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Schooling And Equality

Author : Cole, Mike (Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Brighton)
ISBN : 9781134572557
Genre : Education
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This text covers the range of equality issues in school level education from the perspective and needs of educators, trainee teachers and students of education. It uses a blend of issues, concepts, facts and research to open up key issues and consider policy developments in the field.

Exploring School Leadership In England And The Caribbean

Author : Paul Miller
ISBN : 9781474251716
Genre : Education
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· What drives school leaders? · What do they do on a day to day basis? · What helps or constrains their decision-making? · What keeps them focused amidst challenges? Rather than applying theory to practice, Exploring School Leadership in England and the Caribbean draws on how school leaders practice and experience their own leadership. Paul Miller draws on case studies from Jamaica and England to explore what it means to be a school leader and explores a wide-range of issues, including accountability, performativity, inclusion and multiculturalism, technology, staffing and resourcing decisions. While no two school leaders will have identical experiences as a school leader, Paul Miller draws on the first-hand accounts of school leaders to show that regardless of school size, type and location there are a number of common experiences and themes. Miller acknowledges that the practice of school leadership is occurring in an uncertain economic environment, buoyed by a fast paced policy context where by targets linked to national economic development are the new normal. He concludes that school leadership is a continuous balancing act driven by and experienced through an "Economic-motor model†? of schooling- which he proposes.

Equality And Inequality In Education Policy

Author : Liz Dawtrey
ISBN : 1853592498
Genre : Education
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Discusses the history and gendered nature of education policy and the impact of policies on practice in education. The articles represent a range of views and approaches to education, demonstrating the complexity of educational experience and the influence of class, race, culture and gender.

Social Policy In Western Europe And The Usa 1950 80

Author : Roger Girod
ISBN : 9781349075768
Genre : Social Science
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This volume seeks to trace certain tendencies and developments in social policy in Western Europe and the United States. In the first, which is general, Professor Girod recalls the objectives of social policy as well as offering a number of scenarios or strategies for the future of social policy. The social policy philosophy of Schumpeter, Hayek and Röpke, and their current vitality, are traced by Professor de Luabier. Professor Delcourt, in his chapter on Social Policy - crisis or mutation?, presents a critical analysis of various trends in social policy and in particular the elitist philosophy of Hirschmann. The second part of the volume deals with particular national experiences: Switzerland by Professor Tschudi; Sweden by Dr. Hartmann; the United States by Professor Bénéton; and Italy by Professor Donati. The book broadly covers the diverse range of subject matter encompassed within the term 'social policy' and should be of great value both to social policy practitioners as well as to those academics concerned with the fields of economics, sociology and political science.

Making Good Schools

Author : Robert Bollen
ISBN : 9781134792290
Genre : Education
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The disciplines of school effectiveness research and school improvement practice and research have been apart for too long. This book is the first major attempt, by leading writers and practitioners in these fields, to bring the areas together in a coherent way. Existing knowledge about the characteristics of `good' schools is outlined, together with the knowledge base about how to `make schools good schools'. The book also makes an entirely original contribution to re-thinking practice in school improvement that can revolutionise our thinking in the late 1990s, and which can be of use to academics, to policymakers and to the practitioners which much existing work has neglected.

Journal Of Critical Inquiry Into Curriculum And Instruction

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ISBN : PSU:000054824379
Genre : Curriculum planning
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Gendering Women

Author : Clisby, Suzanne
ISBN : 9781447321064
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 22. 52 MB
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Gendering Women is an engaging and accessible account of how constructions of femininity fundamentally affect women's mental wellbeing through the life course. Led by women’s life history accounts of growing up and growing older in the north of England, this book shows how experiences of becoming and being a woman – in family life, education, employment, motherhood and situations of violence – both enable and erode self confidence and esteem. The challenges to women’s mental wellbeing cut across age and class differences and have profound impacts on the material conditions of women’s lives throughout the life course. This is in turn a driver of inequality that is often under-recognised in mainstream policy. Based on feminist and ethnographically informed research with over five hundred women Gendering women provides a critical link between gender theory and the lived realities of women’s daily lives and will appeal to students and academics in sociology and social sciences.

Developments In School Finance

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ISBN : UCR:31210016722199
Genre : Education
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In Pursuit Of Equity In Education

Author : W. Hutmacher
ISBN : 9780306475795
Genre : Education
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This book makes a compelling case for better international equity indicators in education. A conceptual framework for a system of comparable indicators is proposed and a spectrum of findings and perspectives presented. Topics include: the sociology of equality and equity in education; the application of theories of justice to educational equity, the trade-off between effectiveness and equity, heterogeneous versus homogeneous classrooms, and the influence of parental education.

Equal Educational Opportunity 1971 Compensatory Education And Other Alternatives In Urban Schools

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ISBN : UOM:39015043712747
Genre : Educational equalization
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