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The Performing School

Chris Husbands

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ISBN 10: 0415247799 / ISBN 13: 9780415247795
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256 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.6in. x 0.7in.This specially commissioned collection of perspectives offers an analysis of the new organisation of the teaching profession - reconstructed around the notion of performance and the implications of a performance culture. The Performing School examines the roots, directions and implications of the new structure by drawing together insights from policy, research and practice at this time of rapid change and debate. This unique volume addresses three interconnected issues of modernisation and education: what is the background to and significance of performance management in modernising schools and teachers at the present timewhat are the likely future effects of a performance culture on teaching, learning and schoolingwhat will it take to ensure that performance management improves pedagogy and professionality beyond the narrow confines of performativity, managerialism and market reform in education This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780415247795

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Title: The Performing School

Publisher: Routledge

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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This specially commissioned collection of perspectives offers an analysis of the new organisation of the teaching profession - reconstructed around the notion of performance and the implications of a performance culture. The Performing School examines the roots, directions and implications of the new structure by drawing together insights from policy, research and practice at this time of rapid change and debate. This unique volume addresses three interconnected issues of modernisation and education:
*what is the background to and significance of performance management in modernising schools and teachers at the present time?
*what are the likely future effects of a performance culture on teaching, learning and schooling?
*what will it take to ensure that performance management improves pedagogy and professionality beyond the narrow confines of performativity, managerialism and market reform in education?

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Gleeson is of the University of Keele

Chris Husbands is Director of the Institute of Education and Professor of Education.

Chris Husbands is Reader in Educational Studies at the University of Warwick. He has taught history in comprehensive schools in England and was Senior Lecturer in History Education at the University of East Anglia. He has written extensively on the teaching and learning of history.

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