`The book provides an excellent wide and stimulating set of readings and would be useful to anyone taking forward Unit 3 or the Accelerated Route of SQH' - SQH Newsletter `This is a useful addition to the literature on finance and resource management in education.... Those whose work involves managing resources and finance in schools and colleges will find this a useful or even indispensable addition to their bookshelves, whether they are heads, principals or middle managers' - Mentoring and Tutoring This book will provide readers with knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of managing finance, resources and stakeholders in schools and colleges. Written specifically for those studying for an academic qualification at Masters level in educational management, it provides self-study material and links to other key texts in the field. The authors deal with the links between finance, resources and stakeholders in the context of school and college self-management. Examples are drawn from international settings as well as from the United Kingdom. Building on an examination of theoretical perspectives, practical considerations and applications are examined in a format which encourages the reader to explore the context of their own educational institution. This book is a core text for the University of Leicester MBA in Educational Management.
Despite being dead for nearly 400 years, Shakespeare's plays and plots are very much alive in the modern curriculum. For many of those required to study him, however, their enthusiasm is dead and buried. Aimed at those teaching Shakespeare to students aged from 11-16, Fred Sedgwick provides tried-and-tested lessons accompanied by photocopiable and downloadable resources to enable teachers to develop their practice and inspire their students. This fantastic resource provides lessons to engage and enlighten students and features activities, teaching strategies and schemes informed by current ideas about teaching and learning and the curriculum. It's user-friendly layout is designed to assist busy teachers, and the photocopiable material accompanying each activity is also available for download from the companion website.
Adapt traditional library techniques to the task of indexing, cataloging, and metadata creation for Internet resources! The rapid shift toward digital resources in K-6, higher education, adult education, and other learning communities, has greatly increased the demand on the information professionals to manage this new technology. Metadata and Organizing Educational Resources on the Internet, the first book of its kind, helps clarify the process of cataloging and indexing the vast quantities of data available in digital form, so that users can readily access the information they need. This comprehensive volume documents the experiences of metadata creators (both catalogers and indexers), library administrators, and educators who are actively engaged in projects that organize Internet resources for educational purposes. Metadata and Organizing Educational Resources on the Internet shares the problems the authors encountered in the far-reaching project of creating metadata for a new class of resource, as well as the solutions and options they found. Tackling the salient issues of cataloging and indexing, Metadata and Organizing Educational Resources on the Internet: examines the status quo of cataloging Internet resources explores the relationship between traditional cataloging practices and Internet cataloging introduces a number of educationally focused metadata schemes, including ARIADNE, GEM, and IMS examines theoretical and practice aspects of metadata in relation to today's evolving Internet-based educational terrain discusses specific projects, including ALADIN, PEN-DOR, the Schomburg Research Library, and a catalog of Greek sculpture fragments for the Perseus Project offers charts, figures, screen shots, and Web addresses for initiatives using metadata to facilitate access This is an exciting time to be involved with information services. Metadata and Organizing Educational Resources on the Internet presents the ideas and experiences of the pioneering librarians who are mapping the intricacies of the World Wide Web. Catalogers, indexers, content creators, librarians, and educators will profit from the information in this fascinating volume.
The world of middle level education is rapidly evolving. Increasingly, online learning platforms are complementing or replacing traditional classroom settings. As students exchange classroom interaction for online collaboration, pencils for keyboards, face-to-face conversations for chat room texts, and traditional lessons for digital modules, it becomes apparent that teachers, schools, and administrators must identify ways to keep pace. We must identify ways to meet the needs of middle level learners within this digital context. In this volume, researchers and teachers share a variety of resources centered on the growing world of virtual education and its implications for the middle level learner, educator, and classroom.
This book, Human Resources Management in Education, Developing Countries Perspectives, contains eleven chapters. Human resources in an educational organisation refer to all the human beings working in that organisation, including teachers, students, administrators and all other members of staff working in that organisation. The study of human resources management in education will provide you with a theoretical and practical knowledge about the processes of acquiring employees, establishing good relationships with them, training and developing them, retaining and compensating them for their services are important because effective school leadership and management have become very crucial in recent times in the management of educational organisations. Numerous problems are facing many school systems in developing countries today and human, financial and material resources are scarce, and therefore strategic management of all resources is crucial for achieving the goals of the educational systems and the school organisations.
Resource Management for School Administrators is the only comprehensive book covering all school resources---fiscal, facilities and human resources. Each chapter has objectives that are aligned with the new ELCC and ISLCC standards on accreditation. Many of the federal and various state policies and laws are included. Everything you need to know on managing school resources are covered: national and state perspectives, future challenges to funding public education, resource allocation, developing a school district budget, sources of revenue, accounting budgeting and reporting, financial statements, allocating resource for higher student performance, human resource, laws and policies, compensation, facilities and auxiliary services and safety and security Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for easy application. This practical book will be useful to all school leaders who are trying to improve their school resource management.
This book addresses the theory and practice of using digital resources for contemporary learning, and how such resources can be designed, developed, and employed in a variety of learning activities and with various devices. Drawing on insights into learning theory, educational research and the practical design of digital resources for learning that the author has gained over the past 20 years, the book provides the first classification guide to digital resources for learning and links various types of digital resources for learning to both contemporary curriculum design and learning design models.
The book addresses the needs of student-teachers and teacher-educators by providing a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of teaching and learning resources (TLRs) in the Indian context. No educational effort or reform can be complete without recognising the importance of TLRs, their actual development and reflective use. This one-of-a-kind textbook, with contributions from an eclectic mix of academics, researchers and practitioners, deals with the development and effective application of TLRs to construct a meaningful learning environment for children. Teaching-Learning Resources for School Education addresses and fulfils a need repeatedly expressed by educators at different forums. Key Features * Helps to conceptualise and comprehend TLRs from pedagogic, child development and socio-political perspectives * Examines the reflective use of TLRs, remaining within the disciplinary framework of specific domain areas * Discusses issues related to preparing, analysing, producing and disseminating effective TLRs in functional settings * Provides necessary support for meaningful use of TLRs in the classroom to achieve desirable learning objectives
As more classes move to online instruction, there is a need for research that shows the effectiveness of synchronous learning. Educators must guide students on how to use these new learning tools and become aware of the research trends and opportunities within these developing online and hybrid courses. Educational Technology and Resources for Synchronous Learning in Higher Education provides evidence-based practice on incorporating synchronous teaching tools and practice within online courses to enhance content mastery and community development. Additionally, the book presents a strong theoretical overview of the topic and allows readers to develop a more nuanced understanding of the benefits and constraints of synchronous learning. Covering topics such as game learning, online communication, and professional development, it is designed for online instructors, instructional designers, administrators, students, and researchers and educators in higher education, as well as corporate, military, and government sectors.
Effective management of all staff in schools is essential if the challenges of educating South Africa's youth are to be met. This book provides guidelines for professional development and competence in managing staff effectively. Case examples are provided throughout.
Provides students, educators, & other information users with a list of generally available free or low-cost energy-related educational materials. Each entry includes the address, telephone number, & description of the organization & the energy-related materials available. Most of the entries also include Internet (Web) & electronic mail (E-Mail) addresses. Some of the organizations represented in this list take policy positions on certain energy issues & express them even in educational materials.
Demonstration centers in education by Elizabeth Allen Giordano
Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization
Category: Demonstration centers in education
School clusters and resource centers aim to channel education resources more effectively by making them available to groups of schools rather than individual schools. Further initiatives include: improving the delivery of teacher development services by t
- Foreword - Abbreviations and acronyms - Executive summary - The funding of school education: Main findings and policy pointers - Why look at school funding policies? - Governing school funding - Distributing school funding - Planning the use of school funding - Evaluating the use of school funding - Country profiles - Glossary - Notes on country profiles - How the School Resources Review was conducted