ERIC Number: ED426060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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School Development: Theories and Strategies. An International Handbook. School Development Series.
The first part of this text on school development provides a detailed historical review of school reform in Europe and North America. The middle part of the book gives an overview of the theoretical basis for educational improvement, and the book concludes with an analysis of educational change strategies. The chapters are: (1) "The New Balance: Centralization and Decentralization"; (2) "Theories of Organizations"; (3) "The School as an Organization"; (4) "Leadership and Management Theory"; (5) "Theories of Change"; (6) "Individual Strategies"; (7) "Organizational Strategies"; and (8) "System Strategies." (Contains 22 figures and numerous references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Centralization, Change, Change Strategies, Decentralization, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, International Studies, Organizational Development, School Restructuring
Cassell, 370 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017-6550; Wellington House, 125 Strand, London WC2R 0RB, England, United Kingdom; Web site: http://www.cassell.co.uk (paperback: ISBN-0-304-33600-9; hardback: ISBN-0-304-33599-1).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners; Teachers
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Identifiers - Location: North America