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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Breaking Away from the Corporate Modelby Rocky Wallace

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 32.99

    This book emphasizes the need to understand how the corporate mentality and impersonal business of school can easily get in the way of the heart of teaching and learning. more...

  • School Bond Successby Carleton R. Holt

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 45.99

    Many school buildings across America are falling apart due to age or lack of maintenance. Others are outmoded and do not meet the needs of modern educational programs and curricula. Unfortunately, school administrators and boards of education have found it increasingly difficult to obtain the funding necessary to correct facility problems in their... more...

  • Small Schools, Big Ideasby Mara Benitez; Jill Davidson; Laura Flaxman; Ted Sizer; Nancy Faust Sizer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.93

    Small Schools, Big Ideas shows how the principle-based and equity-focused model from the Coalition of Essential Schools (CES) can be used to redesign existing schools and create new schools that prepare students for this century's challenges and opportunities. Filled with inspirational stories and illustrative examples from schools that have successfully... more...