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Managing External Relations in Schools and Colleges: International Dimensions

by Lumby G and Foskett N Paul Chapman Educational Publishing
Pub Date:
05/1999
ISBN:
9781853964619
Format:
Pbk 248 pages
Price:
AU$87.00 NZ$90.43
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`I was pleased to find that the work lived up to its title and covered both schools and college issues with equal thoroughness. This is a very readable, stimulating and valuable publication' -

Preface - Jacky Lumby and Nick Foskett
PART ONE: SETTING THE CONTEXT
The Vanishing Boundaries - Tony Bush
The Importance of Effective External Relations
Accountability in Education Systems - David Scott
Centralizing and Decentralizing Pressures
Strategy, External Relations and Marketing - Nick Foskett
Partnership, Alliances and Competition - Valerie Hall
Defining the Field
PART TWO: RELATING TO STAKEHOLDERS
Schools and the State - Keith Foreman
The State and Colleges - Jane Hemsley-Brown
Working with Governors - Peter Earley and Michael Creese
A Bridge to the Community?
Managing Relationships Between Schools and Parents - David Middlewood
Colleges and Customers - Peter Davies
Collaboration Between Schools - Margaret Preedy
Working with Employers and Business - Marianne Coleman
PART THREE: A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Finding Your Place - Steve Waring
Sensing the External Environment
Achieving Responsiveness - Jacky Lumby
Communicating the Organization - Nick Foskett and Jane Hemsley-Brown

`I was pleased to find that the work lived up to its title and covered both schools and college issues with equal thoroughness. This is a very readable, stimulating and valuable publication' - Mentoring & Tutoring
Jacky Lumby (Ph.D. University of Leicester) is Professor of Education and Head of the School of Education at the University of Southampton, UK. She has taught and led in a range of educational settings, including secondary/high schools, community and further/technical education. She has also worked for a Training and Enterprise Council, with a regional responsibility for developing leaders across the public and private sectors. She has researched and published widely on educational policy, leadership and management in schools and colleges, in the UK and internationally. Her work on leadership encompasses a range of perspectives, including diversity issues, comparative and international perspectives and leading upper secondary education. She has co-edited International handbook on the preparation and development of school leaders (2008). Her most recent book is, with Marianne Coleman, Leadership and Diversity: Challenging Theory and Practice in Education (2007). She is co- editor of the journal International Studies in Educational Administration and a member of the Council of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society.