This section of the website discusses recent Education Policy.
Reynolds D (1999) 'School Effectiveness, School Improvement and Contemporary Policies' in J. Demaine (ed) Education Policy and Contemporary Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Publishers Ltd. pp. 65-81
This chapter outlines doubts to the extent to which the range of educational policies being pursued in 1999 were likely to achieve their goals.
Reynolds D (2005) 'How can recent research in school effectiveness, teacher effectiveness and school improvement inform our thinking about educational policy?' Report written for DfES February 2005.
This short paper examines the links between research into school / teacher effectiveness, school improvement and policy, and considers what findings might be suggested for the 'New Relationship with Schools' and 'Personalised Learning' agendas that are a concern of policies currently.