Achieving Excellence and Equity: Reflections on the Development of Practices in One Local District Over 10 Years

  • Daniel Muijs
  • Mel Ainscow
  • Chris Chapman
  • Mel West
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Abstract

As education systems in many countries respond to demands for higher standards, they face the challenge of how to achieve equity. Put simply, how can systems continue to raise overall levels of achievement whilst reducing the gap between higher- and lower-performing groups of learners?

Keywords

Local Authority Policy Context School Improvement Senior Staff Head Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Muijs
    • 1
  • Mel Ainscow
    • 2
  • Chris Chapman
    • 2
  • Mel West
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Southampton, School of EducationSouthamptonUK
  2. 2.University of Manchester, School of EducationManchesterUK

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