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Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances

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Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances by Alma Harris
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Working in the challenging context of inner city areas on accelerated school improvement does not allow time for reflection. Learning occurs experientially but it is not easily consolidated or refined. School improvement is currently opportunistic and expedient, but schools and authority are gradually edging towards a more durable theory of tackling underachievement and building success. This book offers the reader the opportunity to understand the process of school improvement better and establishes local models.

Author Biography

Professor Alma Harris is Director of the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick. Belinda Harris is Lecturer in the Centre for the Study of Human Relations at the University of Nottingham and a UKCP registered psychotherapist specialising in working with children and adolescents. Sue James is Senior Education Advisor in the Schools' Targets and Improvement Unit at the DfES. Judith Gunraj is Research Fellow in the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research at the University of Warwick. Paul Clarke is Managing Director of IQEA (Improving the quality of education for all) and is Lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Release date NZ
January 19th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
208
Dimensions
156x234x19
ISBN-13
9780826474940
Product ID
1675473

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