The International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness draws together the leading academics and researchers in the field to reflect on the history, traditions and the most recent developments in this dynamic and influential field. This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of: the...
To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge
Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are arguably the two most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Their work not only reshaped the philosophical landscape, but also left its mark on other disciplines, including political science, theology, anthropology, ecology, mathematics,...
Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge
Challenging the Orthodoxy?
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 11th 2011 by Routledge
The Past, Present and Future of School Effectiveness and School Improvement
Series: Contexts of Learning
David Reynolds is recognised internationally as one of the leaders of the school effectiveness and school improvement movement, and Failure Free Education? brings together for the first time many of his most influential and provocative pieces. Drawing on the author’s work from over three decades,...
Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge
VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Data Center
Executives of IT organizations are compelled to quickly implement server virtualization solutions because of significant cost savings. However, most IT professionals tasked with deploying virtualization solutions have little or no experience with the technology. This creates a high demand for...
Published May 16th 2006 by Auerbach Publications
International Perspectives on School Effectiveness
In this book the authors have conducted extensive research and describe what makes a successful school and how this varies in different countries. The book follows the progress of a cohort of 7-year-old children through their schools over a two-year period. It covers schools in the US, Canada, Hong...
Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge
British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century, 2nd Edition
Series: Studies In Modern History
This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition,...
Published July 23rd 2000 by Routledge
What constitutes quality schooling? What are the implications for educational practice and administration? The text looks at these questions and examines international research evidence and reform initiatives with particular emphasis on North America, UK, Australasia and the Third World. It offers...
Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge
Linking School Effectiveness and Improvement
The disciplines of school effectiveness research and school improvement practice and research have been apart for too long. This book is the first major attempt, by leading writers and practitioners in these fields, to bring the areas together in a coherent way. Existing knowledge about the...
Published October 23rd 1996 by Routledge
Developing Professional Practice
This text reviews the current scene in careers education and examines a range of different approaches in practice. It seeks to show how staff can use and adapt these ideas to implement change and improve careers education....
Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge