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‘It is full of good sense, a treasure chest of helpful ideas which have the credibility of being grounded in case-study material, and in the experience of the authors, two of whom are practising headteachers. The book sets out the principles underpinning the learning school, but offers also a strong pragmatic focus and is organized so that it can be dipped into and something worthwhile easily found…It will support change and improvement in the professional practices involved in making a school a stimulating learning environment for adults as well as students' - Dr Martin J Coles, Assistant Director, National College for School Leadership The ‘learning school’ described in this book suggests an alternative to the preoccupation with tests, targets, and leadership from above, and focuses ...

Resourcing the Learning Environment
Resourcing the learning environment

This chapter considers the following questions:

  • How can we build world class schools of the future which will cater for and anticipate entirely new consumer demands?
  • How do we successfully manage the move away from the current school day/school year to take advantage of the economic and global opportunities presented by the concept of the 24-hour school?
  • How can we harness, deploy and make best use of modern technologies to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the twenty-first century school?
  • How can we ensure that all those stakeholders with a proven ability to deliver effective teaching and learning are best deployed to provide the quality and variety of educational provision required in new learning schools?
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