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Townsend, Tony

International Handbook of School Effectiveness and Improvement

Townsend, Tony - International Handbook of School Effectiveness and Improvement, ebook

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Table of 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
Martin Thrupp, Ruth Lupton, Ceri Brown

Section 2. A World Showcase: School Effectiveness and Improvement from all Corners

8. A History of School Effectiveness and Improvement Research in the USA Focusing on the Past Quarter Century
Charles Teddlie, 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

11. Growing Together: School Effectiveness and School Improvement in the UK
Louise Stoll, Pam Sammons

12. Educational Effectiveness and Improvement: The Development of the Field in Mainland Europe
Bert P. M. Creemers

13. School Effectiveness and Improvement in Asia: Three Waves, Nine Trends and Challenges
Yin-Cheong Cheng, 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

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 Güven

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 Levacic

23. Accountability, Funding and School Improvement in Canada
Charles Ungerleider, 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 and School Improvement (SESI): Links with the International Standards/Accountability Agenda
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, Amanda Datnow, Sam Stringfield, Kirsten Sundell

Section 5. Changing Schools Through Strategic Leadership

32. School Leadership, School Effectiveness and School Improvement: Democratic and Integrative Leadership
Lejf Moos, 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, Bill Mulford

36. Leadership Development for School Effectiveness and Improvement in East Asia
Allan Walker, Philip Hallinger, Haiyan Qian

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, Ruth Leitch

39. The Evolving Role of Teachers in Effective Schools
Eugene Schaffer, Roberta Devlin-Scherer, Sam Stringfield

40. Teacher Education and Professional Development for Sustainable School Effectiveness
Wai-ming Tam, Yin-Cheong Cheng

41. School and Teacher Effectiveness: Implications of Findings from Evidence-Based Research on Teaching and Teacher Quality
Ken Rowe

42. System Supports for Teacher Learning and School Improvement
Janet H. Chrispeels, Carrie A. Andrews, 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, Louise Stoll, Gerry Reezigt

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, Yin-Cheong Cheng, Shing-On Leung, Peter Wen-Jing Shan, Phillip Moore, Kerry Kennedy

46. Coming and Going: Educational Policy and Secondary School Strategy in the Context of Poverty — Latin American Case Studies
Claudia Jacinto, 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, Patricia López

49. Creating New Schools Using Evidence Based Solutions — A Case Study
Jenny Lewis

50. Best Practice in Secondary School Improvement: The Case of Salisbury High School
Helen Paphitis

Afterword. Learning from the Past to Reframe the Future

51. School Effectiveness and Improvement in the Twenty-First Century: Reframing for the Future
Tony Townsend

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Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402057472

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