Democratic Learning: The Challenge to School Effectiveness by John MacbeathDemocratic Learning: The Challenge to School Effectiveness by John Macbeath

Democratic Learning: The Challenge to School Effectiveness

EditorJohn Macbeath, Lejf Moos

Hardcover | October 12, 2003

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The time has come to challenge many of the age-old assumptions about schools and school learning. In this timely book leading thinkers from around the world offer a different vision of what schools are for. They suggest new ways of thinking about citizenship, lifelong learning and the role of schools in democratic societies. They question many of the tenets of school effectiveness studies which have been so influential in shaping policy, but are essentially backward looking and premised on school structures as we have known them. Each chapter confronts some of the myths of schooling we have cherished for too long and asks us to think again and to do schools differently. Chapters include:
* Democratic learning and school effectiveness
* Learning democracy in an age of mangerial accountability
* Democratic leadership for school improvement in challenging contexts.
This book will be of particular interest to anyone involved in school improvement and effectiveness, including academics and researchers in this field of study. Headteachers and LEA advisers will also find this book a useful resource.
John Macbeath OBE is the Chair of Educational Leadership at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Wallenberg Centre and Leadership for Learning: the Cambridge Network.Lejf Moos is Associate Professor and Director of the Research Programme on Professional Development and Leadership at the Danish University of Education, Copeha...
Title:Democratic Learning: The Challenge to School EffectivenessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:212 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.6 inPublished:October 12, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415326958

ISBN - 13:9780415326957

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