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Leading Turnaround and Improvement in Low-Performing Schools in Malaysia and Indonesia

Harris, Alma; Jones, Michelle; Ismail, Nashwa; Adams, Donnie and Sumintono, Bambang (2018). Leading Turnaround and Improvement in Low-Performing Schools in Malaysia and Indonesia. In: Coby, Meyers and Marlene, Darwin eds. International Perspectives on Leading Low-Performing Schools. Contemporary Perspectives on School Turnaround and Reform. Information Age Publishing, 267 -287.

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Abstract

Scanning the international school-turnaround literature highlights that the empirical evidence largely embodies and reflects a Western perspective and that most of studies of turnaround schools have been undertaken in Western education systems, particularly the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe. Most notably, the evidence base on school turnaround in Asia remains relatively limited, particularly in developing countries. Consequently, this chapter outlines the findings from a small-scale, exploratory, comparative study of leading school school turnaround in Asia remains relatively limited, particularly in developing countries. Consequently, this chapter outlines the findings from a small-scale, exploratory, comparative study of leading school turnaround in Malaysia and Indonesia. This study outlines the turnaround process in each context from the perspective of principals and teachers in a small sample of schools. The aim of this chapter is to offer insights into the turnaround process in each setting and to provide illustrative insights into the process of leading school turnaround in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2018 Information Age Publishing
ISBN: 1-64113-344-9, 978-1-64113-344-9
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Item ID: 55826
Depositing User: Nashwa Ismail
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2018 14:53
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 21:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/55826
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