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Restructuring : The Key to Effective School Management - Cyril Poster

Restructuring

The Key to Effective School Management

By: Cyril Poster, Sonia Blandford (Editor), John Welton (Editor)

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Published: 17th June 1999
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This book provides an introduction to and analysis of the concept of the restructuring of schools. It includes detailed case-study material, which analyses the theory, considers the real people involved, and offers practical solutions to the problems of understanding and managing restructuring.
Cyril Poster retired from teaching to become deputy director of the National Development Centre for School and Management Training at Bristol University, and then a freelance trainer and consultant. He was the previous series editor of the Routledge Educational Management series.
Sonia Blandford is a member of the Oxford Centre for Education Management and Services, Oxford Brookes University. She is a consultant, author and lecturer. John Welton is currently Professor of Education, Oxford Brookes University. As a consultant, researcher and author he has worked extensively in Britain and overseas.

List of illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction: Why restructuring?p. 1
Organisation and management in post-war schoolsp. 6
School improvement and school effectivenessp. 20
Transforming schools through restructuringp. 35
Choosing the appropriate research methodologyp. 53
West Town Lane Infants Schoolp. 64
Kates Hill Schoolp. 79
Risca Primary Schoolp. 99
Peers Schoolp. 115
Risca Comprehensive Schoolp. 129
Assessing the case studiesp. 143
Restructuring: conclusions from the case studiesp. 164
Bibliographyp. 177
Indexp. 185
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ISBN: 9780415202183
ISBN-10: 0415202183
Series: Educational Management
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 17th June 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.7  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1