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The School Governors Handbook

Author : J A Partington
ISBN : 9781134798889
Genre : Education
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The pace of change in education has continued to accelerate since the 1988 Education Act, and even experienced school governors are often bewildered about their duties and responsibilities, as well as what is actually happening in primary and secondary classrooms nowadays. What do school governors do? How can they manage their role most effectively? The School Governors Handbook has been the most definitive and widely read book on the subject since it was first published in 1980. Written by Ted Wragg and John Partington, two of the most respected experts in the field, one of its' great strengths has always been its mixture of up-to-date authoritative information and humour. In this third edition, all sections of the book have been substantially revised to take account of the many changes in governors' duties that have been brought about by recent legislation. As governors rarely receive any specific training for their important role, this book is an essential guide to the legal and practical aspects of governorship. Sections cover: * recent legislative changes in funding and school management * opting out * governors responsibilities, including budgets, staffing and drawing up whole school policies * how to run effective governors meetings * curriculum and assessment issues * school inspections * how to manage difficult situations, including child abuse, discipline, equal opportunities and pupil exclusions

The Handbook For School Governors

Author : Alan Clarke
ISBN : 0987036610
Genre : Education
File Size : 44. 57 MB
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Governance Handbook

Author : Great Britain. Department for Education
ISBN : 140716077X
Genre : School boards
File Size : 90. 73 MB
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To help school Governors Scholastic has published the first complete printed version of The Governance Handbook by the DFE. Containing departmental advice outlining the roles and duties of school governors and academy trusts. All school Governors should have a copy of this.

First Steps In Inclusion

Author : Stephanie Lorenz
ISBN : 9781134133024
Genre : Education
File Size : 25. 58 MB
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With more parents of disabled children seeking a mainstream place for their child, educational professionals are increasingly being faced with the task of making these placements successful. For many this can be their first experience of including a child with significant difficulties. This book is aimed at all those, be they parents, teachers, learning support assistants, SENCOs, school managers, governors or LEA officers who are charged with ensuring that inclusion is effective both for individual children and for schools as a whole. Each chapter looks at the practicalities from a different perspective, focusing on the questions that need asking, the work that needs to be carried out before the child starts and practical steps that each person in the network can take to make sure that all those concerned are happy, are learning effectively and are fully included in the life of the school.

Handbook Of Educational Policy

Author : Gregory J. Cizek
ISBN : 0080488897
Genre : Education
File Size : 55. 87 MB
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The Handbook of Educational Policy provides a comprehensive overview of policy questions in education reform at local, state, and national levels. The book raises controversial questions, such as who really benefits from educational reform, and investigates issues of accountability, assessment, educational fads, technology in education, and other matters of educational policy. The book explores not only what education is, but what it can be and should be, providing a scholarly analysis of policy decisions as well as practical recommendations for parents, teachers, and policy-makers. Key Features * Provides informed discussion based on scholarly research * Contains practical recommendations for parents, educators, and policy-makers * Includes representation from local, state, and national levels * Considers comparisons of United States practices to reforms abroad * Addresses current issues and implications for the futures

The Oxford Handbook Of Corporate Law And Governance

Author : Jeffrey N. Gordon
ISBN : 9780191061400
Genre : Law
File Size : 34. 40 MB
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Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities across the world for several decades now, and are subject to increasing public attention following the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance provides the global framework necessary to understand the aims and methods of legal research in this field. Written by leading scholars from around the world, the Handbook contains a rich variety of chapters that provide a comparative and functional overview of corporate governance. It opens with the central theoretical approaches and methodologies in corporate law scholarship in Part I, before examining core substantive topics in corporate law, including shareholder rights, takeovers and restructuring, and minority rights in Part II. Part III focuses on new challenges in the field, including conflicts between Western and Asian corporate governance environments, the rise of foreign ownership, and emerging markets. Enforcement issues are covered in Part IV, and Part V takes a broader approach, examining those areas of law and finance that are interwoven with corporate governance, including insolvency, taxation, and securities law as well as financial regulation. The Handbook is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary resource placing corporate law and governance in its wider context, and is essential reading for scholars, practitioners, and policymakers in the field.

Governors Handbook

Author : Advisory Centre for Education
ISBN : OCLC:503655187
Genre : School management and organization
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The Oxford Handbook Of Governance And Limited Statehood

Author : Thomas Risse
ISBN : 9780198797203
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 74. 14 MB
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Unpacking the major debates, this Oxford Handbook brings together leading authors of the field to provide a state-of-the-art guide to governance in areas of limited statehood where state authorities lack the capacity to implement and enforce central decision and/or to uphold the monopoly over the means of violence. While areas of limited statehood can be found everywhere - not just in the global South -, they are neither ungoverned nor ungovernable. Rather, a variety of actors maintain public order and safety, as well as provide public goods and services. While external state 'governors' and their interventions in the global South have received special scholarly attention, various non-state actors - from NGOs to business to violent armed groups - have emerged that also engage in governance. This evidence holds for diverse policy fields and historical cases. The Handbook gives a comprehensive picture of the varieties of governance in areas of limited statehood from interdisciplinary perspectives including political science, geography, history, law, and economics. 29 chapters review the academic scholarship and explore the conditions of effective and legitimate governance in areas of limited statehood, as well as its implications for world politics in the twenty-first century. The authors examine theoretical and methodological approaches as well as historical and spatial dimensions of areas of limited statehood, and deal with the various governors as well as their modes of governance. They cover a variety of issue areas and explore the implications for the international legal order, for normative theory, and for policies toward areas of limited statehood.

The Perfect Ofsted School Governor

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 9781781350959
Genre : Education
File Size : 55. 45 MB
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Each of the 20,000 schools in the UK has a governing body who are an integral part of the school's major decision making processes, the results of which directly affect our children. For this reason it is essential that governors make clear and informed decisions in order to implement the best educational framework for young people. This latest addition to the hugely successful 'Perfect Series', The Perfect (Ofted) School Governor written by a seasoned professional with 17 years' of head teacher experience, aims to be the most conclusive, easy-to-read, education jargon-busting and essential guide for teachers, governors (new and old) and school boards alike. It covers everything a governor needs to be the best that they can be, including the history of the education system in England, preparation for Ofsted inspections and their impact, leadership and governance, handling complaints, a checklist for effective governor meetings; guides to interpreting data correctly and much, much more!

The Primary Headteacher S Handbook

Author : Roger Smith
ISBN : 9781135727314
Genre : Education
File Size : 51. 37 MB
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Launching the new Kogan Page Primary Essentials series, this indispensable handbook for all practising and aspiring primary headteachers will help primary school leaders rise to the many challenges that face them in the task of effectively managing a busy primary school. Some of the key areas examined are: * staff development * recruiting and managing staff * the school as an organisation * leadership * managing a successful inspection. As well as acting as a guide to best practice for those tasked with the role of headship, this comprehensive and straightforward handbook will also assist governors, deputies, senior teachers, those studying for NPQH, to understand how an effective head can create and sustain an effective school.

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