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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Tomorrow?s schools will need new forms of leadership. The old hierarchical models of leadership simply do not fit any longer. We need to develop new leaders at all levels of the system if we are serious about sustaining improvement and change. But, how do we go about this? The book focuses on the why, how and what of distributed leadership by offering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
This book aims to demystify the principles and practice of school improvement by demonstrating how successful classroom and school improvement occurs. It outlines the conditions, strategies and approaches that promote sustainable improvement and provides an overview of the main theoretical perspectives in this area. This accessible text will be... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The e-book puts distributed leadership in the spotlight. It focuses on its origins and development of distributed leadership; it raises concerns and questions its legitimacy; it poses methodological and epistemological challenges; reviews existing and new research evidence and considers the foci for future empirical enquiry. Its prime purpose is to... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 109.99
Argues that the educational environment in many countries has shifted so drastically that we need to re-consider what we understand by educational leadership. This book focuses on distributed leadership and on the evidence about possibilities and shortcomings of this form of leadership. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
School improvement has become a dominant feature of educational reform in many countries. The pressure upon schools to improve performance has resulted in a wide-range of improvement programmes and initiatives which can provide both inspiration and advice to everyone involved in school improvement. This book draws together the most effective school... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 140.00
* What form of leadership promotes school improvement?. * How do schools build leadership capacity?. * How do schools sustain improvement in changing times?. This book offers a new perspective on the relationship between leadership and school improvement. It emphasises the importance of maximising the leadership capabilities of all those within the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 158.00
It is now widely accepted that improving schools invest in teacher leadership and build the capacity for improvement by distributing leadership responsibilities to teachers. In primary, secondary and special schools, teachers are uniquely placed to influence the quality of teaching and learning and they are important gatekeepers to development and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 38.00
Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through the creation of national subject leader standards (NPQSL).... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 30.00
Praise for Leading School Turnaround "Going beyond their previous considerable work on the study of leadership, Kenneth Leithwood, Alma Harris, and Tiiu Strauss now get up-close and detailed. They use their powerful framework for how school leaders influence student learning, but this time they get inside the 'how.' Practical, powerful, interesting,... more...