Subject Leadership and School Improvement

Subject Leadership and School Improvement

by Hugh Busher, Alma Harris, Alma Harris, Christine Wise
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761966218

ISBN-13: 9780761966210

Pub. Date: 02/05/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through the creation of national subject leader standards (NPQSL).

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Overview

Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through the creation of national subject leader standards (NPQSL).

Subject Leadership and School Improvement reflects critically on the work of subject and curriculum leaders especially in schools in England and Wales, that is, those within the policy framework of The National Curriculum and the Teacher Training Agency. The book debates the functions of subject leaders in primary and secondary schools, using current researc

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761966210
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/05/2001
Series:
Published in association with the British Educational Leadership and Management Society Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: STRATEGIC DIRECTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF A SUBJECT AREA
Managing Change within the Subject Area
Managing Federal and Confederate Departments in Schools
Leading and Co-ordinating Diffuse Subject Areas
PART TWO: TEACHING AND LEARNING
Being a Curriculum Leader
Helping Colleagues to Improve Learning
Improving Teaching and Learning within the Subject Area
Developing Professional Networks
Working with Parents and Communities to Enhance Students' Learning
PART THREE: LEADING AND MANAGING STAFF
The Subject Leader as a Middle Manager
Cultures of Leadership and Professional Autonomy
Managing Self, Developing Others
Professional Development and Action Enquiry
PART FOUR: EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE DEPLOYMENT OF STAFF AND RESOURCES
Planning Development and Resource Utilization to Improve Students' Learning
Working with Support and Supply Staff to Improve School Performance
Subject Leadership and School Improvement

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