Improving School through Teacher Leadership / Edition 1

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Overview

The central message in this book is that teachers play a critical role in leading improvement in the classroom and school level and that this form of leadership contributes directly to raising achievement among learners. It considers the implications of teacher leadership for teachers' professional development and focuses on ways in which this important form of leadership can be fostered and enhanced.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335208821
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/30/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,324,101
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Alma Harris is Director of the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick. Daniel Muijs is also at the Institute of Education within University of Warwick.

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Series Editors' Preface

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part One: Teacher Leadership: Theoretical Background

Chapter 1 Teacher Leadership

Chapter 2 Distributed Leadership

Part Two: Enhancing Teacher Leadership

Chapter 4 Building Professional Learning Communities

Chapter 5 Meaningful Professional Development

Chapter 6 Generating and supporting Teacher Leadership

Part Three: Recent Studies and Evidence

Chapter 7 Teacher Leadership and Teacher Effectiveness

Chapter 8 Teacher Leadership and Differential Effectiveness

Chapter 9 Teacher-led School Improvement: A Research Study

Chapter 10 Successful Teacher Leadership

Chapter 11 Emergent Teacher leadership

Chapter 12 Restricted Teacher Leadership

Part Four: Future Directions for Teacher Leadership

Chapter 13 Nurturing Teacher Leadership

Chapter 14 Improving Schools through Teacher Leadership

References

Index

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