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The focus of teacher training is shifting away from specialized subject knowledge and towards the development of transferable skills that can be employed in coordinating any area of the primary curriculum. This book examines the management and leadership techniques that trainees and practising teachers need in order to become subject consultants or effective members of a senior management team. With an emphasis on the practical techniques and strategies of curriculum management, the book also deals with the theoretical, practical and technological issues facing teachers as they create and manage curricula. Drawing on their considerable experience, the authors guide readers through:- establishing a direction- working with resources- leading and motivating colleagues. This book is an essential resource for trainees and teachers at every level as they ...

Curriculum Leadership
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The Role of Schools and the Movement from Teaching to Learning

Schools serve a variety of functions including the socialization of children, cultural reproduction of societal norms and values, cultural change and development, opportunities for gainful employment by teaching and other staff, and places of refuge and security for children in challenging circumstances. All these are important reasons why schools exist, and this multifaceted set of roles is one of the reasons why schools are complex organizations which give rise ...

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