Leadership in Education.Series: Centre for Educational Leadership and ManagementPublisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (190 pages)Content type:
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Cover Page -- Dedication -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of figure and tables -- Series editor's foreword -- Tony Bush -- Preface -- Mark Brundrett, Neil Burton and Robert Smith -- Notes on contributors -- List of abbreviations -- Section A: Conceptualising leadership -- 1 Leadership in learning-centred schools: cultural context, functions and qualities -- Clive Dimmock -- 2 Leadership's place in a community of practice -- Peter Gronn -- 3 Gender in educational leadership -- Marianne Coleman -- Section B: Developing leaders, developing leadership -- 4 Biography and the study of school leader careers: towards a humanistic approach -- Peter Ribbins -- 5 Models of leadership development: learning from international experience and research -- Ray Bolam -- 6 The National College for School Leadership: its role in developing leaders -- Peter Newton -- Section C: Teachers as leaders -- 7 Teacher leadership: its nature, development, and impact on schools and students -- Kenneth Leithwood -- 8 Teacher leadership: prospects and possibilities -- Helen M. Gunter -- 9 Effective leadership for war and peace -- Clive Harber and Lynn Davies -- Section D: Perspectives on leadership in practice -- 10 Leading high-performing schools -- Mark Brundrett and Neil Burton -- 11 Leadership in further education -- Graham Peeke -- 12 Leadership in UK higher education -- David Watson -- Index.
`Leadership in education is receiving increasing attention, and this text contributes much to the debate. A useful text that will appeal to a wide audience of senior managers, teachers, programme designers and researchers' - Learning and Skills Research `If one were on a fact-finding mission to gain insight into leadership thought and practice in education, then this book is an excellent resource' - Education News `This book makes an excellent contribution to the current debate on Educational Leadership. It blends theory with practice and provides an important resource for many aspects of leadership development programmes at a variety of levels. The book will appeal to the academic reader, the postgraduate student and those involved in providing leadership courses at a professional level. There is an international perspective on the analysis of leadership theory and practice, integrating examples from a variety of cultural settings and exploring education at all phases from primary to higher' - Stephen Merrill, Edge Hill College of Higher Education, Journal of In-Service Education `Leadership in Education offers an excellent analysis of the current debate: well informed on research and practice, positive but critical. It is particularly strong on what it calls "the railway-bookstall offerings of context-independent leadership"…. There is a great deal of practical wisdom within these very accessible pages' - Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement This book deals with leadership in all sectors, from primary to higher education. It presents an international perspective on the analysis of leadership theory and practice, with the integration of exemplars from different cultural settings. The authors provide a wide range of conceptual perspectives on leadership. Themes include: - the efficacy of centralized versus distributed concepts of
leadership - the contrast between competency and academic models of leadership development - the contradistinction between functionalist and democratic models of leadership. These themes are developed in four sections: - Conceptualization - Leadership development - Teachers as leaders - Leadership in practice Contributors include: Clive Dimmock, Peter Gronn, Marianne Coleman, Peter Ribbins, Ray Bolam, Peter Newton, Kenneth Leithwood, Helen Gunter, Lynn Davis, Clive Harber and Graham Peeke This book is recommended to all involved in educational management, particularly to students, teachers, researchers, policy makers and educational administrators. The Centre for Educational Leadership and Management series, edited by Tony Bush, examines the impact of the many changes in the management of schools and colleges, drawing on empirical evidence. The approach if analytical rather than descriptive and generates conclusions about the most effective ways of managing schools on the basis of research evidence.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.