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- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 679.00
This book explores the rich contextual nature of learning and the role of school leaders and leadership development in promoting it. It concludes that inserting the preposition ?for? between the terms ?leadership? and ?learning? forces a useful wider perspective. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 49.95
This highly detailed study maps four decades of evolution of the concept of what constitutes effective school leadership. It analyses the theoretical background to these developments and advocates the utility of thinking of a ?lean? form of school leadership that is comparable to the concept of ?meta-control?. A wide-ranging survey of the empirical... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00
This book develops a conceptual framework for researching learning in, and on, practice. It demonstrates the value of theorizing practice, learning and change, as well as exploring the connections between them amid evolving social and institutional structures. more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 30.99
In this innovative workbook, you?ll be expertly guided through The Flourishing Principals . Eight strengths-based, solution-focused strategies for self-renewal are designed to support principals like you. More than 70 well-crafted writing prompts guide you to self-renewal. Each is illustrated with the voice of a flourishing principal who has embodied... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 69.99
Within the educational system, the role of assistant principal is vital. This book comprehensively examines two areas which are core to educational leadership theory and practice: assistant principals and the passage from teaching to administration. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Develop the skills you need to communicate effectively and in ways that motivate your faculty towards success. Written especially for principals and other administrators, this book will empower you to communicate well as you work to promote a student-centered environment best suited to schoolwide achievement. 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 2012; US$ 50.95
School leaders are increasingly called upon to pursue meaningful partnerships with families and community groups, yet many leaders are unprepared to meet the challenges of partnerships, to cross cultural boundaries, or to be accountable to the community. Alliances are needed among educators, families, and community groups that value relationship building,... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 13.85
This book is a major contribution to school improvement and explains what VT is and how it works to raise standards, re-invigorate the aspiration gene and so make schools more fun. It returns schools to a process of effective learning relationships and explains why VT is cultural transformation that raises standards and reinvigorates teaching and... more...