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Leadership For Learning

Author : Carl D. Glickman
ISBN : 9780871205964
Genre : Education
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A guide for school leaders explains how to become involved in the teaching and learning process to improve student performance.

Secrets Of Connecting Leadership And Learning With Humor

Author : Peter M. Jonas
ISBN : 1578861519
Genre : Education
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"In Secrets of Connecting Leadership and Learning with Humor. Jonas explores how humor can enhance leadership performance and improve the learning environment. He uses research and brain-based concepts to build a theoretical foundation and provides practical components for connecting leadership, learning, and humor. Individuals must understand the theoretical nature of leadership before they can translate the concepts into practice on a daily basis, the same is true for humor. The proper use of humor will not only increase learning comprehension but also enhance leader effectiveness."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Connecting Leadership And Learning

Author : John MacBeath
ISBN : 9781134054503
Genre : Education
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Leading schools is becoming almost daily a more complex and demanding job. Connecting Leadership and Learning reassesses the purpose of schools, the nature of learning and the qualities of leadership that make schools authentic places of learning. Starting with a review of what we can claim to know – and not know – about learning, leadership and their inter-relationship, this book explores what it means to lead schools that place learning at the centre. Drawing on research from seven different country projects - including the United States, Australia and five European countries – the authors offer five key principles for practice: a focus of learning an environment for learning a learning dialogue shared leadership accountability; internal and external. These key principles have been tested by teachers, senior leaders and school students and found to be applicable across cultural and linguistic boundaries. The challenges faced by in inner city schools, whether in London or New Jersey, prove a stern test for the five principles yet, as these schools testify, they bring a new sense of hope and resolve that learning is for everyone. Based on rigorous research yet thoroughly grounded in practice, this book aims to challenge the reader with big ideas about learning and leadership, and to break new ground in thinking about where leadership and learning meet so that practitioners can see how it works in school and classroom practice. It should be of interest to all school leaders and those aspiring to the role.

Leadership And Learning

Author : Jan Robertson
ISBN : 9781446243718
Genre : Education
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Bringing together internationally recognised scholars this book focuses on the relationship between leadership and learning for the education community. It draws together a wealth of knowledge and research in the field across a variety of contexts, such as system leadership, professional learning communities and leading different cultures. Themes covered include: - exploring models for leadership and improvement - challenges in developing learning-focused leadership - broadening ideas of learning and knowledge work. This book will be of interest to educational leaders at all levels and in all sectors, as well as consultants, academics and those who wish to extend their knowledge in educational leadership whether engaging in further academic study or in reflective practice around the ideas presented. This book is essential for anyone taking advanced programmes in educational leadership and management.

Connecting Leadership With Learning

Author : Michael A. Coplan
ISBN : 9781416617839
Genre : Education
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A guide to help educational leaders reflect on their actions, plan for improvement, and take actions to foster student and professional learning.

International Handbook Of Leadership For Learning

Author : Tony Townsend
ISBN : 9400713509
Genre : Education
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The International Handbook of Leadership for Learning brings together chapters by distinguished authors from thirty-one countries in nine different regions of the world. The handbook contains nine sections that provide regional overviews; a consideration of theoretical and contextual aspects; system and policy approaches that promote leadership for learning with a focus on educating school leaders for learning and the role of the leader in supporting learning. It also considers the challenge of educating current leaders for this new perspective, and how leaders themselves can develop leadership for learning in others and in their organisations, especially in diverse contexts and situations. The final chapter considers what we now know about leadership for learning and looks at ways this might be further improved in the future. The book provides the reader with an understanding of the rich contextual nature of learning in schools and the role of school leaders and leadership development in promoting this. It concludes that the preposition ‘for’ between the two readily known and understood terms of ‘leadership’ and ‘learning’ changes everything as it foregrounds learning and complexifies, rather than simplifies, what that word may mean. Whereas common terms such as ‘instructional leadership’ reduce learning to ‘outcomes’, leadership for learning embraces a much wider, developmental view of learning.

Educational Leadership Learning

Author : Law, Sue
ISBN : 9780335197521
Genre : Education
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Within the context of 'learning age' and the Teacher Training Agency's National Standards, this book explores many of the key issues facing those both aspiring to and already involved in leadership and management, whether at middle or senior levels. It also evaluates issues central to leadership in a variety of professional educational settings.

Middle Leadership In Schools

Author : Sonia Blandford
ISBN : 1405823712
Genre : Educational leadership
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Written by a leading expert in the field, 'Middle Leadership in Schools' links the best of current educational leadership and management ideas and translates them into accessible texts for school leaders and managers.

Leadership In Education

Author : Mark Brundrett
ISBN : 0761940480
Genre : Education
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This book deals with leadership in all sectors from primary to higher education. The editors present an international perspective on the analysis of leadership theory and practice, with the integration of exemplars from different cultural settings.

Leadership And Learning

Author : Marlene Morrison
ISBN : 9781607522171
Genre : Education
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This proposal is for a book about pedagogical leadership that draws upon an extensive literature base as well as empirical research by the author in order to examine forms of leadership and management that promote and instill education for learning and social justice. Its starting points are to restore and elevate social and moral purpose in leadership as firstorder constructs that have theoretical and practical implications for existing and potential leader educators. This is not necessarily an easy thing to do. Asking educators and researchers of education leadership to define what they consider to be the core moral values underpinning leadership in educational settings usually results in some fairly bland, if fundamentally important statements about putting learners at the heart of leadership praxis, especially that which occurs in educational settings. In practice, numerous organisational mission statements attest to this rhetorical conviction. Yet, it is current policy contexts that place relations between leaders, teachers, and learners in contradictory ‘moral’ positions. Drives to improve student performance through increased competition in the marketplace, intensified procedures for monitoring and evaluation, and frenetic commitments to ‘change’ as overarching leadership mantras have relegated Sergiovanni’s (1998) definition of pedagogical leadership ‘that invests in capacity building by developing social and academic capital for students and intellectual capital for teachers’ as second, even third order constructs. This book intends to reverse the process and in doing so, it will relegate to second order, and by lively debate and illustrative vignettes, many, though not all of the hegemonic constructs that are prevalent in current ‘managerial’ times. This book will therefore define and challenge a paradox; as governments express commitment to an educational settlement that minimises exclusion, widens participation, and promotes ‘active’ citizenship, the much heralded vanguards of that settlement leaders and managers are being enjoined to reduce their thinking and action to technicist ‘manoeuvres’ (Grace, 2000:236) in which aspirations towards social justice can become more distant, strangely exotic even in their expression. As importantly, such technical manoeuvring is not accompanied by a reduction in leadership and management tasks and responsibilities. As more is demanded of organizations and their leaders in terms of responsibilities for learning in areas of health, sexuality, drug awareness, physical exercise and nutrition, citizenship, work experience, race equality, and skills in familial and social caring, questions arise about the extent to which ‘social justice’ constitutes a wide umbrella under which such interests might ‘shelter’ or whether social justice is to be considered ‘separately’ with attendant dangers to be seen as addon and therefore potentially marginalized or distinct from the total enterprise that constitutes education and learning.

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