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    School Leadership (Policy & Practice in Education) (Paperback) By (author) Jim O'Brien, By (author) Daniel Murphy, By (author) Janet Draper

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    DescriptionEffective school leadership is essential. As schools become increasingly complex organizations and their role in socializing young people is recognized, the task of leading the school community is receiving greater attention than ever before. School Leadership summarizes current thinking about leadership in schools and suggests ways forward. School leadership is set in its social context. Is leadership associated with function within a bureaucratically ordered hierarchy, is it widely shared across communities, or is it both? The school is considered both as an institution of the State and as an agency of democratic values. Ideas as to who the leaders are and what leadership involves are recast. The authors' recent experience with Scotland's Headship preparation and development is discussed and analyzed. The Scottish experience provides examples of general issues facing many schools and school leaders. School Leadership is required reading for head teachers, education administrators, and for those aspiring to leadership roles in schools. This is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of a book that has been a key resource for Scottish School Leadership programs since its first publication in 2003.


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    Title
    School Leadership
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jim O'Brien, By (author) Daniel Murphy, By (author) Janet Draper
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 198 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781903765937
    ISBN 10: 1903765935
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JNK
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: EDU032000, EDU001000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 371.2009411
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: LB2806 .O34 2008
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JNK
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Dunedin Academic Press
    Imprint name
    Dunedin Academic Press
    Publication date
    01 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh