It's About Learning (and it's About Time)
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It's About Learning (and it's About Time) by Louise Stoll
Book DescriptionThe purpose of this book is to re-orient the current agenda in education towards learning. The recent emphasis has been on achieving standards through managing schools, teachers and the teaching process. But the real purpose of schools was, is, and always will be about learning. In an increasingly complex, diverse and unpredictable world, it is necessary for schools and those working with them to refocus on learning at all levels - pupils, teachers, leaders, the organisation as a whole and all of the school's partners. It's About Learning is a clear and well written discussion woven with practical examples and strategies. It also includes an annotated bibliography suggesting useful follow-up reading, and the issues are posed as questions for reflection and discussion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415227896
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Louise Stoll
Professional Learning Communities, Paperback (March 2007)
Drawing on research, this book offers a deeper understanding of topics such as distributed leadership, dialogue, organisational memory, trust, self-assessment and inquiry, and purpose linked to learning.
It's About Learning (and it's About Time), Hardback (December 2000)
The purpose of this book is to reorient the current agenda in education towards learning. It is an accessible discussion woven with practical examples and strategies and suggests useful follow-up reading.
No Quick Fixes, Hardback (November 1997)
The challenge of school improvement for "failing schools" is a complex and much debated issue. This text attempts to help those working in, or working with, failing schools and aims to contradict the notion that there are no "quick fixes".
Changing Our Schools, Paperback (March 1996)» View all books by Louise Stoll
Many of our schools are good schools - if this were 1965. Processes and structures designed for a time that has passed are no longer appropriate in a rapidly changing society. By linking the why, what and how of change, this title provides a theoretical critique and practical advice to assist those committed to changing and improving schools.
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