Written by leading academics, this volume provides an overview of key contemporary themes in educational leadership. It focuses on developing professional capacity, organisational improvement and the implementation of change, looking at theoretical frameworks and concepts, recent research studies, and case examples of effective practice. Divided into three parts, the book covers: - Leading learning and learner leadership, including the relationship between leadership and student learning, international research and notions of student voice. - Change processes, considering distributed leadership, resources to support learning, and the links between accountability and organisational improvement. - Leading professional development for educational contexts including: concepts of professional identities; formal, informal and alternative forms of professional learning and development; and professional communities of practice. Designed to encourage critical analysis and debate, this volume will be a useful resource for postgraduate and professional development courses in educational leadership and for practitioners.
It is a companion to Educational Leadership: context, strategy and collaboration, also published by Sage.
Introduction - Margaret Preedy PART ONE: LEADING LEARNERS AND LEARNER LEADERSHIP Introduction - Pete Bradshaw Leadership for Learning - Sue Swaffield and John MacBeath Leadership and Student Learning: What Works and How - Kenneth Leithwood Teacher Leadership and Organisational Development - Alma Harris The Impact of Leadership on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Differential Effects of Leadership Types - Viviane M. J. Robinson, Claire A. Lloyd and Kenneth J. Rowe Trust and Educational Leadership: Comparing the Development and Role of Trust between U S and Ugandan School Administrators - Pamela R. Hallam et al Coming to Terms with 'Voice' - Pat Thomson Schools, Teachers and Curriculum Change: A Balancing Act? - Mark Priestley PART TWO: WORKING AS A CHANGE AGENT Introduction - Margaret Preedy Educational Change: Implementation and Continuation - Michael Fullan Teaching and the Change Wars: The Professionalism Hypothesis - Linda Darling-Hammond School Leadership in an Age of Accountability: Tensions between Managerial and Professional Accountability - Jorunn Moller Distributing Leadership to Improve Outcomes for Students - Helen S. Timperley Change from the Middle? Exploring Middle Manager Strategic and Sense-Making Agency in Public Services - Raymond Caldwell Managing Resources to Support Learning - Rosalind Levacic PART THREE: LEADING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Introduction - Marion Cartwright From Simplicism to Complexity in Leadership Identity and Preparation: Exploring the Lineage and Dark Secrets - Jacky Lumby and Fenwick English Revisiting Informal and Incidental Learning as a Vehicle for Professional Learning and Development - Victoria J. Marsick, Karen E. Watkins, and Barbara Lovin Leading Professional Learning Communities - Louise Stoll Leadership Development - Tony Bush Mentoring and Coaching Programmes for the Professional Development of School Leaders - Bruce G. Barnett and Gary R. O'Mahony Myriad Professional Identities: The Challenge for Leading Professional Development in the Further Education Context? - Marion Cartwright Conclusion - Margaret Preedy Index
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