The School Leader's Toolkit: Practical Strategies for Leading and Managing

The School Leader's Toolkit: Practical Strategies for Leading and Managing

By: Mary Dawe (editor)Hardback

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'This is a practical, down-to-earth toolkit for a wide range of leadership areas, and the authors helpfully include practical examples and reflective exercises. Any new leader will appreciate this book' -Gillian Gee, GL Education 'This engaging and very practical book shows how leadership and management should "work" to help meet the challenge of raising pupil achievement' -Professor Peter Earley, Institute of Education This accessible and jargon-free book addresses key everyday topics faced by practising leaders. Providing hands-on examples and advice, the book shows you how to handle difficult decisions, resolve conflict, and prepare for Ofsted. Each chapter, written by a specialist in the area, contains: - bulleted chapter objectives - vignettes, thinking points, student quotes - case studies, figures and tables - ideas for best practice - further book and web reading This guide caters for leaders at any level, especially those undertaking further professional development and practice-based assessment. It will also be valuable to entry-level Master's students, and anyone on NPQH, Leadership Pathways and national programmes for headteachers and academy principals. Until recently Mary Dawe was Head of Leadership Development at The London Centre for Leadership in Learning at The Institute of Education, University of London. She is now an independent consultant.

About Author

Until recently Mary Dawe was Head of Leadership Development at The London Centre for Leadership in Learning at The Institute of Education, University of London. She is now an independent consultant.

Contents

PART ONE: LEADING AND MANAGING THE SCHOOL WORKFORCE Leading and Managing People - Mary Dawe Well-Being in Educational Settings - Domini Bingham Conflict Resolution - Linda Trapnell Leading Professional Learning and Development - Carol Taylor Leading Support Staff - Pauline Lyons PART TWO: LEADING AND MANAGING WITHIN THE SCHOOL Leading and Managing Finance - Douglas MacIldowie Managing Data - Jenny Francis Leading the Curriculum - Tom Cragg Leading and Managing Change - Sue Hellman Leading and Managing in an Inclusive Environment - Louise Ishani, Elvira Gregory and Karla Martin Using Teacher-Led Research for School Improvement - Kim Insley PART THREE: LOOKING OUTWARDS Preparing for OfSTED - Barbara and Graham Saltmarsh Creating Effective Networks - Caroline Dargan

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446201916
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781446201916
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 1446201910

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