School improvement in practice Schools Make a Difference Project

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Published by Falmer Press in London, Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • School improvement programs -- Great Britain.,
  • Action research in education -- Great Britain.,
  • Educational change -- Great Britain.,
  • Effective teaching -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Kate Myers.
ContributionsMyers, Kate., Schools Make a Difference (Project)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2822.84.G7 S35 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL791097M
ISBN 10075070439X, 0750704403
LC Control Number95023592

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