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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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    The broad approach of local management of schools or self-managing schools is now widely accepted. In Britain, there is even consensus between the three major political parties that the approach should be continued and extended. A key issue, though, is what comes next for self- managing schools? Drawing on their work and experience in research consultancy,... more...

  • Transforming Education Through the Artsby Brian Caldwell; Tanya Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95

    This timely book takes up the challenge of maintaining programs in the arts in the face of unrelenting pressure from two directions; the increasing focus on literacy and numeracy in schools, teamed with the cut-backs in public funding that often affect the arts most severely. Drawing on the wealth of evidence already available on the impact of... more...

  • Raising the Stakesby Brian J. Caldwell; Jim Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Raising the Stakes provides an understanding of the breadth of resources that are needed in order to provide a quality education to all students so that every individual, organisation and institution can become a stakeholder in the enterprise. This comprehensive book draws on best practice in several countries to show how resources can be allocated... more...

  • Changing Schools in an Era of Globalizationby John Chi-Kin Lee; Brian J. Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses education within the context of globalization and examines... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95

    This is a book on the good practice of mentoring written by scholars and practitioners in education, health and industry. It 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... 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 loca management and as a director in a Local Education Authority responsible more...