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CentrePiece article
In brief: Does management matter in schools?
Renata Lemos
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP424:
Full Paper (pdf)

CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014

Tags: education; management; school management index; pupil outcomes; school performance

Better school management is associated with better pupil achievement, according to CEP analysis of the quality of management practices in schools in a range of developed and developing countries. Renata Lemos notes that the quality of school management is related to leadership traits of the head teachers – and that management practices have a greater effect on pupil outcomes than the effects of class size, competition or teaching quality.