Preface to the fourth edition Acknowledgements A teacher's guide to classroom research Classroom research in action Why classroom research by teachers? Action research and classroom research by teachers Developing a focus Principles of classroom observation Methods of observation in classroom research Data gathering Analysing classroom research data Reporting classroom research Teaching and learning as the heartland of classroom research Teacher research, the creation of professional learning communities and the transformation of schooling Appendix: Ethics for classroom research References Index
David Hopkins is the inaugural HSBC iNET Chair in International Leadership at the Institute of Education, University of London. Between 2002 and 2005 he served three Secretary of States as the Chief Adviser on School Standards at the Department for Education and Skills. He is the author of Every School a Great School (Open University Press, 2007) and is also an International Mountain Guide who still climbs regularly in the Alps and Himalayas.