School improvement and system reform - a retrospective and some myths

Hopkins, David ORCID: 0000-0003-1302-2551 (2015) School improvement and system reform - a retrospective and some myths. In: Chapman, C., Muijs, D., Reynolds, D., Sammons, P. and Teddlie, C., (eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness and Improvement. Routledge International Handbooks of Education . Routledge, pp. 124-148. ISBN 9780415534437

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Abstract

For the sake of historical completeness, it is important to recognise the pioneering work of Aikin (1942) in the ‘eight-year study’, and a number of reviews take this important event as their starting point (Nunnery, 1998; Stringfield & Teddlie, 2011). For the broader purposes of this review, we begin two decades later, at a time when (it can be argued) the field was beginning to evolve in a number of distinctive phases as practitioners and researchers gained expertise in implementing and studying educational change.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: School of Education and Psychology > Education
Depositing User: Tracey Gill
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2018 15:50
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2019 16:02
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/1658

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