Effective Educational Leadership / Edition 1

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Overview

This book is an essential for providers and students of postgraduate level courses in educational management resource and for leadership development provision for head teacher induction programs, NPQH and LPSH. It is also suitable for short courses and for practitioners occupying or aspiring to leadership roles in schools, colleges and other educational organizations.

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Meet the Author

Dr Megan Crawford is Professor and Director of Plymouth Institute of Education and was formerly Reader in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge and Deputy Head of the Faculty. . Her research encompasses principal preparation, teacher development, and emotion and leadership. She teaches on Masters and Doctoral programme and is especially interested in the relationship between theory and practice. Megan is a National Leader of Governance in England, and has been a governor at six primary and secondary schools. She is currently Chair of Governors of an outstanding secondary school which she has been with since it was a green field. She is on the Executive of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS www.belmas.org.uk.), and was its Chair from 2009-11 Megan has worked internationally in diverse places including Canada, Japan, and Iceland. Megan’s previous book on emotion and leadership was published in 2009.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Nigel Bennett, Megan Crawford and Marion Cartwright
PART ONE: THE CURRENT CONTEXT OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP: POLICY AND VALUES
Leadership in Education - Bill Mulford
Losing Sight of Our Interests
The Lifeworld at the Centre - T J Sergiovanni
Values and Actions in Educational Leadership
PART TWO: UNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Leadership Theory Reviewed - Melissa Horner
Structure, Culture and Power in Organizations - Nigel Bennett
Inventive Management and Wise Leadership - Megan Crawford
Networks, Cognition and Management of Tacit Knowledge - Mie Augier and Morten Thanning Vendel[sl]o
The Arts of Leadership - K Grint
PART THREE: PREPARATION FOR LEADERSHIP
Mission Possible? An International Analysis of Head Teacher/Principal Training - Brian Caldwell, Gerald Calnin and Wendy Cahill
Effective Training for Subject Leaders - Alma Harris, Hugh Busher and Christine Wise
Conflict and Change - Michael F Di Paola
Daily Challenges for School Leaders
Management Development and a Mismatch of Objectives - Graeme Currie
The Culture Change Process in the NHS
PART FOUR: PRACTISING LEADERSHIP
Effective Leaders and Effective Schools - Kathryn Riley and John Mac Beath
Fostering Teacher Leadership - Kenneth Leithwood, Doris Jantzi and Rosanne Steinbach
Critical Studies on Men, Masculinities and Management - David L Collinson and Jeff Hearn
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on School Leadership - Miles T Bryant
Themes from Native American Interviews
Managing Ambiguity in Further Education - Denis Gleeson and Farzana Shain
Between Hierarchical Control and Collegiality - David Hellawell and Nick Hancock
The Academic Middle Manager in Higher Education
PART FIVE: DILEMMAS IN LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
The Emotional Side of Leadership - Rick Ginsberg and Timothy Gray Davies
Leadership Challenges and Ethical Dilemmas in Front-Line Organizations - Patrick Duignan and Victoria Collins

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