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  • Re-imagining educational leadershipby Brian J Caldwell

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2006; US$ 34.95

    The leader in education is engaged in work that is difficult, complicated and at times risky. It calls for purposeful and often daring activity. It is an undertaking that is coherent in intent and thrilling in execution. This is the experience of leaders at all levels who have achieved success in the transformation of schools. Drawing widely on... more...

  • Re-Imagining Educational Leadershipby Brian J Caldwell

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00

    Drawing widely on evidence from around the world, this book provides recommendations for policy-makers and practitioners seeking a new image of the educational leader: one who secures high levels of achievement for all students in all settings. more...

  • The Future Of Schoolsby Brian J. Caldwell; Don Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    This text provides an analysis of the efforts to establish systems of self-managing schools around the world. The core of this book is the description of the transformation of the education system in the state of Victoria, Australia, from dependence in a highly centralized and bureaucratized structure to one that values local decision making and the... more...

  • Beyond the Self-Managing Schoolby Brian Caldwell; Jim M. Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    This text examines how education is changing and outlines what is desirable and workable. The authors suggest clear guidelines for policy-makers and practitioners. more...

  • Raising the Stakesby Brian J. Caldwell; Jim Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Breaking new ground by showing how to deploy all available resources ? from finance to staff to culture to other organisations, Raising the Stakes provides an understanding of the breadth of resources that are needed in order to provide a quality education to all students. more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools?by Brian J. Caldwell; Jessica Harris

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 39.95

    Expectations have been raised in Australia and comparable countries for an ?education revolution? that will secure success for all students in all settings. Such a revolution must ensure the alignment of educational outcomes, the skills required for a strong economy, and the needs of a harmonious society. Why not the Best Schools? offers a ten-point,... more...

  • Transforming Education through the Artsby Brian Caldwell; Tanya Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95

    Provides illustrations from around the world of how the arts have transformed learning for disengaged students. Strategies for policy and practice are provided that leave no doubt about the ?why? and the ?how?. more...

  • The Return Of The Mentorby Brian J. Caldwell; Earl M.A. Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95

    A book on the good practise of mentoring which considers the roles of the mentor-mentee in changing workplaces affected by external forces including technology, the economy and the dismantling of middle- management structures and offers guidelines for those who seek good practise. more...

  • The Self-Managing Schoolby Brian J. Caldwell; Jim M. Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Offers a model for self-management based on research in effective schools. Guidelines and illustrations based on successful adoption are offered throughout. The aim is quality in education, with the beneficiary being the pupil. more...

  • Leading the Self-Managing Schoolby Brian J. Caldwell; Jim M. Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This work is a sequel to The Self-Managing School and deals with leadership responsibilities on two levels - as head of a school responsible for local management and as a director in a Local Education Authority responsible, in turn, for the more...