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Human Resource Management in Schools and Colleges
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Human Resource Management in Schools and Colleges



104 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`This is a distance-learning text for a university MBA course but it is easy to recommend it also as a free-standing, clearly written and comprehensive induction to the subject. NPQH candidates should grab it' - Management in Education

This textbook deals with current theories of the management of people employed in schools and colleges, recent developments and emerging trends. The authors focus on issues relevant to the whole organization and the the specifics of managing a school or college and its employees. They also cover the application of good practice to management processes such as selection, induction, performance management, appraisal and staff development.

It is relevant to teachers and managers working in schools of all phases, and in further education colleges, including those aspiring to more senior positions. It is also directly relevant to the requirements of the NPQH.

 
Introduction
 
PART ONE:SECTION A
 
The Importance of HRM in Education
 
What Is HRM?
 
The Management Implications
 
PART TWO: SECTION B
 
Managing the School or College and Its Staff
 
PART THREE: SECTION C
 
Key Areas of Application
 
Conclusion

`This is a distance-learning text for a university MBA course but it is easy to recommend it also as a free-standing, clearly written and comprehensive induction to the subject. NPQH candidates should grab it' - Angela Thody, Management in Education

David Middlewood

David Middlewood is currently a part-time Research Fellow at the Centre for Educational Studies in the University of Warwick, having previously worked at the University of Lincoln and the University of Leicester where he was Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. Prior to working in Higher Education, David taught in schools for many years, culminating in the principalship  of a comprehensive secondary school for nine years, where awards were won for creative arts and equal opportunities. He has taught and researched extensively in the UK and also in various countries in Europe and Africa, being a... More About Author

Jacky Lumby

Professor Jacky Lumby's main interests are in educational leadership and management, particularly focused on how some learners and staff may be excluded. This has led her to engage with issues of diversity, gender and power. She is concerned to explore how leaders can be supported to lead people, systems and processes which offer success to all learners and staff in the context of living a life they value. Her work encompasses a range of perspectives, including critical theory and comparative and international perspectives. She is interested in challenging the assumption of the appropriateness of Western-derived concepts, theories and... More About Author

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