School improvement in the context of a primary school in special measures.
Teacher Development, 6 (3).
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13664530200200191
|Additional Information:||This article describes a longitudinal case study of a primary school in special measures, offering insight with regard to leadership, governance, accountability, self-evaluation and professional development through coaching. It also raises new questions of a methodological nature, about advocacy and naturalistic approaches in case study. Its approach to school improvement through cycles of professional development, involving coaching, in a school in challenging circumstances was innovative and pre-dates the more recent policy moves to promote coaching. Dissemination of the work took place through conference papers, invited keynotes and continuing professional development activities with teachers and headteachers. The article attracted international attention, particularly from a professional Australian journal (Educare), which endorsed the approach.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||school improvement, primary school, special measures|
|Faculty/Department:||~Pre-2010 Faculty Structure > Social Sciences and Humanities > School of Education|
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|Deposited On:||22 Jan 2010 15:13|
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