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- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 46.00
Self renewing schools, where students and staff are involved in ongoing inquiry, has long since been an ideal in education. The authors regard this as a challenge which can be confronted positively, believing that enough knowledge exists to develop a fresh structure of school improvement - and one which is likely to succeed. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 46.00
Within the context of 'learning age' and the Teacher Training Agency's National Standards, this book explores many of the key issues facing those both aspiring to and already involved in leadership and management, whether at middle or senior levels. It also evaluates issues central to leadership in a variety of professional educational settings. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 46.00
Examines the types of leadership that are likely to be productive in creating and sustaining such schools. Based on a long term study of 'transformational' leadership in school restructuring contexts, the chapters in this book offer a readable account of such leadership grounded in a body of empirical evidence. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.00
Reviewing findings from international work and from a major study conducted in Scotland, the Improving School Effectiveness Project, this book builds up a picture of what effectiveness is, how it can be measured, and what it means for teachers, parents and pupils. It is useful for teachers, heads, inspectors, and policy-makers. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Every school a great school' is an aspiration for the next stage of education reform. This book argues that, for 'every school a great school' to become a reality, requires a move from individual school improvement efforts to a system-wide response that seeks to re-establish a balance between national prescription and schools leading reform. more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 37.00
`This is an important book for anyone who is serious about introducing or sustaining democratic leadership in schools. Busy practitioners will get much from it by going straight to the chapters about how democratic leadership could be made to work`- Kate Myers, Times Educational Supplement `I found this an interesting and stimulating book. The... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 47.00
This book explores the limits to rational management. The authors develop the idea of organizational irony as a central concept for analyzing and explaining management activity in a managerialist environment. Drawing on international research as well as their own extensive experience in educational organizations, the authors show that effectiveness... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 38.00
Copublished with Corwin Press This resource for prospective and practicing school leaders presents a model for leadership development, selection, and succession, and describes the intellectual "tool kit" that leaders can develop. more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 36.95
'One of the great things about Brent Davies? books is that they combine rigorous research with practical reality. Leading the Strategically Focused School is no exception. Indeed in this text Brent has surpassed himself in drawing on the two decades of research underpinning his concept of Strategic Leadership and then relating it to the current... more...