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Leadership And Sen

Author : Burnett,
ISBN : 9781136774485
Genre : Education
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How can leaders turn their schools into outward looking centres of excellence? Answering that question, this book focuses upon the work of cutting edge leaders who are responding to the challenges of recent legislation and guidelines. It includes: thoughtful case studies examine school culture, restructuring and reorganization mind maps and chapter summaries to help readers get on top of crucial issues and ideas helpful pointers on how to avoid pitfalls and maximise successes. For special school leaders and prospective leaders, those involved in making decisions about specialist provision and anyone delivering training and support to those professionals.

Managing Special And Inclusive Education

Author : Stephen Rayner
ISBN : 9781412918886
Genre : Education
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This book is a guide to special and inclusive education and provides a comprehensive overview of this complex field. Author Stephen Rayner examines context, policy, and practice, and shows how to successfully navigate the managerial challenges involved, while contributing to the way forward through leadership in a diverse field.

Modernizing Schools

Author : Graham Butt
ISBN : 0826490379
Genre : Education
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This book draws together research which looks at the challenge of the modernisation of education and considers underpinning concepts and policies.

Leadership For Inclusive Education

Author : G. Mac Ruairc
ISBN : 9789462091344
Genre : Education
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Inclusion is increasingly becoming one of the policy drivers shaping educational discourse and practice. What constitutes the term “inclusion” itself and how ideas derived from the different perspectives on inclusion impact school leadership practice point to a highly contested field of enquiry. Originally embedded in discourse relating to special education, ideas relating to inclusion are attracting much broader appeal within system reforms in many jurisdictions. This book seeks to keep the consideration of inclusion firmly in its broader context and to decouple it from the discourse relating to students with special educational/additional needs. This allows the authors to position their contributions more explicitly within discourses that draw on difference and diversity as unavoidable features of schools. Within this collection we address the current political dogmas in many countries that take a purely rational, managerial approach to leadership, arguing that this is not contributing to inclusion in schools. In doing this, the book seeks to shape current discourses on leadership by exploring perspectives which are likely to enhance our understanding of inclusion. Tolerance, respect, listening, clarifying language, being comfortable with differences and ambiguity and articulating and challenging the rationale behind “the way we do things around here” are key aspects of inclusive leadership, and also fundamental imperatives for writing this book. It will be useful to those in education who are engaged in further academic study in education or in reflective practice and to anyone taking advanced programmes in educational leadership and management. The international perspectives on the issue of inclusion informing this book ensure that this book will be essential for those engaged in a comparative analysis of leadership practice in different contexts or those concerned with the complexity of ensuring inclusive models of education.

Creative Learning To Meet Special Needs

Author : Edward Sellman
ISBN : 9781136734106
Genre : Education
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Creative Learning to Meet Special Needs shows teachers how to use creativity in the curriculum to support the learning of pupils with special educational needs.

The Special Needs Coordinator As Teacher And Manager

Author : Frances Jones
ISBN : 9781134124909
Genre : Education
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This text reflects the shift in the SENCO's role from SEN teacher to manager. Written within the context of the most recent government initiatives, it can be used by both special-needs coordinators and by special-educational-needs trainers and advisory staff. In two parts, it explores the range of skills required for the role of special needs coordinator and offers information and advice to develop those skills. Practical activities enable the user to monitor and evaluate special-needs provision in their own school and to implement a structured process of change in partnership with all those involved in meeting special educational needs.

Closing The Inclusion Gap

Author : Rita Cheminais
ISBN : 9781135398118
Genre : Education
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Leadership In Early Childhood

Author : Jillian Rodd
ISBN : 0335219691
Genre : Education
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"…the new edition of Jillian's book is timely and much needed by early years practitioners. We are in a time when early years provision is expanding rapidly and multi-agency working is increasing. The complexity of leading in early years services requires practitioners who are confident in their own role and able to work creatively with large multi agency teams. This book offers advice, support and most importantly encouragement to those who are taking on these challenging but immensely rewarding roles." Bernadette Duffy, Thomas Coram Early Childhood Centre "This erudite, scholarly and comprehensive new work draws on aqualitative study to reflect the voices of early childhood practitioners froma number of countries whose words enrich and give life to the text. Thisnew edition is a must for those teaching, contemplating, engaged in, orstudying leadership and its attendant issues." Ann Langston, Manchester Metropolitan University "Rodd's book is at once timely and empowering ..." Associate Professor Manjula Waniganayake, Macquarie University With community insistence on quality early childhood programs in a timeof increasing accountability, skilled leadership is essential in earlychildhood services.Leadership in Early Childhoodis a practical resourcefor early childhood practitioners who want to understand how to createsuccessful childcare and early education settings. This third edition has been fully revised and reflects important changesaffecting leaders in early childhood: increasing flexibility required ofchildren’s services, working in multidisciplinary teams, and an increasingemphasis on the importance of early education. This edition also includesnew case studies and examples based on an extensive international studyof early childhood leaders. Leadership in Early Childhoodhas been widely used in early childhoodeducation services and as a professional reference and remains a valuableresource for both students and practitioners.

Curriculum Leadership

Author : Allan A. Glatthorn
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114574598
Genre : Business & Economics
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Curriculum Leadership: Development and Implementation is a one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders who want to successfully restructure and enhance curriculum in schools today. This book provides a plethora of innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including reflective case studies, "Keys to Leadership" sections, curriculum tips, and "Challenge" sections with key issues and questions in every chapter. Also interspersed throughout the book are tried and true strategies that arm administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards. Rarely has there been a curriculum book that is so useful in today's changing educational scene.

Current Index To Journals In Education

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