This book will help educational leaders and aspiring educational leaders to examine their own values and practice.
About the Author
Michael Bottery is Professor of Education at the University of Hull. He has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Seattle Pacific, and Noted Scholar at the University of British Columbia, and Chair of the UK Standing Conference for Research into Education, Leadership and Management for 2004-5. He has taught and lectured in North America, the Far East, the Caribbean, and in various parts of Europe. This is his seventh book.
Table of Contents
The Book's IntentionsShifting Frames of Reference: The Need for Ecological LeadershipPART ONE: SETTING THE CONTEXTThe Global ChallengeThe Impact of Commodification and FragmentationThe Impact of Standardization and ControlPART TWO: EXAMINING THE IMPACTThe Impact on TrustThe Impact on Truth and MeaningThe Impact on IdentityPART THREE: BEGINNING A RESPONSELearning Communities in a World of Control and FragmentationProfessionals at the CrossroadModels of Educational Leadership