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The Study Of Primary Education : A Source Book - Volume 3: School Organization And Management - Geoff Southworth

The Study Of Primary Education

A Source Book - Volume 3: School Organization And Management

Paperback Published: 11th October 1990
ISBN: 9781850007364
Number Of Pages: 456

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The task of the teacher is a complex and demanding one, requiring a wide range of skills and personal qualities, as well as extensive knowledge. The four volumes of these source books have been compiled to help in the professional development of primary school teachers. Volume 1 comprises extracts which examine primary education from historical, ideological, philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. Volume 2 deals with curriculum studies, Volume 3 with school organisation and management and Volume 4 with teaching and classroom studies. Due to the limitations of space, primary education has been confined to the education of children aged 5 to 11, though the compilers acknowledge that in doing so they may offend those teachers in nursery or middle schools who regard themselves, justifiably, as primary practitioners.

Roles and responsibilities: the primary head
Leadership in primary schools - the role of the head
Managerial work of primary head teachers
Perceptions of head in primary school
Primary heads and school culture
The deputy head
The role of the deputy head
A deputy head observed
Findings from an ethnographic study
Class teaching, specialist teaching and the role of the post-holder
The duties of teachers with curricular responsibilities
The role of the curriculum post-holder
Curriculum co- ordinators
Teachers and teaching
Moving towards partnership
School organisation and management: managing the school as an organisation
The collegiate approach
The culture of collaboration
Teacher isolation and school organisation and culture in the small rural school
Inside primary school organisation
Supply, temporary and part- time teachers
Partial members of the school?, classes- the fundamental unit of organisation
Vertical grouping
Small rural schools and peer groups
The ages at which children enter school
Local education authority admission policies and practices
Special education needs in infant classes
Meeting individual needs
Towards a while school response
Parents and other voluntary helpers
Parent school relationships
Schools, governors and parents
Professionals and school development: staff development
Headship development
Developing collegiality through management development
Staff relationships and teacher education
Learning in staffrooms
In-service education for teachers of young children
School development plans
Characteristics of school development plans
Issues arising from school development plans
Self-evaluation for school development
Evaluation for the developing primary school
Learning from GRIDS
Teacher appraisal
Contexts and elements
Appraisal as teacher learning to change
Learning and teacher appraisal
Effective schools
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ISBN: 9781850007364
ISBN-10: 1850007365
Series: STUDY OF PRIMARY EDUCATION : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 11th October 1990
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.34
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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