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  1. Schools Performing Beyond Expectations

    By Alma Harris, Andy Hargreaves

    Why do some schools perform outstandingly well when others of the same size and serving the same kind of community do not? How do some schools sustain their record of exceeding expectations when others can only maintain it for short periods of time or under particular leaders? Can schools reverse a...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. School Effectiveness and Improvement Research, Policy and Practice

    Challenging the Orthodoxy?

    Edited by Christopher Chapman, Paul Armstrong, Alma Harris, Daniel Muijs, David Reynolds, Pam Sammons

    This book provides a contemporary overview of school effectiveness and improvement. It charts the development theory and research in this area and looks at the contribution made to policy and practice. It also challenges some assumptions that have become ingrained into the theoretical and...

    Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Distributed School Leadership

    Developing Tomorrow's Leaders

    By Alma Harris

    Series: Leading School Transformation

    Tomorrow’s schools will need new forms of leadership. The old hierarchical models of leadership simply do not fit any longer. We need to develop new leaders at all levels of the system if we are serious about sustaining improvement and change. But, how do we go about this? The book focuses on the...

    Published July 29th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Improving Schools and Educational Systems

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Alma Harris, Janet Hageman Chrispeels

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    School improvement has become a dominant feature of educational reform in many countries. The pressure upon schools to improve performance has resulted in a wide-range of improvement programmes and initiatives which can provide both inspiration and advice to everyone involved in school improvement....

    Published July 16th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Improving Schools and Educational Systems

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Alma Harris, Janet Hageman Chrispeels

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    School improvement has become a dominant feature of educational reform in many countries. The pressure upon schools to improve performance has resulted in a wide-range of improvement programmes and initiatives which can provide both inspiration and advice to everyone involved in school improvement....

    Published May 24th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Effective Leadership for School Improvement

    By Alma Harris, Christopher Day, David Hopkins, Mark Hadfield, Andy Hargreaves, Christopher Chapman

    In a complex and multi-layered world, the conventional idea of great leadership being the result of the efforts of a single individual is rapidly becoming redundant. This book takes up the challenge of finding an alternative method of leadership in educational contexts, and looks at how this can...

    Published November 6th 2002 by Routledge

  7. School Improvement

    What's In It For Schools?

    By Alma Harris

    Series: What's in it for schools?

    This book aims to demystify the principles and practice of school improvement by demonstrating how successful classroom and school improvement occurs. It outlines the conditions, strategies and approaches that promote sustainable improvement and provides an overview of the main theoretical...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Leading the Improving Department

    A Handbook of Staff Activities

    By Alma Harris, Anne Allsop, Nick Sparks

    Departmental improvement is the key to whole school improvement. This book complements existing programs of professional development and training on both national and local levels. Heads of department and subject leaders in secondary schools will find this professional handbook essential for...

    Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Creating the Conditions for Teaching and Learning

    A Handbook of Staff Development Activities

    By David Hopkins, Alma Harris

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 19th 2000 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Creating the Conditions for School Improvement

    A Handbook of Staff Development Activities, 2nd Edition

    By Mel Ainscow, John Beresford, Alma Harris, David Hopkins, Geoff Southworth, Mel West

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

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