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Improving Schools Through Teacher Leadership
CONTENTS Series Editors' Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Part One: Teacher Leadership: Theoretical Background Chapter 1 Teacher Leadership Chapter 2 Distributed Leadership Part Two: Enhancing
Teacher Leadership—Improvement through Empowerment?
As the limitations of the `charismatic head' theories of leadership in schools have become ever more apparent, there has been a move towards teacher leadership, characterized by a form of collective
Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice
Introduction: Effective Teaching - the British Research Reviewed PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING AND LEARNING Theories of Learning and Intelligence Direct Instruction Interactive Teaching
Doing quantitative research in education with SPSS. 2nd edition
This accessible and authoritative introduction is essential for education students and researchers needing to use quantitative methods for the first time, and is written specifically for those with no prior experience of quantitative research.
Teacher Leadership in (In)action
Teacher leadership is a concept that is gaining increasing interest from both practitioners and researchers. This article presents findings from three case studies in the UK that can be characterized
Improving Schools in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Areas – A Review of Research Evidence
Schools in difficult and challenging circumstances have received increasing policy and to some extent research attention in recent years. Improving schools in these circumstances is likely to prove a
State of the art – teacher effectiveness and professional learning
One of the key findings from decades of educational effectiveness research is the importance of the classroom level as a predictor of pupil outcomes. In this review, we therefore look at synthesising
Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS
Introduction to Quantitative Research Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research Designing Non-Experimental Studies Validity, Reliability and Generalizability Introduction to PASW Statistics (IBM
Measuring teacher effectiveness: Some methodological reflections
Teacher effectiveness is an issue that has received increased attention in recent years, as researchers have become aware of limitations in models that see the school as the key arena for improving