Leading and Managing People in Education (Education Leadership for Social Justice 3rd Revised edition)

Leading and Managing People in Education (Education Leadership for Social Justice 3rd Revised edition)

By: Tony Bush (author), David Middlewood (author)Paperback

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'This cutting-edge publication is drawn on international research and practice, and undoubtedly encourages reflection and personal development. The authors are experts in the field of education leadership and management.' - Professor Raj Mestry, University of Johannesburg The Third Edition of this successful and respected book covers leadership and management of people at all levels in educational organisations. It contains up-to-date research and literature, covering the entire spectrum of educational institutions. This new and revised edition: deals with issues such as succession planning, leadership development and diversity has an enhanced focus on international trends, examples and research acknowledges the changing English context, including the shift to system leadership, academies and free schools covers changes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland The book will be of great interest to postgraduate students, researchers and academics; candidates on professional leadership qualifications; middle and senior managers, and aspiring leaders in schools and colleges. Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Warwick, UK and Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. David Middlewood is a Research Fellow at The University of Warwick.

About Author

Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Nottingham, and previously held professorial positions at the universities of Leicester, Reading, Lincoln, and Warwick. He is a vice-president and Council member of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) and was awarded the Society's Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He has been the editor of the Society's international academic journal, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership (EMAL) since 2002. He is also a Fellow of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). Tony has published more than 90 refereed journal articles, and 30 books, including his best-selling `Theories of Educational Leadership and Management', which is now in its fourth edition and has been translated into several languages. His extensive international work includes consultancy, research external examining, and invited keynote presentations, in 22 countries on all six continents. David Middlewood is currently a part-time Research Fellow at the Centre for Educational Studies in the University of Warwick, having previously worked at the University of Lincoln and the University of Leicester where he was Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. Prior to working in Higher Education, David taught in schools for many years, culminating in the principalship of a comprehensive secondary school for nine years, where awards were won for creative arts and equal opportunities. He has taught and researched extensively in the UK and also in various countries in Europe and Africa, being a visiting professor in New Zealand and in South Africa. David has written and edited more than twenty books, many on people leadership and management, strategic leadership, appraisal, practitioner research and some recent research includes work on high performing teams, support staff and student voice. He was co-editor of two professional journals for both primary and secondary school leaders for over six years. He recently co-authored a book on the leadership of groups of schools and his current work (with Ian Abbott) concerns leadership of learning for disadvantaged pupils.

Contents

PART ONE: SETTING THE SCENE The Context for Leadership and Management Models of Educational Leadership Leading and Managing the Whole Workforce PART TWO: KEY CONCEPTS Organizational Cultures Organizational Structure and Roles Leading and Managing for Diversity Motivation and Job Satisfaction Leading and Managing through Teams PART THREE: KEY PROCESSES Recruitment and Selection Induction and Retention Mentoring and Coaching Leading and Managing People for Performance Organizational Learning and Professional Development Succession Planning and Leadership Development Author index Subject index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446256527
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781446256527
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 1446256529
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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