This book examines in great detail the concept of school development planning and the important role it plays in improving school performances. It offers models that schools can use to improve the quality of education. An elaborate treatment of four main themes of; staff development? classroom supervision? school culture and conflict management that are inter-connected is made in the book. The book also makes a comparison of school development planning practices between developing and developed countries. It was written specifically for practicing and aspiring school leaders who want to see their schools develop and reach another level, and generally for Education Officers who supervise schools and have influence on the formulation of policies on schools improvement. This group of educators should find the book interesting and very relevant to their operations in schools. The book also offers insight into the role teachers can play as a group in decisions affecting curriculum implementation at the school level. Students of educational management and their college/university lecturers will find this book an excellent resource with theories rich in a wide range of topics.