Fresh Start: a model for success and sustainable change
Matthews, Susan and Kinchington, Francia (2006) Fresh Start: a model for success and sustainable change. Forum, 48 (1). pp. 102-112. ISSN 0963-8253 (doi:10.2304/forum.2006.48.1.102)Full text not available from this repository.
This article examines the rationale and debate of the ‘Fresh Start’ schools policy introduced by the New Labour Government in 1997 as a vehicle for improvement in schools that historically had been classified as ‘failing’. Underpinning the policy is the assumption that Fresh Start can act as a catalytic agent of positive change to performance, school cultures and the school community. Dr Matthews’ involvement with the case study primary school began when she became a governor four months after the school received its new Fresh Start status in May 2000.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Fresh Start schools policy, New Labour Government, positive change, performance|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Education|
School of Education > Department of Professional Learning & Development
|Last Modified:||08 Nov 2010 14:34|
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