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This volume provides an overview of key contemporary themes in educational leadership. It focuses on developing professional capacity, organisation improvement and the implementation of change, looking at theoretical frameworks and concepts, recent research studies and case examples of effective practice. The book covers: @! leading learning and learner leadership @! change processes and distributed leadership @! leading professional development for educational contexts. Designed to encourage critical analysis and debate, this volume will be a useful resource for postgraduate and professional development courses in educational leadership and for practitioners. It is a companion to Educational Leadership: Context, Strategy and Collaboration, also published by Sage.
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Introduction - Margaret PreedyPART ONE: LEADING LEARNERS AND LEARNER LEADERSHIPIntroduction - Pete BradshawLeadership for Learning - Sue Swaffield and John MacBeathLeadership and Student Learning: What Works and How - Kenneth LeithwoodTeacher Leadership and Organisational Development - Alma HarrisThe Impact of Leadership on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Differential Effects of Leadership Types - Viviane M. J. Robinson, Claire A. Lloyd and Kenneth J. RoweTrust and Educational Leadership: Comparing the Development and Role of Trust between U S and Ugandan School Administrators - Pamela R. Hallam et alComing to Terms with 'Voice' - Pat ThomsonSchools, Teachers and Curriculum Change: A Balancing Act? - Mark PriestleyPART TWO: WORKING AS A CHANGE AGENTIntroduction - Margaret PreedyEducational Change: Implementation and Continuation - Michael FullanTeaching and the Change Wars: The Professionalism Hypothesis - Linda Darling-HammondSchool Leadership in an Age of Accountability: Tensions between Managerial and Professional Accountability - Jorunn MollerDistributing Leadership to Improve Outcomes for Students - Helen S. TimperleyChange from the Middle? Exploring Middle Manager Strategic and Sense-Making Agency in Public Services - Raymond CaldwellManaging Resources to Support Learning - Rosalind LevacicPART THREE: LEADING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTIntroduction - Marion CartwrightFrom Simplicism to Complexity in Leadership Identity and Preparation: Exploring the Lineage and Dark Secrets - Jacky Lumby and Fenwick EnglishRevisiting Informal and Incidental Learning as a Vehicle for Professional Learning and Development - Victoria J. Marsick, Karen E. Watkins, and Barbara LovinLeading Professional Learning Communities - Louise StollLeadership Development - Tony BushMentoring and Coaching Programmes for the Professional Development of School Leaders - Bruce G. Barnett and Gary R. O'MahonyMyriad Professional Identities: The Challenge for Leading Professional Development in the Further Education Context? - Marion CartwrightConclusion - Margaret PreedyIndex


'This excellent compilation provides a valuable overview of key themes and issues, enabling the reader to engage critically with emerging ideas and debates'-Professor Tim Simkins, Sheffield Hallam University 'This timely collection brings together important writings to critically examine the complex issue of leadership for learning and how pupil, professional and institutional learning are inextricably linked. Highly recommended'- Professor Peter Earley, London Centre for Leadership in Learning

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