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Title International handbook of school effectiveness and improvement [electronic resource] / edited by Tony Townsend ; with Beatrice Avalos ... [et al.].

Imprint Dordrecht [Netherlands] : Springer, 2007 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)


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Description 1 online resource (64 entries) : 51 images, digital files.
Series Springer international handbooks of education ; v. 17
Springer international handbooks of education ; v. 17.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Section 1 A Review of the Progress -- 1 20 years of ICSEI : The Impact of School Effectiveness and School Improvement on School Reform / Tony Townsend -- 2 Four Decades of Body-Surfing the Breakers of School Reform Just Waving, Not Drowning / Hedley Beare -- 3 Generic and Differentiated models of Educational Effectiveness Implications for the Improvement of Educational Practice / Leonidas Kyriakides -- 4 Improving school effectiveness Retrospective and Prospective / John MacBeath -- 5 School Effectiveness research in Latin America / Javier Murillo -- 6 "Effective for What; Effective for Whom?" Two Questions SESI Should Not Ignore / Ira Bogotch, Luis Mirón, Gert Biesta -- 7 Pursuing the Contextualisation Agenda Recent progress and future prospects / MartinThrupp, Ruth Lupton, and Ceri Brown -- Section 2 A World Showcase School Effectiveness and Improvement from All Corners -- The Americas -- 8 A quarter century of school effectiveness and improvement research in the United States / Charles Teddlie and Sam Stringfield -- 9 History of the school effectiveness and improvement movement in Canada over the past 25 years / Larry Sackney -- 10 School Improvement in Latin America Innovations over 25 years (1980-2006) / Beatrice Avalos -- Europe -- 11 Growing together School Effectiveness and School Improvement in the UK / Louise Stoll and Pam Sammons -- 12 Educational Effectiveness and Improvement The development of the field in mainland Europe / Bert P. M. Creemers -- Asia and the Pacific -- 13 School Effectiveness and Improvement in Asia Three Waves, Nine Trends and Challenges / Yin Cheong Cheng and Wai-ming Tam -- 14 School effectiveness and improvement in Taiwan / Hui-Ling Pan -- 15 School effectiveness and improvement in Mainland China / Daming Feng -- 16 The Maturing of a Movement Tracking Research, Policy and Practice in Australia / Brian Caldwell -- 17 Schooling Reform Reflections on the New Zealand Experience / Howard Fancy -- Africa and The Middle East -- 18 History of the school effectiveness and improvement movement in Africa / Brahm Fleisch -- 19 School Autonomy for School Effectiveness and Improvement : The Case of Israel / Ami Volansky -- 20 Recent Initiatives in School Effectiveness and Improvement : The Case of Turkey / Ismail Guven -- 21 Recent Initiatives in School Effectiveness and Improvement : The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran / Azam Azimi -- Section 3 Resources, School Effectiveness and Improvement -- 22 The relationship between student attainment and school resources, Rosalind Levaci -- 23 Accountability, funding and school improvement in Canada / Charles Ungerleider and Ben Levin -- 24 Cost and financing of education and its impact on coverage and quality of services and efficiency and equity in Sub-Saharan African Countries / Alain Mingat -- 25 Resources and School Effectiveness and Improvement / Jim Spinks --
Section 4 Accountability and Diversity, School Effectiveness and Improvement -- 26 School effectiveness, school improvement and the accountability and standards agenda - a European Survey / David Reynolds -- 27 Evolution of school performance research in the USA From school effectiveness to school accountability and back / Susan Kochan -- 28 Education decentralisation and accountability relationships in Latin American and the Caribbean Region / Emanuela di Gropello -- 29 Equity, Efficiency and the Development of South African Schools / Nick Taylor -- 30 Policy Perspective on School Effectiveness and Improvement at the State Level : The Case of South Australia / Steve Marshall -- 31 Diverse populations and school effectiveness and improvement in the USA / Sue Lasky et al. -- Section 5 Changing Schools Through Strategic Leadership -- 32 School Leadership, School Effectiveness and School Improvement Democratic and Integrative Leadership / Lejf Moos and Stephan Huber -- 33 Leadership and School Reform Factors / Robert J. Marzano -- 34 The Emotional Side of School Improvement A Leadership Perspective / Kenneth Leithwood -- 35 Leadership and School Effectiveness and Improvement / Halia Silins and BBill Mulford -- 36 Leadership Development for School Effectiveness and Improvement in East Asia / Allan Walker et al -- Section 6 Changing Teachers and Classrooms for School Improvement -- 37 Teacher Leadership Barriers and Supports / Joseph Murphy -- 38 The Continuing Professional Development of Teachers Issues of coherence, cohesion and effectiveness / Chris Day and Ruth Leitch -- 39 The evolving role of teachers in effective schools / Eugene Schaffer et al. -- 40 Teacher education and professional development for sustainable school effectiveness / Wai-ming Tam and Yin Cheong Cheng -- 41 School and Teacher Effectiveness Implications of Findings from Evidence-based Research on Teaching and Teacher Quality / Kerry Rowe -- 42 System Supports for Teacher Learning and School Improvement / Janet H. Chrispeels, Carrie A. Andrews with Margarita González -- 43 Curriculum reforms and instructional improvement in Asia / Kerry Kennedy -- Section 7 Models of School Improvement -- 44 Effective School Improvement - Ingredients for Success The Results of an International Comparative Study of Best Practice Case Studies / Bert P. M. Creemers et al -- 45 Self-directed learning as a key approach to effectiveness of education A comparison among Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan / Magdalena Mo Ching Mok and Yin Cheong Cheng et al -- 46 Coming and going Educational policy and secondary school strategy in the context of poverty - Latin American case studies / Claudia Jacinto and Ada Freytes -- 47 The School Review process the case of the British schools in Latin America / David Bamford -- 48 Inquiry-based science education and its impact on school improvement The ECBI program in Chile / Rosa Devés and Patricia López -- 49 Creating new schools using evidence based solutions - a Case Study / Jenny Lewis -- 50 Best Practice in Secondary Schools The Case of Salisbury High School / Helen Paphitis -- Afterword Learning from the Past to Reframe the Future -- 51 School Effectiveness and Improvement in the 21st Century Reframing for the future / Tony Townsend.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary This book discusses a series of issues currently at the forefront of educational debate internationally, using works of distinguished authors from many regions of the world.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject School improvement programs -- Evaluation.
School improvement programs -- Research.
School improvement programs -- Case studies.
Educational evaluation -- Research.
Educational evaluation -- Case studies.
Enseignement -- Réforme -- Évaluation.
Enseignement -- Réforme -- Recherche.
Enseignement -- Réforme -- Cas, Études de.
Évaluation en éducation -- Recherche.
Évaluation en éducation -- Cas, Études de.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Avalos, Beatrice.
Townsend, Tony.
Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 140204805X 9781402048050 2 v. : ill.
ISBN 9781780345055 (online)
140204805X (print)
9781402048050 (print)

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