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Bjornsdottir, Amalia; Hansen, Borkur; Johannsson, Olafur H. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2008
The governance of basic schools (grades 1-10) in Iceland was transferred from state control to municipal control in 1995 with a new Basic School Act. This transfer was in line with the emphasis on school-based management that was stressed in the Act. This policy was criticised by many, including teachers and their union representatives. Research…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Urban Areas, Teachers, Educational Policy