphasises the importance of human agency to influence environments, lives and learning Provides strategies for improvement with integrity amidst powerful accountability requirements and external forces for change. At the heart of this book is a fresh perspective on schooling, in which teacher agency is considered a fundamental dimension of professional development and key to school improvement. This raises necessary and challenging questions about purposes and processes in education. With practical ideas and strategies that can be used to inform and evaluate practice and policy, Teacher Agency, Professional Development and School Improvement is essential reading for headteachers and teachers wishing to lead changes to improve their school and for teacher educators who support them. Contents: List of illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1 "... a difference needs to be made" Chapter 2 Improving Schools in Context Chapter 3 Professional Development, Identity and Agency Chapter 4 The Role of Teachers in Changing Schools Chapter 5 Leading School Cultures to Support Teacher Agency Chapter 6 An Agentic Framework for Education Chapter 7 Agency in Action: Participation and Voice Chapter 8 Agency for Sustainable Futures Index Author Biography: Judy Durrant is Head of Postgraduate Programmes in the Faculty of Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.

Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic Schools: Rethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Paperback, 11/06/2021, £19.99
Alice Bradbury discusses how the meritocracy myth reinforces educational inequalities and analyses how the recent educational developments of datafication and neuroscience might challenge how we classify and label children as we rebuild a post-pandemic schooling system.

A Head Full of Ethos: A holistic guide to developing and sustaining a positive school culture

Paperback, 30/11/2021, £18.99
A head teacher's insightful and engaging account of how to go about developing a shared vision and threading it through the school's strategic direction and day-to-day operations.

Parklands: A school built on love

Paperback, 30/04/2022, £14.99
A heartwarming account of Parklands School's transformative journey towards becoming a safe, loving environment in which all of its learners can thrive.

The Future Of Schools: Lessons From The Reform Of Public Education

Paperback, 29/08/1997, £19.99
This text provides an analysis of the efforts to establish systems of self- managing schools around the world. The core of this book is the description of the transformation of the education system in the state of Victoria, Australia.

Co-ordinating Services for Included Children

Paperback, 01/10/2002, £27.99
Draws on a case study of an inter-agency project to identify factors contributing to successful inter-agency work.

School improvement in practice

Paperback, 13/10/1995, £42.99
Effective change leading to school improvement is the focus of this practical text. Designed to be dipped into, or read as a whole, the contributors recount their experiences of effecting change in schools in one inner-city LEA.

Teacher-Led School Improvement

Paperback, 25/05/2000, £42.99
A fresh look at school improvement from the perspective of professional development. Written to aid teachers in taking the initiative in identifying areas in need of improvement and finding ways of making the necessary changes.

America's Failing Schools: How Parents and Teachers Can Cope With No Child Left Behind

Paperback, 20/05/2005, £18.99
New education laws call for new testing, accountablity and reports cards at the state, district and school levels. Despite the enormous reach of these new developments, few people actually understand them. This book makes these laws and their implications clear.

Supporting teachers supporting pupils

Paperback, 01/04/2004, £16.99
Teacher support is a much-used but little-defined concept. It is often used with little explanation the nature of the support required. This title draws from the real-life experiences and perceptions of primary and secondary school teachers and documents their ideas on how they define their job, the difficulties they face and the support they need.

Schooling as Violence: How Schools Harm Pupils and Societies

Paperback, 26/08/2004, £42.99
In this unique, thought-provoking book, Clive Harber argues that while schooling can play a positive role, violence towards children originating in the schools system itself is common, systematic and widespread and that schools play a significant

Health Promoting School

Paperback, 20/09/2001, £48.99
In this book the authors consider health promotion in a broad sense, they incorporate personal and social education, environmental education, self-esteem and empowerment.

School improvement after inspection

Paperback, 28/10/1998, £39.99
School inspection under OFSTED continues to generate discussion and controversy. This book is a contribution to the wide debate about the role and function of OFSTED inspection, particularly as it relates to school improvement and raising standards.

School Wars: The Battle for Britain's Education

Paperback, 22/08/2011, £12.99
Story of the struggle for Britain's schools and a passionate call for education as public good.

Rethinking The Curriculum

Paperback, £20.00

Using Effectiveness Data For School

Paperback, 07/12/2010, £32.99

Art of Standing Out: Transforming Your School to Outstanding... and Beyond

Paperback, 04/07/2016, £15.00
The Art of Standing Out is the culmination of 18 years' experience as a headteacher for Andrew Morrish. He has a proven record for transforming challenging schools - one that few can match. The founder of a successful MAT, Andrew shares the journey from special measures to outstanding - showing clearly how to create a standout school.

One-to-one Tuition: An Ideal Context For Learning

Paperback, 14/06/2011, £5.00
This lecture evaluates the impact on attainment of one-to-one tuition in both the state and shadow systems and argues that while it can be very effective, it is not a panacea.

Tail: How Our Schools Fail One Child in Five - and What Can be Done

Paperback, 28/02/2013, £12.99
In this book, eighteen of Britain's leading educational practitioners and specialists examine why our education system is persistently failing so many young people, and they propose a range of practical and achievable solutions.

Education Denied: Costs and Remedies

Paperback, 01/03/2003, £31.99
International Education Policy Program

Conversation About Happiness

Hardback, 03/04/2014, £14.99
Orphaned at the age of nine, Mikey Cuddihy left the US to board at the experimental Summerhill School. Like Hideous Kinky, this memoir describes coming of age in the strange and dangerous world of the unravelling social experiment of the late 1960s.

Teacher-led Development Work: Guidance and Support

Paperback, 14/03/2003, £42.99
This text is a step-by-step guide to how the quality of teaching and learning in schools can be improved through the development of organizational capacity and professional networking. The book is designed for the National College of School Leadership's Networked Learning Community scheme.

Classrooms as Learning Communities: What's In It For Schools?

Paperback, 26/05/2005, £34.99
In classrooms that operate as learning communities, the social and learning purposes advance together through all participants being involved and engaged in building knowledge. This book demonstrates a new way of seeing and managing classrooms.

The Educational Imperative: A Defence Of Socratic And Aesthetic Learning

Paperback, 15/09/1994, £42.99
Divided into four sections, the first examines the ends of education and outlines a conception of education as an initiation into critical enquiry and the personal art of learning. The middle sections consider aesthetic education. The final section offers appraisals of figures in the arts field.

Success Against the Odds - Five Years On (Revisiting effective schools

Paperback, 24/05/2001, £19.99
Success Against the Odds - Five Years On revisits eleven schools, in a variety of disadvantaged areas, that were studied five years ago to see if they are still managing to do well in the current climate.

Creating the Future School

7, 07/09/2000, £38.99
This book is based on the changes a five year-old, Angelica will see in her lifetime. It predicts that the career of teaching will change and the work of the professional educator will differ significantly.

Improving Subject Teaching : Lesons From Research in Science Education

Paperback, 14/09/2006, £42.99
There is growing demand for education to look to research results to provide the evidence to inform choices and decisions about educational matters. This book explores the view that education should become more evidence-based by considering the relationship between research and practice in the context of the science curriculum.

Selected Works of Elliot Eisner

Paperback, 15/09/2005, £36.99
Read about the contributions made to the exciting fields of Arts Education, Curriculum Studies and Qualitative Research by Professor Eisner, who has spent 40 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues.

Oranges and Lemons: Life in an Inner City Primary School

Paperback, 09/09/2005, £34.99
An intimate account of an inner city primary school, which shows how people at Edith Neville primary school approach issues that face urban schools everywhere. This book focuses on the progress of individual children, in some cases from the time they start nursery.

Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need-and What We Can Do About it

Paperback, 27/03/2014, £13.99
Situates school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from interviews with business leaders, and classroom observations in some of the country's leading suburban schools, the author analyzes performance by considering the skills future workers will need in order to get a good job.

Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools

Paperback, 01/11/2005, £24.95
What do America's children learn about American history, American values, and human decency? Who decides? In this absorbing book, Jonathan Zimmerman tells the dramatic story of conflict, compromise, and more conflict over the teaching of history and morality in 20th Century America.

The Baccalaureate: A Model for Curriculum Reform

Paperback, 01/05/2003, £52.99
Every year the UK A-level results bring a tide of questions about their quality and standard. One option already available to schools and students is the baccalaureate system. Covering national and international approaches, the IBO and more, this

Inside Full-Service Community Schools

Paperback, 01/06/2002, £33.99
Topics include getting started, staffing, collaborating, involving parents, funding, and working in rural and urban settings. A groundbreaking work from experts in the field!
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