ERIC Number: ED305744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Making the School an Effective Community: Belief, Practice and Theory in School Administration. Education Policy Perspectives.
Holmes, Mark; Wynne, Edward A.
In 10 chapters, this book gives administrators and teachers a better understanding of how schools operate for the purpose of providing them with conceptual tools to improve performance. Chapter 1 relates what schools do and ought to do. Chapter 2 discusses the influence, power, authority, and role of the school principal. Chapter 3 analyzes administration in terms of managing space and time. Chapter 4 examines the relationship of school staff with administrators. Chapter 5 looks at the working relationship of administrators with students within the social and political constraints of the school environment. Chapter 6 discusses school program structure, development, and implementation. Chapter 7 reviews student and program evaluation. Chapter 8 offers a framework for the development of school climate. Chapter 9 talks about school improvement from the perspective of effective schools research. Finally, chapter 10 discusses the professional administrator's leadership role. References are included. (JAM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Falmer Press, Taylor and Francis, Inc., 242 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1906 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.