Partnership and Change: Toward School Development

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John Chi-kin Lee, Leslie Nai-Kwai Lo, Allan Walker
Chinese University Press, 2004 - Education - 365 pages
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"Toward School Development" focuses on university-school partnership and highlights changes in school development. Relating experiences of and research on school development in connection with individual strategies and organizational strategies. Specifically illustrating the nature of different partnerships. Contributors to this book range from renowned scholars, school reformers, to experienced practitioners. Jointly providing an international perspective on the issues related to school partnerships and development.

The book is broadly divided into two parts. Part 1 focuses on university-school partnership while Part 2 highlights changes in school development. Many chapters illustrate the nature of different partnerships as well as experiences of and research on school development in connection with individual strategies and organizational strategies. Contributors to this book are renowned scholars, school reformers, and experienced practitioners from the United States, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Hong Kong. Together they provide an international perspective on the issues related to school partnerships and development.

 

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Contents

UniversitySchool Partnership
31
Improving the Quality of Education for All as an
81
Quality Education Through Quality Teacher Education and
115
Teacher Development and Empowerment Through
133
Community Service
151
Models for
169
Changes in School Development
187
A Fine Example of
223
A SchoolInstitute
239
Between Uniprofessionalism and
255
The Learning Capacity of Primary Schools in Hong Kong
269
School SelfEvaluation as a Strategy for Developing
295
Creating Partnership for Architects Students and
323
Toward Schooling for the 21st Century
341
Conclusion
355
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John Lee is a professor in the department of curriculum and instruction, faculty of education, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an associate director of the center for university and school partnership. Previously Lee was an executive director of the accelerated schools for quality education project and co-director of university and school partnership for quality education project. Additionally he is an editor at the Journal of Basic Education. Leslie Lo is a professor in the department of educational administration and policy, faculty of education, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Also he is a director of the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research and the Hong Kong center for the development of educational leadership. Allan Walker is a professor in the department of educational administration and policy, faculty of education, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Also he is an associate director of the Hong Kong center for the development of educational leadership.

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