Governance and Performance of Education Systems


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6445-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-6446-3 (Online)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

  2. Introduction: Governance and Performance of Education Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 1-10

      Introduction: Governance and Performance of Education Systems

  3. The Changing Governance of Educational Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 13-33

      The New Regulation Forms of Educational Systems in Europe: Towards a Post-bureaucratic Regime

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-54

      Comparing Higher Education Governance Systems in Four European Countries

  4. Performance Monitoring and Evaluation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 57-84

      Purpose and Limits of a National Monitoring of the Education System Through Indicators

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 85-106

      Measuring and Comparing the Equity of Education Systems in Europe

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 107-135

      The Economic Benefits of Improved Teacher Quality

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 137-153

      Direct Democracy and Public Education in Swiss Cantons

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 155-186

      School Factors Related to Quality: Multilevel Analysis for Three Swiss Cantons

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 187-202

      Are Swiss Secondary Schools Efficient?

  5. Explaining and Controlling the Costs of Education Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 205-245

      Funding Schools by Formula

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 247-265

      A Cost Model of Schools: School Size, School Structure and Student Composition

  6. Strategies to Encourage Performance and Equity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-267

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 269-288

      The Potential of School Information Systems for Enhancing School Improvement

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 289-304

      School Autonomy and Financial Manoeuvrability: French Principals’ Strategies

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 305-324

      Finnish Strategy for High-Level Education for All

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 325-330