John Thacker is a Senior Lecturer at Exeter University where he has been Co-Director of the professional M. Ed. Training course for educational psychologists for over 20 years. He has published books, chapters and learned articles on subjects which include an interpersonal problem-solving approach for emotionally disturbed children, the use of group work in schools, and on developments in personal and social education.
1998 0-7734-8272-5 This study aims to provide a way for teacher to look at the schools, to map the culture which they create among themselves and the leadership which makes this possible. It describes a collaborative approach to inquiry, enabling them to celebrate the things they prize and provide a platform for development and change in the pursuit of excellence.