Local Management of Schools: Research and Experience

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Gwen Wallace
Multilingual Matters, 1992 - Education - 178 pages
An edited collection of papers covering the early days of the local management of schools. The book features research by economists, management theorists and education researchers, and accounts of experience by LEA officers and a primary school Deputy Head. It points to a range of critical issues deriving from paradoxes in the theoretical models underpinning the 1988 Education Reform Act.
 

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Contents

The Organisation and the Teacher
1
The Policy Implications of
21
An Exploration
36
Its a Long Way from Teaching Susan to Read Some
53
Funding
68
The Decentralised Organisation
82
Their History and Their Potential
119
Towards a Systematic Management of Professional Staff
143
The Paradoxes in the Management of Education
159
Notes on Contributors
176
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