Education Decision-making Under Scrutiny

Caroline Sharp, Mark Cunningham, Rosalind Morton, Jane Hemsley-Brown

01 December 2002

This study aimed to determine the ways in which local authorities have modernised their education decision-making processes and to explore the experiences of those directly involved in the changes. The key objectives were to explore some of the key features of the modernisation agenda, with a particular focus upon the role of scrutiny, and to track the process of key decisions with the intention of describing the impact of modernisation upon education decision-making.

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