International Review of Education

, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 319–333 | Cite as

School-Based Management as a Factor in School Effectiveness

  • Haim Gaziel


Advocates of a policy of greater autonomy for schools in the public education system argue that such a policy makes for more effective schools. This article, based on a study carried out in Israel, examines how important the autonomy factor is in influencing school effectiveness as measured by such criteria as teachers' sense of motivation and commitment to the school. While welcoming the trend towards greater autonomy for schools, the author argues that further research is needed before we can formulate any theory concerning the relationship between school autonomy and school effectiveness.


Education System Public Education Great Autonomy School Effectiveness Public Education System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haim Gaziel
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  1. 1.School of EducationBar Ilan UniversityRamat-GanIsrael

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