Building Capacity in Struggling Schools
This article draws on evidence from a Department for Education and Skills (DfES) funded school improvement project in the UK to explore strategies for building capacity in secondary schools in ‘exceptionally challenging circumstances’ which struggle with low attainment figures. The project is described in some detail and the early impact on the schools of the project initiatives is examined. Suggestions are made as to what aspects of the initiative might support long-term capacity-building in these schools.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of Cambridge
Publication date: 01 January 2004
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