Developing a Self-Evaluating School: A Practical Guide (Paperback) by Ainsworth Paul
This is a practical guide to self-evaluation in schools enabling senior and middle leaders and teachers to immediately begin to develop the processes tools and techniques of self-evaluation. Do you need to urgently develop a cohesive school evaluation system? Are you a middle leader looking to conduct your own small scale research? Do you need to find a systematic way to evaluate your extended school? Self-evaluation is a part of everyday school life but it can be both daunting and time consuming. This practical easy to navigate guide introduces the main tools of self-evaluation and looks at how schools and individuals in different contexts and roles have successfully used these tools in a holistic way. Designed to be easily 'dipped into' according to your needs each chapter has been divided into three sections; the basics the detail and a conclusion. The basics provides an overview of key tools and approaches the detail gives guidance on implementation with plenty of case studies and questions at the end of each section encourage reflection on your own context and practice. Written with busy professionals in mind this book is essential reading for the senior leadership team middle leaders and teachers interested in developing their own self-evaluations.