Management Theories for Educational Change

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SAGE Publications, Dec 8, 1998 - Education - 256 pages
`This is an exceptional book. It tempted me to throw out most of my collected works on the management of change, because the author has somehow succeeded by including almost every aspect of educational change that any practitioner would wish to consider....Overall this is a very stimulating book. It is packed with information and the ideas and concepts contained could pack a school development plan for many years' - School Leadership and Management

The theories and practices from the literature on business, manufacturing and commerce which inform principles for managing change in education are identified in this book.The author shows how the complexity of change can be addressed effectively.


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About the author (1998)

Keith Morrison worked in primary and secondary education for many years before moving into teacher education. Much of his work has been in the field of Continuing Professional development, management and curriculum development. His books include: Curriculum Planning and the Primary School ( with K.Ridley, published by Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd.); The Curriclum Handbook (with T.Brown); Planning and Accomplishing School-Centred Evaiulation; Implementing Cross-Curricular Themes; A Guide to Teaching Practice (edition, with L.Cohen and L. Manion). He is currently Director of Educational Development course at the University of Durham and Editor of Evaluation and Research in Education.

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