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Collaboration and networking in education

Collaboration and networking in education
Collaboration and networking in education
Collaboration and networking have recently come to the fore as major school improvement strategies in a number of countries. A variety of initiatives, from government and other agencies, have encouraged collaboration and led to a lot of practical activity in this area. However, at present there are no texts in education that explore collaboration and networking from both a theoretical and practical perspective.

In this book, we aim to provide a theoretical background to educational collaboration, drawing on research and theory in policy studies, psychology and sociology, leading ultimately to a typology of networks. This theoretical base will be tested in the discussion of a number of case studies referring to specific initiatives such as the Federations programme, multi-agency collaboration and Networked Learning Communities. Lessons for practice will be drawn and presented in terms of factors internal and external to the school. The key issue of network leadership will be addressed here as well.
9789400702820
Springer
Muijs, D.
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Ainscow, M.
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Chapman, C.
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West, M.
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Muijs, D., Ainscow, M., Chapman, C. and West, M. (eds.) (2011) Collaboration and networking in education , London, GB. Springer

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Collaboration and networking have recently come to the fore as major school improvement strategies in a number of countries. A variety of initiatives, from government and other agencies, have encouraged collaboration and led to a lot of practical activity in this area. However, at present there are no texts in education that explore collaboration and networking from both a theoretical and practical perspective.

In this book, we aim to provide a theoretical background to educational collaboration, drawing on research and theory in policy studies, psychology and sociology, leading ultimately to a typology of networks. This theoretical base will be tested in the discussion of a number of case studies referring to specific initiatives such as the Federations programme, multi-agency collaboration and Networked Learning Communities. Lessons for practice will be drawn and presented in terms of factors internal and external to the school. The key issue of network leadership will be addressed here as well.

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Published date: 2011

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Local EPrints ID: 165855
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/165855
ISBN: 9789400702820
PURE UUID: 0552fead-4980-42bf-bf15-15b92f26fcfd
ORCID for D. Muijs: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0131-8921

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Date deposited: 20 Oct 2010 08:29
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:33

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