publication . Thesis . 2007

Catholic school governance in the twenty-first century: continuity, incongruity and challenge

Storr, Christopher John;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Institute of Education, University of London
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study has two main aspects: first, it reports the results of a survey of ninety nine governors working in Roman Catholic primary and secondary schools situated in four English Catholic dioceses, and publishes hitherto unknown information about them; and, second, it examines how, in seeking to maintain a distinctive educational ethos, these governors are responding both to the legislative changes of the last twenty years, and to changes in English social and cultural attitudes. It shows how these responses calibrate with the perceptions of those appointed by the Catholic bishops to oversee the conduct of the schools – the diocesan directors – six of whom wer...
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