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  • Handbook of Data-Based Decision Making in Educationby Theodore Kowalski; Thomas J. Lasley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 120.95

    Education has fought long and hard to gain acceptance as a profession and, since professionals by definition use data to shape the decisions they make, education has little choice but to continue moving in this direction. This 3-part handbook represents a major contribution to the literature of education. It is a unique compendium of the most original... more...

  • The Practice and Theory of School Improvementby David Hopkins

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 49.95

    ANDY HARGREAVES Department of Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction Lynch School of Education, Boston College, MA, U.S.A. ANN LIEBERMAN Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA, U.S.A. MICHAEL FULLAN Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada DAVID HOPKINS Department for Education and... more...

  • Building Teachers’ Capacity for Successby Pete Hall; Alisa Simeral

    ASCD 2008; US$ 29.95

    An award-winning principal and an instructional coach from turn-around schools share what to look for, do, and say in order to nurture teachers’ individual strengths and help them reach new levels of professional success and satisfaction. more...

  • Leading and Learningby Fred Steven Brill

    Stenhouse Publishers 2008; US$ 23.99

    Faced with a vast list of roles and responsibilities and answering to a broad array of stakeholders, school administrators can feel like they must constantly play the role of invincible superhero. Rarely do they have the opportunity to engage in the kind of reflection, inquiry, and collegial sharing that is so effective in teacher professional development.... more...

  • Leadership Mindsetsby Linda Kaser; Judy Halbert

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    The evidence is clear - school leaders make a difference to the learning of the pupils they serve. And yet, not all leaders have the same degree of impact. What are the factors that make the difference to student learning? Why are some leaders able to raise student achievement in schools in the most challenging circumstances whilst other leaders struggle... more...

  • International Handbook on the Preparation and Development of School Leadersby Jacky Lumby; Gary M. Crow; Petros Pashiardis

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 125.95

    Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), the British Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration Society (BELMAS), and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM), this is the first book to provide a comprehensive and comparative review of what is known about the preparation... more...

  • Leading School-based Networksby Mark Hadfield; Christopher Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    The persistent challenge of achieving excellence and equity within education systems has renewed interest in generating context-specific solutions through localised school networks. But how can successful school networks be developed? Based around the lifecycle of a network, this book traces the development of a network from its initial inception,... more...

  • Emotional Dimensions of Educational Administration and Leadershipby Eugenie A. Samier; Michèle Schmidt

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Emotional Dimensions of Educational Administration and Leadership explores foundational theories for emotional dimensions of educational administration and leadership as they influence our understanding, analysis and practice in the field. It covers a broad range of topics, such as ethics, authority, personality, social justice, gender discrimination,... more...

  • Reinventing Public Educationby Paul Hill; Lawrence C. Pierce; James W. Guthrie

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    A heated debate is raging over our nation?s public schools and how they should be reformed, with proposals ranging from imposing national standards to replacing public education altogether with a voucher system for private schools. Combining decades of experience in education, the authors propose an innovative approach to solving the problems... more...

  • Distributed Leadership According to the Evidenceby Kenneth Leithwood; Blair Mascall; Tiiu Strauss

    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...