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Hitting the target...missing the point?

Hitting the target...missing the point?

report of an ATL education conference held on 13 June 1998 at the Grand Thistle Hotel, Bristol.

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Published by Association of Teachers and Lecturers in London .
Written in English


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Title from cover.

ContributionsAssociation of Teachers and Lecturers. Conference
The Physical Object
Pagination49p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18280884M
ISBN 101902466039

  Hitting the target but missing the point - myths about target setting Published on January 9, January 9, • Likes • 42 Comments.   This book focuses on education and its relation to professional accountability as viewed from two different, but not unrelated, perspectives. First, the book is about the work of professionals in schools and colleges (teachers, head teachers, leaders, principals, directors and educational managers, etc.) and the detrimental effects which our present system of accountability – and the Cited by:

Many will still argue that target setting works. “What gets measured gets done”. Yes, targets do work. That is actually the problem. Managers hitting their target is, however, no guarantee whatsoever that this was their best possible performance, given the circumstances. A case in point is the story of a young woman who was visited as part of research which I undertook to establish the experience of care leavers who had lost touch with a local authority prior to the (Children (Leaving Care Act) Act). She was being supported by a third sector organisation and said to be making wonderful progress.

Quotes About Hitting The Target. Free Daily Quotes. Subscribe A big part of managing a golf course is managing your swing on the course. A lot of guys can go out and hit a golf ball, but they have no idea how to manage what they do with the ball. I've won as many golf tournaments hitting the ball badly as I have hitting the ball well. This book focuses on education and its relation to professional accountability as viewed from two different, but not unrelated, perspectives. First, the book is about the work of professionals in schools and colleges (teachers, head teachers, leaders,.


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