In Brief;Books;School Management

20th March 1998 at 00:00
EFFECTIVE LEARNING IN SCHOOLS. By Christopher Bowring-Carr amp; John West-Burnham. Pitman Publishing. pound;16.99

The authors argue for a radical restructuring of education to reverse what they see as a drift away from the core pupose of education: the individual's learning. Once this becomes the focus of school organisation, other changes become possible, they say, predicting that in the 21st-century school, "neat organisational boxes of subjects and times will be scrapped" and leadership will become "the possesson of the many and not the prerogative of the few".

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