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This book will provide readers with knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of managing finance, resources and stakeholders in schools and colleges. Written specifically for those studying for an academic qualification at Masters level in educational management, it provides self-study material and links to other key texts in the field. The authors deal with the links between finance, resources and stakeholders in the context of school and college self-management. Examples are drawn from international settings as well as from the United Kingdom. Building on an examination of theoretical perspectives, practical considerations and applications are examined in a format which encourages the reader to explore the c

A UK Perspective of Self-Management
A UK perspective of self-management
Introduction

In Chapter I, discussion of self-management in education included an analysis of the degrees of autonomy experienced in different educational systems around the world. In this chapter we focus on the nature of self-management and the related issues of funding education as they have developed in school and college systems in the UK in the final decades of the twentieth century. The purpose is to provide a context for the detailed discussion about the theory and practice of the actual management ...

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