Improving schools in socioecononucally disadvantaged areas - A review of research evidence
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Improving schools in socioecononucally disadvantaged areas - A review of research evidence. SCHOOL EFFECTIVENESS AND SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, 15 (2). pp. 149-175. ISSN 0924-3453Full text not available from this repository.
Schools in difficult and challenging circumstances have received increasing policy and to some extent research attention in recent years. Improving schools in these circumstances is likely to prove a difficult process. This literature review has attempted to collect research on improving schools in these areas. Themes emerging from the literature include: a focus on teaching and learning, leadership, creating an information-rich environment, creating a positive school culture, building a learning community, continuous professional development, involving parents, external support and resources. The crucial issue of sustaining improvement is also discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Journal or Publication Title:||SCHOOL EFFECTIVENESS AND SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT|
|Publisher:||SWETS ZEITLINGER PUBLISHERS|
|Number of Pages:||27|
|Page Range:||pp. 149-175|
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