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The Principles of Educational Leadership & Management / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781848602106
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/05/2010
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Nottingham, and previously held professorial positions at the universities of Leicester, Reading, Lincoln, and Warwick. He is a vice-president and Council member of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) and was awarded the Society’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He has been the editor of the Society’s international academic journal, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership (EMAL) since 2002. He is also a Fellow of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). Tony has published more than 90 refereed journal articles, and 30 books, including his best-selling ‘Theories of Educational Leadership and Management’, which is now in its fourth edition and has been translated into several languages. His extensive international work includes consultancy, research external examining, and invited keynote presentations, in 22 countries on all six continents.

Les Bell is Emeritus Professor of Educational Leadership at the Universities of Leicester and Lincoln. He trained as a teacher at Goldsmiths College, London and taught in both primary and secondary schools. He joined the Education Department at Coventry College of Education and subsequently became a member of the Education Department at the University of Warwick. He has held posts at the Universities of Warwick, Liverpool John Moores, Lincoln and Leicester. He has written and researched extensively on educational management and leadership, particularly on ambiguity theory, strategy and change management, leading schools in challenging circumstances, new developments in educational leadership and the formulation and implementation impact of government policy and its impact on schools. He is co-editor, with Howard Stevenson, of Organizing Public Education – a four volume collection in the Major Works series. London, Sage His latest publications Leading Schools in Challenging Circumstance: Strategies for Success. London. Bloomsbury Press (2016), (with Phil Smith) and Agency, Structure and the NEET Policy Problem: The Experiences of Young People. London. Bloomsbury (2017) (with Ian Thurlby-Campbell)

David Middlewood is currently a part-time Research Fellow at the Centre for Educational Studies in the University of Warwick, having previously worked at the University of Lincoln and the University of Leicester where he was Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. Prior to working in Higher Education, David taught in schools for many years, culminating in the principalship of a comprehensive secondary school for nine years, where awards were won for creative arts and equal opportunities. He has taught and researched extensively in the UK and also in various countries in Europe and Africa, being a visiting professor in New Zealand and in South Africa. David has written and edited more than twenty books, many on people leadership and management, strategic leadership, appraisal, practitioner research and some recent research includes work on high performing teams, support staff and student voice. He was co-editor of two professional journals for both primary and secondary school leaders for over six years. He recently co-authored a book on the leadership of groups of schools and his current work (with Ian Abbott) concerns leadership of learning for disadvantaged pupils.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Notes on editors x

Notes on contributors xii

Section I Leadership Principles and Practice 1

1 Introduction: new directions in educational leadership Tony Bush Les Bell David Middlewood 3

2 School leaders' influences on student learning: the four paths Kenneth Leithwood Stephen E. Anderson Blair Mascall Tiiu Strauss 13

3 Leading with moral purpose: the place of ethics Paul T. Begley 31

4 Distributed leadership: evidence and implications Alma Harris 55

5 Where to next for educational leadership? Peter Gronn 70

Section II Developing Leaders 87

6 Teacher professionalism and continuing professional development: contested concepts and their implications for school leaders Les Bell Ray Bolam 89

7 Leadership development Tony Bush 112

8 Managing people and performance David Middlewood 132

Section III Leadership and Learning 151

9 Leadership for learning Christopher Rhodes Mark Brundrett 153

10 Building and leading learning cultures Allan Walker 176

11 Managing resources to support learning Rosalind Levacic 197

Section IV Leadership for Inclusion 217

12 Leadership for diversity and inclusion Jacky Lumby 219

13 Leading educational partnerships: new models for leadership? Ann R.J. Briggs 236

14 Leadership and educational networks Andrew Townsend 255

15 Community and leadership in education Tracey Allen 272

Glossary 288

Author Index 290

Subject Index 297

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