What does the future hold for your school? How can you expect to achieve successful school improvement without an understanding of strategic planning? The whole idea of strategic management in schools is that each school decides on its way forward. In doing this it must take into account its present strategic position, present and future external influences and what its stakeholders expect of it. This comprehensive guide enables your school to achieve successful improvement. Using informative case studies it provides you with an understanding of: * strategic management, how it works and how to carry it out * how to plan and implement strategies which are achievable * the effect of future trends on strategy * how to make the best use of your resources. Case studies include strategic planning in action in two primary and two secondary schools. The book then examines the common factors of these studies which can be used to aid strategic planning in any school. Strategic Planning for School Improvement is essential reading for anybody involved in planning a successful future for their school.
Barbara Evans, Brian Fidler, Maureen Edwards, Peter Thomas, Philip H. Mann