Leading Professional Development in Education OU Reader

Leading Professional Development in Education OU Reader

By: Elizabeth Bird (editor), John Butcher (editor), Bob Moon (editor)Paperback

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This book provides a rich range of case studies and theoretical and methodological perspectives on the practical leadership tasks that underpin educational change. Section 1 focuses on the nature of professional learning and the policy context in which educational reform takes place. Section 2 explores the forms of leadership relevant to the differing contexts of professional development. Section 3 explores mentoring, peer coaching, team and group work. These processes are examined through international experience and by reference to work in other professions. Section 4 analyses the experience of evidence based work in medicine and the health service and the potential of applying this to education. The section reviews contested views on this theme. Section 5 looks at the potential role that interactive technologies can play in professional development.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 19/10/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780415243827
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780415243827
  • weight: 589
  • ISBN10: 0415243823

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