The Challenges of Educational Leadership

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Overview

This book will help educational leaders and aspiring educational leaders to examine their own values and practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412900812
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/6/2004
  • Series: Leading Teachers, Leading Schools Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Bottery is Professor of Education at the University of Hull. He has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Seattle Pacific, and Noted Scholar at the University of British Columbia, and Chair of the UK Standing Conference for Research into Education, Leadership and Management for 2004-5. He has taught and lectured in North America, the Far East, the Caribbean, and in various parts of Europe. This is his seventh book.
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Table of Contents

The Book's Intentions
Shifting Frames of Reference: The Need for Ecological Leadership
PART ONE: SETTING THE CONTEXT
The Global Challenge
The Impact of Commodification and Fragmentation
The Impact of Standardization and Control
PART TWO: EXAMINING THE IMPACT
The Impact on Trust
The Impact on Truth and Meaning
The Impact on Identity
PART THREE: BEGINNING A RESPONSE
Learning Communities in a World of Control and Fragmentation
Professionals at the Crossroad
Models of Educational Leadership
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