Issues and Advances in School Improvement

Code: SILP 6001
Course Title: Issues and Advances in School Improvement

This module will critically examine key current issues related to school improvement. These issues include post modern views on leadership, management and school change, creating schools as learning as well as knowledge creation and management organizations, improvement plans, whole-school curriculum planning, inclusiveness, student and parental involvement in improvement and partnership development. Up-to-date theories and practice drawing on school improvement experience from international and comparative perspectives will also be covered, as well as critical analysis of self-managing schools and school effectiveness and improvement research. The perspectives of stakeholders such as teachers, principals, policy-makers, students and parents on school improvement will also be discussed.