The Moral Imperative of School Leadership / Edition 1

The Moral Imperative of School Leadership / Edition 1

by Michael Fullan
     
 

The plummeting conditions under which school principals work, and the soaring demands being put upon them, convinced Fullan (education, U. of Toronto) that the advice to them in his 1997 What's Worth Fighting For was no longer adequate. Primarily for school principals and heads, but also policy makers, he argues that leaders with a moral imperative can realizeSee more details below

Overview

The plummeting conditions under which school principals work, and the soaring demands being put upon them, convinced Fullan (education, U. of Toronto) that the advice to them in his 1997 What's Worth Fighting For was no longer adequate. Primarily for school principals and heads, but also policy makers, he argues that leaders with a moral imperative can realize it only by developing leadership in others. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761938736
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
347,038
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.27(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Consulting Description

Consulting Description: Leadership

Michael Fullan, Order of Canada, is professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He served as special adviser in education to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty from 2003 to 2013, and now serves as one of four advisers to Premier Kathleen Wynne. Michael has been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, University of Leicester, Nipissing University, Duquesne University, and The Hong Kong Institute of Education. He consults with governments and school systems in several countries.

Fullan has won numerous awards for his more than 30 books, including the 2015 Grawemeyer prize with Andy Hargreaves for Professional Capital. His books include the best sellers Leading in a Culture of Change, The Six Secrets of Change, Change Leader, All Systems Go, Motion Leadership, and The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact. His latest books are Evaluating and Assessing Tools in the Digital Swamp (with Katelyn Donnelly), Leadership: Key Competencies (with Lyle Kirtman), and Freedom to Change. To learn more, visit his website at www.michaelfullan.ca.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
About the Author
Dedication
1Changing the Context1
The Public Schools We Need3
The Principals and Teachers We Need5
2Barriers to School Leadership13
Self-Imposed Barriers17
System-Imposed Barriers21
3The Moral Imperative at the School Level29
Level 1: Making a Difference in Individuals31
Level 2: Making a Difference in the School31
The Emerging Image of the Moral Imperative of the Principalship41
4Making a Difference Beyond the School47
Level 3: Making a Difference Regionally50
Level 4: School Leadership and Society59
5How to Get There: The Individual and the System61
The Individual62
The System71
References81
Index85

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