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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95
This special issue looks at the constantly changing face of education in the world today. Topics covered include educational values, cross-cultural studies, leadership, social impacts, and the role of technology in education. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 751.43
The first International Handbook of Educational Leadership and Administration (Leithwood et al.) was published in 1996 and quickly became something of a best seller for reference works within education. Such success, we suggest, was at least partly due to the unprecedented global waves of concern for improving schools launched in the mid 1980's, combined... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 157.24
This book contributes significantly to our understanding of successful school leaders by describing similarities and differences in the work of such leaders in countries ranging from England to Australia, the United States to Norway, and Sweden to Hong Kong. Bringing together case study research, the book helps explain what all successful principals... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 34.00 US$ 29.47
Linking Leadership to Student Learning Linking Leadership to Student Learning clearly shows how school leadership improves student achievement. The book is based on an ambitious five-year study on educational leadership that was sponsored by The Wallace Foundation. The authors studied 43 districts, across 9 states and 180 elementary, middle, and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 31.95 US$ 27.16
This research-based study helps administrators create a school environment that responds to teacher emotions and results in higher teacher retention, instructional effectiveness, and student achievement. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
This e-book is the result of a 4-year project to investigate school leadership in differenct countries. This e-book publishes the findings from each country. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 46.00
Examines the types of leadership that are likely to be productive in creating and sustaining such schools. Based on a long term study of 'transformational' leadership in school restructuring contexts, the chapters in this book offer a readable account of such leadership grounded in a body of empirical evidence. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 57.95
Although not new, the concept of distributed (shared) leadership has re-emerged in recent years as one highly promising response to the complex challenges currently faced by schools. Responding productively to these challenges far exceeds the capacities of any individual leader. If schools are to flourish in the future, they will need to enlist the... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 33.00 US$ 28.60
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 59.52
The change in paradigm in our field is away from the great man or woman theory of leadership and the teacher in his or her own classroom to the development of learning communities which value differences and support critical reflection and encourage members to question, challenge, and debate teaching and learning issues. How to achieve such learning... more...