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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99
Today?s school principals are charged with the responsibility of creating learning organizations that emphasize success for all students. Framing decisions in standards that are grounded in research and best practice, this book provides a structure for learning and growth for both current and aspiring principals. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
First published in 1967, this book looks at what the role of a headteacher should be, challenging the traditional views of the head and the authoritarian structure of schools. Contributors explore new concepts of the head?s role in school and authors include both theorists and headteachers coming from various backgrounds including those that are historical,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
It is only through effective leadership actions that principals can become outstanding leaders. By building relationships that value all stakeholders?including teachers, students, parents, and community members?your actions will lead to a thriving school. This book provides you with the tools for emphasizing shared purpose, caring, integrity, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
In today?s world, we?re often overwhelmed by our digital devices, stacks of paper, and constant interruptions. Get Organized! outlines a complete organizational system for the busy school leader. Providing you with simple tools and techniques to bring order and control to your personal and professional life, this book will increase your productivity... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40
Preparing Principals for a Changing World provides a hands-on resource for creating and implementing effective policies and programs for developing expert school leaders. Written by acclaimed author and educator Linda Darling-Hammond and experts Debra Meyerson, Michelle LaPointe, and Margaret Terry Orr, this important book examines the characteristics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95
This is an account of how a principal combines the rational and emotional components of leadership to lead the transformation of a school. Most attempts at reform come from the outside, with people wishing to impose a curriculum and benchmarks; this book assumes that schools can transform themselves, but only when those involved in schools (especially... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
Being an effective headteacher requires a combination of leadership skills. What does an aspiring head need to know to win the ?headship game?? Tessa Atton and Brian Fiddler focus on particular pressure points and key issues that can be particularly problematic and suggest ways of dealing with them. Comparisons are made between headships and chief... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95
Education reform continues to be a dominating feature of education in the UK and many other countries throughout the world. As a result of this, it is now more important than ever that headteachers and school managers develop the skills which enable them to manage their new responsibilities effectively. In School Leadership in the 21st Century... more...
- ASCD 2002; US$ 25.95
What makes a good educational leader? How can you be one? Is a job candidate an effective leader who can work with students and staff in your school or district? According to author Jeffrey Glanz, each of us has natural leadership abilities. Although no single leadership style is better than another, matching a person?s style with an assignment leads... more...