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    DescriptionIt is estimated that there are some 12 000 international schools world-wide, with over 25 000 middle managers and head teachers. Within this there are several different types of international school including British schools abroad, English-speaking schools overseas, European English-speaking schools and forces schools - in spite of some differences they and their managers share certain needs for administrative efficiency. This practice-based management book for international schools provides support and development for middle and senior managers and teachers. The book concentrates on school improvement and effectiveness by drawing on best practice from international schools around the world using school-based research. It is written by a team from the Oxford Brookes Centre for Educational Management (OXCEM), the UK's most active International Schools' consultancy service. Issues discussed include teaching, learning and the curriculum, primary and secondary curriculum development, recording and reporting assessment, English as a second language, school management and staff development.


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    Title
    Managing International Schools
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Sonia Blandford, Edited by Marian Shaw
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415228855
    ISBN 10: 0415228859
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: JNK, JNLP
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: EDU001000
    DC22: 371.2
    BISAC V2.8: BUS041000
    B&T Approval Code: A37523400
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A37860000
    LC classification: LC1090.M36
    DC21: 371.02
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: LC1090 .M36 2001
    Thema V1.0: JNK, JNLP
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Routledge Falmer
    Publication date
    01 August 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    'There are excellent articles on the need for improving and recruiting and retention of quality overseas teachers and key middle management personnel, on school improvement and professional development, and on the need for creating standards in raising performance. The book provides excellent counsel in many areas peculiar to the field.' - Compare
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction, Sonia Blandford and Marian Shaw 2. Curriculum Development: Primary and Secondary, Simon Catling 3. Assessment, Recording and Reporting, Robin McClelland 4. English as a Second Language, Jackie Holderness 5. Leadership and Governance, Michael Ormston 6. Middle Management, Sonia Blandford 7. Planning, John Welton 8. Staff Development, Linda Squire 9. Raising Standards, Martin Skelton 10. Recruitment and Retention, John Hardman 11. Management in Cross-Cultural Settings, Marian Shaw 12. School Improvement - Conclusions, Sonia Blandford and Martin Shaw