Modernising School Governance: Corporate planning and expert handling in state education
Wilkins, A. 2016. Modernising School Governance: Corporate planning and expert handling in state education. Routledge.
Modernising School Governance examines the impact of recent market-based reforms on the role of governors in the English state education system. A focus of the book concerns how government and non-government demands for ‘strong governance’ have been translated to mean improved performance management of senior school leaders and greater monitoring and disciplining of governors. This book addresses fundamental questions about the neoliberal logic underpinning these reforms and how governors are being trained and responsibilised in new ways to enhance the integrity of these developments.
This book addresses timely and original issues concerning the role of corporate planning and expert handling to state education at a time of increased school autonomy, shrinking local government support/oversight, and tight, centralised accountability. It will appeal to researchers and postgraduate students in disciplines of education, sociology, political science, public policy and management. It will also be of interest to researchers and policy makers from countries with similar or emerging quasi-market education systems.
|14 Jun 2016|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||13 Feb 2017|
|Series||Research in Education Policy and Politics|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.routledge.com/Modernising-School-Governance-Corporate-planning-and-expert-handling-in/Wilkins/p/book/9781138787476|
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