No Quick Fixes
Perspectives on Schools in Difficulty
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No Quick Fixes by Louise Stoll
Book DescriptionThe 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 for schools in difficulty. The issue of failing schools is looked at from a number of viewpoints. Section one contains policy perspectives; section two contains three schools' perspectives; section three contains chapters written by three external facilitators; section four addresses the issues from three prominant school effectiveness researchers; and section five gives international perspectives from the co-ordinator of the OECD Combating School Failure initiative.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750707145
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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No Quick Fixes, Paperback (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" for schools in difficulty.
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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