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How to Improve Your School - Rudduck / Flutter

How to Improve Your School

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9780826465306
Number Of Pages: 160

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This fascinating book focuses on those who are most affected by changes in education policy and systems-the pupils. It draws on empirical evidence from a number of research projects and distils this into a compelling account of contemporary schooling from the pupils' perspective.

Jean Rudduck calls for a shift in the way we currently view young people at school and sets out a case for radically rethinking aspects of school organization, relationships and practice. Her research confirms that we need to see pupils differently, to re-assess their capabilities and reflect on what they are capable of being and doing.

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Introduction: The Case For Changing Our Perceptions Of Young Peoplep. 1
Don't Underestimate Pupilsp. 14
Making A Differencep. 29
The Organizational Dimensionp. 30
The Individual Dimensionp. 54
The Pedagogic Dimensionp. 74
The Social Dimensionp. 86
A Broad Advocacy: Individuals And Movementsp. 100
What Kind Of Pupil Do We Want In School?p. 126
Pupil Voice And Schools: The Transformative Potentialp. 139
Information On The Contributing Projectsp. 159
Referencesp. 167
Indexp. 185
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ISBN: 9780826465306
ISBN-10: 0826465307
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st January 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1