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Book Reviews : What's New in School Improvement?:Law, S and Glover, D. (2000) Educational Leadership and Learning, Buckingham, Open University Press. £14.99 Earley, P. Fidler B. and Ouston, J. Improving Schools and Inspection: The Self-Inspecting School, Paul Chapman. £13.99 Coleman, M. and Anderson, L. (2000) Managing Finance and Resources in Education, London, Paul Chapman. £14.99

Book Reviews : What's New in School Improvement?:Law, S and Glover, D. (2000) Educational Leadership and Learning, Buckingham, Open University Press. £14.99 Earley, P. Fidler B. and Ouston, J. Improving Schools and Inspection: The Self-Inspecting School, Paul Chapman. £13.99 Coleman, M. and Anderson, L. (2000) Managing Finance and Resources in Education, London, Paul Chapman. £14.99

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Book ReviewsWhat's New in School Improvement?Law, S and Glover, D. (2000) Educational Leadership and Learning, Buckingham, Open University Press. £14.99 Earley, P. Fidler B. and Ouston, J. Improving Schools and Inspection: The Self-Inspecting School, Paul Chapman. £13.99 Coleman, M. and Anderson, L. (2000) Managing Finance and Resources in Education, London, Paul Chapman. £14.99 SAGE Publications, Inc.2000DOI: 10.1177/136548020000300313 Alma Harris The pressure upon schools to improve and to raise achievement is unlikely to recede over the next few years. Educational policy remains firmly focused upon securing increased pupil and school performance. However, it has become increasingly apparent that for schools to develop and improve in rapidly changing times, issues of leadership and management can no longer simply be seen as the exclusive preserve of senior staff. In Educational Leadership and Learning by Sue Law and Derek Glover, leadership is viewed in its broadest sense and is presented under three important headings; practice, policy and research. The book explores many of the key issues facing those both aspiring to and already involved in leadership and management, whether at middle or senior levels. While focusing particularly upon schools and colleges, this book explores and evaluates the issues that are increasingly central
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