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ERIC Number: ED498604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 43
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 12
Leading from the Middle: Good Practice Guide
Barclay, Nick; Bell, Steve
Learning and Skills Network (NJ1)
This publication is aimed at middle managers in schools, colleges and other settings who have been given the responsibility for leading the transition from key skills to functional skills over the coming years. It provides an update on some of the developments with functional skills, explains some of the theory about leading from the middle, and gives practical advice on how to plan for the transition. Contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) Leading Change in Education; (3) Learning the Lessons from Introducing Key Skills; (4) Looking at Functional Skills and Thinking about the Transition; (5) Identifying Opportunities and Threats; and (6) Action Planning. Appendices contain references and useful addresses. (Contains 5 figures and 4 tables.) [This publication was produced by the Learning and Skills Network. The Key Skills Support Programme is led by the Learning and Skills Network and funded by the Department for Education and Skills and the European Social Fund.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).; European Social Fund, Dublin (Ireland).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom