Improving Schools Through External Intervention

Improving Schools Through External Intervention

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Explores the extent to which external interventions have contributed to successful and sustainable school improvement. This book explores the extent to which external intervention has contributed to successful and sustainable school improvement. By drawing on international research and contemporary empirical evidence, Chris Chapman highlights the possibilities and limitations of external intervention in the context of the schooling system in England. The book concludes by outlining a radical framework that could potentially secure sustainable development for all schools.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19.81mm | 408.23g
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0826468748
  • 9780826468741

Table of contents

Introduction; 1. Effective and or improving?; 2. Schools facing challenging circumstances: Improving low attaining schools; 3. External interventions from multiple perspectives; 4. Studying external interventions from multiple perspectives; 5. Accountability-based intervention: OfSTED and schools facing challenging circumstances; 6. Resource-based intervention: The schools facing challenging circumstances initiative; 7. External intervention: An overview; 8. Can external intervention improve schools facing challenging circumstances?; 9. The challenge of improving schools facing challenging or difficult circumstances revisited: Pitfalls and possibilities References, Appendices.
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About Christopher Chapman

Christopher Chapman is Research Fellow at the Institute of Education, University of Warwick.
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