Leadership, Capacity Building and School Improvement: Concepts, Themes and Impact

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Dezember 2011



The study of educational leadership makes little sense unless it is in relation to who the leaders are, how they are leading, what is being led, and with what effect. This book explores the connections between educational leadership, policy, curriculum, human resources and accountability.


Part I Conceptualising and Contextualising Leadership 1. Clarifying and Conceptualising Educational Leadership: Key challenges and contestable issues 2. New perspectives on Educational Leadership as a Field of Theory and Practice 3. The Appeal and Expectations of Leadership and the Importance of Self-Efficacy 4. Leadership as Capacity Building: Designing schools fit for purpose PART II Contemporary Leadership Themes 5. Learning-centred Leadership 6. Leadership of Schools as 'research-engaged' Professional Learning Communities 7. Distributed Leadership as Capacity Building: possibilities, paradoxes and realities 8. Leadership Preparation and Development as Capacity Building PART III Policy, Leadership Practice and Impact 9. Specialist Schools and their Leadership: An international comparison of England and Singapore 10. Transformational Leadership and Organisational Change: Schooling as preparation for 21st century knowledge-based economies 11. Leadership as Capacity Building: Traits and dispositions, interpersonal skills, and context and culture - all matter


Clive Dimmock is Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Education in Singapore and Professor Emeritus at the University of Leicester, UK.
EAN: 9780415404365
ISBN: 0415404363
Untertitel: 'Leadership for Learning'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2011
Seitenanzahl: 250 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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