Effective Schooling for the Community: Core-Plus Education

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1994-01-25
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Combines knowledge of school effectiveness and community education to shed new light on the management of schools. Townsend argues for greater community in involvement in schooling as a whole.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introduction: an International Perspective on School Effectivenessp. 1
The Effective School: towards a Framework of Understandingp. 27
Community Perceptions of Effective Schoolsp. 57
Effective Schools: The Case Studiesp. 81
The Core-Plus Schoolp. 104
Developing the Core-Plus School: a Model for Actionp. 120
Leadership in the Core-Plus Schoolp. 141
Process Issues for Core-Plus Educationp. 155
From Community Needs to Core-Plus Policiesp. 176
Programmes in the Core-Plus Schoolp. 198
Financing and Managing the Core-Plus Schoolp. 213
Afterword: A Vision for the Next Centuryp. 225
Bibliographyp. 230
Indexp. 240
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