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School improvement programs

Title: Reforms in schooling : problems and challenges

Author: Muralidhar, Srinivasiah
Subject:  Educational change
 School improvement programs
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies no.31, vol.16, no.2, 1994
Collation: p. 75-83 ;

Abstract: Ways of enhancing overall educational quality are explored by Dr Muralidhar. He makes a variety of suggestions relating to teachers, students, and the curriculum, mainly arguing for more creativity, flexibility and attention to student and staff morale.

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Title: Rediscovering the school as a learning organisation : becoming a community of inquiry

Author: Velayutham, Thillainayakam
Subject:  Organizational effectiveness
 Educational change
 School improvement programs
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies no.34, vol.18, no.1, 1996
Collation: p. 15-23 ;

Abstract: This article amplifies and builds on Bhindi’s theme, by similarly endorsing the appropriateness of the Learning Organisation concept, saying that schools individually can be agents of major and beneficial reforms and changes. He highlights the potential benefit of all members of the school team perceiving themselves as learners and leaders, working also in closer partnership with the communities they serve.

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