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Educational Leadership : Together Creating Ethical Learning Environments - Patrick Duignan

Educational Leadership

Together Creating Ethical Learning Environments

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Published: 21st May 2012
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The second edition of Educational Leadership: Together Creating Ethical Learning Environments is a groundbreaking work at the forefront of current research into the ethical challenges inherent to leadership. Patrick Duignan combines a new perspective of leadership as an influence relationship, with a collective ethic of responsibility. Educational Leadership draws together cutting-edge research, theory and best practice on learning, teaching and leadership to assist leaders and teachers to better understand contemporary educational challenges and respond to them wisely, creatively and effectively. This book is indispensable for all system and educational professionals engaged in policy-making, leadership development, leading learning in schools and those in academe responsible for programs aimed at the improvement of learning, teaching and leadership.

About the Author

For 12 years Patrick was Foundation Chair in Educational Leadership and Director of the Flagship for Creative and Authentic Leadership at ACU National where he championed ethical and moral leadership, especially in not-for-profit organisations. Duignan has been involved in many research projects, most recently as director on a project for reflective research and action learning for educational leaders on their capacity to build their 'fields of influence' in order to impact positively on student outcomes in schools.

Contemporary leaders and leadership under the spotlight
Key challenges for educational leaders
Leadership challenges as tensions
A framework for analysing tensions
Values and ethics in decision-making
A method for ethical decision-making
Shared and distributed leadership in schools
Why we need capable educational leaders
Why we need authentic educational leaders
Forming capable and authentic educational leaders
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ISBN: 9781107637894
ISBN-10: 1107637899
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 21st May 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dimensions (cm): 24.9 x 17.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 2