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Primary Schools And The Future

Author : Patrick Whitaker
ISBN : 0335194230
Genre : Education
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This book has two important purposes. The first is to consider the challenges facing primary schools as they move towards a new century and a new millennium. The second purpose of the book is to celebrate the work of primary schools and to note their unique qualities and achievements. Within these two broad purposes are four specific aims: * to examine the changed and changing circumstances within which primary school education is now set * to explore the unique organizational features of primary schools and their potential for dynamic development * to outline specific strategies to meet the challenges of the future * to consider the nature of the educational leadership that will be required The book provides clear, practical, inspiring guidance for those involved in primary school management and will be invaluable reading for all staff in primary schools.
Category: Education

Magnet And Specialized Schools Of The Future

Author : Edwin T. Merritt
ISBN : 1578861802
Genre : Education
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The authors bring together essential information on every stage of the process of creating a new public educational facility for boards of education, school building committees, district superintendents, and other decision makers. This book features case studies of recent exemplary magnet and specialized school construction projects, and provides a detailed educational specification that's genuinely future-oriented.
Category: Education

Schools For The Future

Author : Anita Foster
ISBN : 9780112711827
Genre : Architecture
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The aim of this guide is to inspire the best possible designs for school grounds. It covers all school sectors, including special educational needs, looking at both the development of existing space and new build. Using examples from recent developments it also shows how well designed grounds can enhance learning, encourage well-being and influence behaviour. The three main sections cover: the process of developing school grounds; designing and building; supporting school ground development. It is written for everyone involved in the process, including teachers, governors, architects, local authorities and sponsors. Although not a technical guide, it contains a references to more specific information
Category: Architecture

Education Forward

Author : David Price
ISBN : 9781909979536
Genre : Education
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Too often, we think of school as a fixed-rail path we all have to follow: teachers teach, students learn, exams are taken, futures set. That's how it's been since the introduction of compulsory schooling in the 19th century. But parents, teachers and corporations around the world are now voicing their dissatisfaction with education systems that are no longer fit for purpose. Too many of our young people are not being adequately prepared for the unprecedented challenges they will face in a world that is changing as rapidly as ours is. We should be preparing them for the test of life, not a life of tests. A group of distinctive voices – working in education and beyond – has produced a collection of essays that presents a call to action, a positive way forward, and a programme of change. Education Forward challenges us all to find another story for the future of schools.
Category: Education

The Public Schools And The Future

Author : Donald Wynn Hughes
Genre : Endowed public schools (Great Britain)
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Category: Endowed public schools (Great Britain)

Sports In School

Author : John R. Gerdy
ISBN : 0807739707
Genre : Education
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A collection of essays in which various authors examine the educational value of sport, challenging the long-held claims that organized sports are a beneficial and relevant aspect of America's educational enterprise.
Category: Education

Education Technology

Author : DIANE Publishing Company
ISBN : 0788126741
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Includes: schooling and learning in an information society (the 3 great codes and the creation of human culture); learning and teaching in 2004: the BIG DIG; the future of teaching; year 2005: using technology to build communities of understanding; and public school teachers using machines in the next decade (spread of computers in schools: confusion over access, use, and innovation). Also: is there a Federal role? will promising visions become a reality? key issues for future visions of educational technology; technology and school reform: setting the context, and more.

Future Proof Your School

Author : David Hughes
ISBN : 9781912508471
Genre : Education
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Wouldn’t it be great if you could equip your school and yourself to face whatever the future might throw at you! Schools face myriad calls on their time and creativity yet have finite internal resources to respond to them. This can result in piecemeal changes, and reactive rather than pro-active approaches. This book reduces, filters and prioritises the demands on staff energy to the central task of all schools - to achieve the best engagement of and learning outcomes for all learners (including the staff themselves). Schools often feel constrained by their current context, their previous performance, their demographics or available staff. This book provides an holistic and effective approach to change management that is simple, engages all stakeholders, is built around the current expertise and culture of the school and, most importantly, is sustainable. It is suitable for headteachers, senior or aspiring leaders, and those driving change through initiatives, but also individual teachers who are interested in effective practice as a route towards personal well-being and professional satisfaction.
Category: Education

The Future Of Schools

Author : Brian Caldwell
ISBN : 0750707232
Genre : Education
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This text provides an analysis of the efforts to establish systems of self- managing schools around the world. The core of this book is the description of the transformation of the education system in the state of Victoria, Australia, from dependence in a highly centralized and bureaucratized structure to one that values local decision making and the creation of a system of self-managing schools. The text goes on to show how these and similar programmes in other nations could lay the foundations for similar reform.; The authors propose that there must be changes in the role of key stakeholders, including government, community and profession; traditional approaches must be challenged and new ways to fund schools to be canvassed.
Category: Education

Congressional Serial Set

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105124633335
Genre : United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Category: United States

Design Of Sustainable Schools

Author : Great Britain. Dept. for Education and Skills
ISBN : 9780112711902
Genre : Education
File Size : 78.44 MB
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This publication contains 12 case studies of sustainable school building design, with practical examples of primary and secondary schools around the country that have addressed the environmental challenges of sustainable development to deliver school buildings that use less energy and water, that minimise waste and avoid the use of pollutants, that protect and enhance habitats for plants and wildlife, and that meet wider community needs. This guide is designed to be accessible to the whole school community, but it is aimed particularly at professionals such as designers and local authority clients. It also addresses the refurbishment of existing schools as many sustainability techniques used in the design of new schools can be applied to existing schools, and vice versa.. More information on DfES policies relating to sustainable development can be found at: and at
Category: Education

Catholic Schools And The Future Of The Church

Author : Kathleen Engebretson
ISBN : 9781623567132
Genre : Education
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During the first decade of the 21st century the Catholic Church in the developed world has faced a decline in its moral authority, increasing accusations of irrelevance to a secular age, and a steep and steady decline in commitment among successive generations from the 1960s on. Despite this Catholic schools have multiplied and grown in popularity and educational achievement. The book sets out a programme for the contribution of Catholic schools to the future of the Church, covering such topics as the religious education curriculum in its cognitive and affective aspects, the sacramental life of the school, selection of staff, the issue of staff and Catholic witness and many other topics. Engebretson argues that Catholic schools are a powerful key to the future of the Church and shows how, within their diversity, Catholic schools can be ecclesial communities, which have at their heart the building up of the Church.
Category: Education

The Future Of Our Schools

Author : Lois Weiner
ISBN : 9781608462629
Genre : Education
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Timely and experience-based guide to strengthening democracy within teachers unions.
Category: Education

The Future Of Education

Author : Kieran Egan
ISBN : 9780300142525
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 61.27 MB
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This engaging book presents a frontal attack on current forms of schooling and a radical rethinking of the whole education process. Kieran Egan, a prize-winning scholar and innovative thinker, does not rail against teachers, administrators, or politicians
Category: Psychology

Knowledge And The Future School

Author : Michael Young
ISBN : 9781472534545
Genre : Education
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Written at a time of uncertainty about the implications of the English government's curriculum policies, Knowledge and the Future School engages with the debate between the government and large sections of the educational community. It provides a forward-looking framework for head teachers, their staff and those involved in training teachers to use when developing the curriculum of individual schools in the context of a national curriculum. While explaining recent ideas in the sociology of educational knowledge, the authors draw on Michael Young's earlier research with Johan Muller to distinguish three models of the curriculum in terms of their assumptions about knowledge, referred to in this book as Future 1, Future 2 and Future 3. They link Future 3 to the idea of 'powerful knowledge' for all pupils as a curriculum principle for any school, arguing that the question of knowledge is intimately linked to the issue of social justice and that access to 'powerful knowledge' is a necessary component of the education of all pupils. Knowledge and the Future School offers a new way of thinking about the problems that head teachers, their staff and curriculum designers face. In charting a course for schools that goes beyond current debates, it also provides a perspective that policy makers should not avoid.
Category: Education

Schools For The Future Europe

Author : John Sayer
ISBN : 9781441169327
Genre : Education
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Schools for the Future Europe brings together a team of leading academics, policy makers and education professionals to explore the emergence, development and application of European education policy up to the 2009 Lisbon Treaty and beyond. The book charts the historical development of a Europe-wide education policy, and examines how that policy has sought to address such issues as European citizenship, human rights and bilingual schooling. Taking as examples the intended future extension of the European Schools and the European Baccalaureate, and a case study of work towards the first British European Academy or Free School at Culham, UK, the book critically explores the interplay of EU action programmes, policy and rhetoric on secondary education. In the final section, the editors draw on the insights of the previous chapters to outline an achievable programme for the future development of education policy structures and practice in schools for Europe.
Category: Education

Schools Of The Past Present And Future

Author : Linda Bozzo
ISBN : 0766034348
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Look at the past, present, and future of buses, desks, clothes, learning, homework, writing lunch, and blackboards"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Inevitable Solar School

Author : Mark Hanson
ISBN : 9781475844214
Genre : Education
File Size : 70.74 MB
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The book describes why and how public and private schools can procure zero energy sustainable schools using on-site solar energy. The reasons to take this path are that solar schools can be built at conventional costs, will be less costly to operate, and can achieve zero carbon emissions in response to climate change.
Category: Education

Information And Communication Technologies In Education

Author : Harriet Taylor
ISBN : 0792372980
Genre : Education
File Size : 48.60 MB
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This volume examines the many aspects of the integration of ICT into the school of the future. It describes the experiences of different countries in developing models of schools of the future with ICT at the foundation. It provides insights into the essential conditions for developing future new learning environments supported by ICT. It includes perspectives from both developed and developing countries as they prepare for future educational systems of the Information Age.
Category: Education