Organizational Effectiveness and Improvement in Education
This volume forms part of the Leadership and Management in Education series. This four book series provides a carefully chosen selection of high quality readings on key contemporary themes in educational management: professional development, reflection on practice, leadership, team working, effectiveness and improvement, quality, strategy and resources. The series will be an important resource for classroom teachers and lecturers as well as those holding designated management posts in schools and colleges and will provide a valuable basis for professional development programmes.
- Paperback | 298 pages
- 172 x 240 x 15mm | 476.27g
- 01 Jun 1997
- OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
- black & white illustrations
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Table of contents
organizational effectiveness and improvement in education
The organization as an open system
Power, authority and influence
an integration of three different views
Cultural norms and individual action
Organizational structure and organizational effectiveness
Models of co-ordination in educational organizations
Towards a cultural and political perspective
Towards a theory of educational effectiveness
School effectiveness and school improvement in the United Kingdom
School effectiveness research
the policy makers' tool for school improvement?
A study of 'effective' departments in secondary schools
Quality management in education
Current developments in value added
Measuring added value in schools
Value-added principles, practice and ethical considerations
Planning, doing and coping with change
Perspectives on educational change
Organizations or communities?
changing the metaphor changes the theory
School culture, school effectiveness and school improvement
Linking school effectiveness knowledge and school improvement practice
propositions for action
Fair Furlong primary school
About Nigel Bennett
Nigel Bennett is a lecturer in the Centre for Educational Policy and Management in the Open University School of Education. He is the author of Managing Professional Teachers: Middle Management in Primary and Secondary Schools, (published by Paul Chapman 1995) and is currently researching the cultures and subcultures of very effective schools.
Margaret Preedy is a lecturer in the Centre for Educational Policy and Management, School of Education, The Open University.