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  • Democratic Leadership in Educationby Philip Arthur Woods

    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...

  • Educational Leadershipby Eric Hoyle; Mike Wallace

    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...

  • Schools on the Edgeby John MacBeath; John M Gray; Jane Cullen; David Frost; Susan Steward; Sue Swaffield

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 36.00

    'An ideal text for challenging the thinking of those studying for NPQH… The conclusion by the authors suggests nine major points to consider if improvement for schools in extremely challenging circumstances is to happen and be sustained. These 'nine lesson for policy makers' are very frank and pertinent points, let's hope at least some of our policy... more...

  • Teaching Leaders to Lead Teachersby Saran Donahoo; Richard C. Hunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 139.99

    Addresses some of the issues that affect school leadership by providing insights into the state of educational administration in the hope of demystifying or dismissing some of the popular assumptions regarding what really takes place in the administration office. more...

  • Leadership and Diversityby Jacky Lumby; Marianne Coleman

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 51.00

    'What makes this book stand out in the crowd is the engaging approach the authors have taken to present their argument and the novel treatment they offer of diversity and diversity management…a must-read for anyone in a leadership position or interested in investigating education leadership and diversity' - Gender and Education 'The authors... more...

  • Values for Educational Leadershipby Graham Haydon

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 38.00

    `If you are intending to embark upon or support others taking part in any of the programmes of the National College for School Leadership I would definitely keep this book close by' - Cliff Jones, CPD Update What are values? Where do our values come from? How do our values make a difference to education? For educational leaders to achieve... more...

  • The Practice and Theory of School Improvementby David Hopkins

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 49.85

    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...