PrevNext
Changing Schools: Perspectives on five years of education reform

Changing Schools: Perspectives on five years of education reform

In stock

£10.00

Details:

Changing Schools is a collection of essays by teachers, researchers and administrators who have been on the front line of the revolutionary changes taking place in state education over the last five years.

Details

Changing Schools is a collection of essays by teachers, researchers and administrators who have been on the front line of the revolutionary changes taking place in state education over the last five years. Their chapters cover topics such as assessment, academy chains, use of educational research, free schools and social media, and will be required reading for anyone wanting to understand England's rapidly changing educational landscape.

Contributors include: Andrew Old, prominent teacher blogger; Tom Bennett, founder of ResearchEd; Jonathan Simons, head of education at the think tank Policy Exchange; Katharine Birbalsingh, Head of Michaela Community School; James O'Shaughnessy, Managing Director of Floreat Education and former Policy Director for David Cameron; Daisy Cristodoulou, head of research at ARK Schools; Doug Lemov, Managing Director of Uncommon Schools and author of Teach Like a Champion.

Contents:

Introduction, Robert Peal
Academies and chains: When collaboration meets competition, James O’Shaughnessy
Free schools: Making success sustainable, Katharine Birbalsingh
Qualifications: What constitutes real qualifications reform?, Dr Tina Isaacs
Assessment: High stakes, low improvement, Daisy Christodoulou
Social media: Did blogs break the blob?, Andrew Old
Policy: Ten challenges for any government from 2015, Jonathan Simons
Teaching: Teacher professionalism, training and autonomy, Tom Bennett
Charter schools: Lessons from America’s experiment with accountability and autonomy, Doug Lemov and Joaquin Hernandez
Postscript, Robert Peal

Review:

"Insightful, intelligent and challenging, these lucid essays set out what is at stake in the debate about the future of our schools. Essential reading!" Chris McGovern, the Campaign for Real Education.

Additional Information

Author Robert Peal
ISBN 9781909717305
No of pages 104
Format Paperback
Publication Date 1 Jun 2015

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Changing Schools: Perspectives on five years of education reform

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars
Value
Quality
Price

Customer Reviews

  • Price
    Value
    Quality
    I enjoyed reading this book and found it helpful in my own research and writing on recent education reforms. Refreshing alternative voices to the usual suspects. Will buy some copies for our library and put it on reading lists in the autumn here.