"When the standardization movement has run its course, Jerry Starratt’s Refocusing School Leadership will be the shining light for a renewal of the human spirit in schools. His focus on education as the true and primary function within human development could well become our field’s signature pedagogy."
Fenwick W. English, R. Wendell Eaves Senior Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"This exceptional book reminds us that the best leaders are deeply concerned with the human condition and that they understand the importance of building powerful relationships. This book exudes moral purpose and it draws upon the essential humanity in all of us to make a difference."
Alma Harris, Professor and Pro-Director of Educational Leadership, Institute of Education, University of London, UK