The Principles of Educational Leadership and Management

The Principles of Educational Leadership and Management

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Edited by David Middlewood, Edited by Tony Bush, Edited by Les Bell

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  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 236mm x 22mm | 540g
  • Publication date: 19 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1848602103
  • ISBN 13: 9781848602106
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 224,914

Product description

Fully revised and thoroughly updated, the second edition of this classic book brings together many leading international authors on educational leadership, with brand new chapters from leaders in the field Ken Leithwood, Paul Begley, Allan Walker and Alma Harris. Providing an overview of essential topics within the field, this book adopts an international perspective and offers conceptual and empirical insights into: moral and ethical leadership; distributed leadership; developing leaders; leadership for learning; building and leading learning cultures; managing human and financial resources; leadership for diversity; leadership, partnerships and community; and, professionalism and professional development. The book is for scholars, researchers and postgraduate students in educational leadership, management and administration, as well as for senior leaders in education and those taking professional leadership qualifications.

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Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Warwick, and previously held similar posts at the universities of Leicester, Reading and Lincoln. He is also Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

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'At this time when international interest in educational leadership and management has never been greater, it is great to see a book that collects some of the best thinking around current issues. Tony Bush, Les Bell and David Middlewood are very well situated to edit a book that draws together many strands to highlight the current and future impact of leadership on the core concern of learning and learners. I am sure that this book will be a popular choice with postgraduate students and practitioners alike' - Professor Carol Cardno, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand Each chapter has its own substantial bibliography. Looks very useful for those in educational management. -- The Teacher Trainer Journal

Table of contents

PART ONE: LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE Introduction: New Directions in Educational Leadership - Tony Bush, Les Bell and David Middlewood School Leaders' Influences on Student Learning: The Four Paths - Kenneth Leithwood et al Leading with Moral Purpose: The Place of Ethics - Paul T Begley Distributed Leadership: Evidence and Implications - Alma Harris Where to Next for Educational Leadership? - Peter Gronn PART TWO: DEVELOPING LEADERS Teacher Professionalism and Continuing Professional Development: Contested Concepts and Their Implications for School Leaders - Les Bell and Ray Bolam Leadership Development - Tony Bush Managing People and Performance - David Middlewood PART THREE: LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING Leadership for Learning - Christopher Rhodes and Mark Brundrett Building and Leading Learning Cultures - Allan Walker Managing Resources to Support Learning - Rosalind Levacic PART FOUR: LEADERSHIP FOR INCLUSION Leadership for Diversity and Inclusion - Jacky Lumby Leading Educational Partnerships: New Models for Leadership? - Ann R J Briggs Leadership and Educational Networks - Andrew Townsend Community and Leadership in Education - Tracey Allen