Leadership and Leading Teams in the Lifelong Learning Sector (Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector Series)

Leadership and Leading Teams in the Lifelong Learning Sector (Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector Series)

By: Susan Wallace (author), Jonathan Gravells (author)Paperback

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This book contains guidance, support and training materials for those in leadership roles throughout the Lifelong Learning sector. Addressing key aspects of the occupational standards for Leadership and Management in FE, it examines the role and purpose of leadership through the use of lively case-studies and by presenting current, useful theory in an accessible way. It explains and evaluates leadership styles, giving practical advice and encouraging the reader to analyse their own leadership practice. In addition, it looks at how leaders - at every level - can contribute towards transforming their organisation.

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About Author

Susan Wallace is Professor of Continuing Education at Nottingham Trent University. She previously taught for ten years in Further Education and has worked in a local authority advisory role for post-16 education. She is the author of a number of books, including Teaching, Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector and Managing Behaviour in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Jonathan Gravells, MA (Cantab), MSc is a management consultant specialising in organisation development and change. Before setting up his own company he held senior management posts in Human Resources in the food and drink and engineering industries. He is a trained coach and mentor with many years experience of developing effective leaders and teams. He is co-author of a previous book with Susan Wallace, Mentoring in Further Education.


Acknowledgement Introduction Are leaders born or made? Connecting with people Instinct for opportunity Telling a compelling story Developing self and teams 1: Reflective leadership Developing self and teams 2: Creating capability Making things happen Staying positive Flexibility in leading change Joined-up leadership Appendix: Winterhill College organisation chart References and further reading Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/03/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781844450831
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781844450831
  • weight: 293
  • ISBN10: 184445083X

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