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Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through the creation of national subject leader standards (NPQSL). Subject Leadership and School Improvement reflects critically on the work of subject and curriculum leaders especially in schools in England and Wales, that is, those within the policy framework of The National Curriculum and the Teacher Training Agency. The book debates the functions of subject leaders in primary and secondary schools, using current researc

Improving Teaching and Learning within the Subject Area
Improving teaching and learning within the subject area

This chapter focuses upon improving teaching and learning within the subject area. The relationship between teacher development and improving the subject area is shown to be important. The research concerning effective learning and teaching ...

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