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No Quick Fixes: Perspectives on Schools in Difficulty (Hardback)
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No Quick Fixes: Perspectives on Schools in Difficulty (Hardback)

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Hardback 264 Pages / Published: 24/11/1997
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The challenge of school improvement for failing schools is a complex and much debated issue. This text attempts to help those working in, or working with, failing schools and aims to contradict the notion that there are no quick fixes for schools in difficulty. The issue of failing schools is looked at from a number of viewpoints. Section one contains policy perspectives; section two contains three schools' perspectives; section three contains chapters written by three external facilitators; section four addresses the issues from three prominant school effectiveness researchers; and section five gives international perspectives from the co-ordinator of the OECD Combating School Failure initiative.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780750707145
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 17 mm


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"The central message of" No Quick Fixes: Perspectives on Schools in Difficulty is that improving schools in a high stakes accountability context is challenging work that often exacts a substantial professional and personal toll. All in all," No Quick Fixes is well worth the time. It offers lessons and insights that readers can apply to their own circumstances, whether they work in, support, study, or set policy thath affects schools."
-Marcella R. Dianda, Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2000

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