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    DescriptionThis volume features 19 reports to the International Congress for School Effectiveness from Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, identifying a diverse range of critical issues, a diversity of policy responses and a diversity of practical applications, all in the field of education, and all of which are aimed at improving the effectiveness of schooling. The essays demonstrate how the links between effectiveness and improvement have grown in recent years, as well as the substantial impact that the research community is beginning to have on national educational policy, particularly with the world-wide movement for reform and its focus on the self-managing school. The book concludes with a chapter on the future prospects and problems for school effectiveness and school improvement research and practice. It suggests that we are moving rapidly away from what might be considered second-millennium thinking about education towards a third millennium view. Schools as we know them must change if they are to satisfy the needs of a changing world and the last chapter identifies what might be considered as characteristics of third-millennium schools.


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    Title
    Third Millennium Schools
    Subtitle
    A World of Difference in Effectiveness and Improvement
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Tony Townsend, Edited by Paul Clarke, Edited by Mel Ainscow
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 386
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789026515415
    ISBN 10: 9026515413
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1H
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    BIC subject category V2: JNK
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1K
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    DC21: 370.1
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 05
    Abridged Dewey: 370
    BISAC V2.8: EDU000000
    LC classification: LB2822.75 .T52 1999
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: JNK
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1K, 1D, 1H, 1FB
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Swets & Zeitlinger
    Publication date
    31 January 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London