Transforming Schools--Illusion or Reality

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This intriguing book challenges the usual idea of how a weak or failing school can be turned into a successful one by the simple introduction of effective leadership and management. Bernard Barker describes the journey of a struggling British Midlands comprehensive through special measures. As a participant researcher in the process, the author relates how government inspectors impose a conventional regime, based on improved leadership, to drag the institution from the mire. But he shows that schools, heads, teachers, and ...

Transforming Schools--Illusion or Reality 2005, Trentham Books

ISBN-13: 9781858563640

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