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Improving Quality in Education - Charles Hoy

Improving Quality in Education

Hardcover Published: 2nd December 1999
ISBN: 9780750709415
Number Of Pages: 176

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*Explores the best acknowledged ways to maintain and improve school education in the UK
*Highlights ways for achieving required standards (such as DfEE standards)
*Explores the need to find the right balance between external inspection and internal self-examination as methods for identifying sustainable improvements in schools.
While predominantly directed at quality in schools, the book looks outward to quality assurance routes used in FE/HE colleges. It provides a practical opportunity for assessing the effectiveness of methods of quality measurement and shows that inspection is a necessary, but not solely sufficient, condition to develop quality.

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Note on the text
Introduction: The Concept of Quality in Educationp. 1
The Quality Businessp. 10
Inspecting It In is Outp. 27
Quality Enhancement Through Development Reviewp. 40
Development From Withinp. 49
Validated Self-Review: Towards a Working Modelp. 60
Improving Quality Through a Productive Partnership: A Case Studyp. 75
Using Problem Solving for Quality Development: Embedding and Sustaining the Processp. 117
Quality: The Search for the Holy Grail of Organizational Developmentp. 134
Referencesp. 145
Indexp. 151
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ISBN: 9780750709415
ISBN-10: 0750709413
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 2nd December 1999
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.26 x 16.49  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1

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