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Catholic School Leadership : An Invitation to Lead - Thomas Hunt

Catholic School Leadership

An Invitation to Lead

By: Thomas Hunt (Editor), Brother Thomas Oldenski (Editor), Theodore J. Wallace (Editor)

Paperback Published: 28th June 2005
ISBN: 9780750708531
Number Of Pages: 304

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Catholic School Leadership addresses many of the challenges facing those who prepare faith leaders and education leaders for the Catholic schools of the future. The well-known editors and contributors to this volume have written about their personal experiences with Catholic schools; the educational foundations of Catholic schools; teacher preparation and development; Catholic school leadership; dealing with parents and families; and the challenges of technology for Catholic schools.
The contributions emphasize the perspectives of both scholars and practitioners within Catholic education and will interest anyone who has experienced time in a Catholic school either as a student, teacher or administrator, as well as those interested in what is happening within Catholic schools today.

List of Illustrationsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Educational Foundations and the Future of Catholic Schools
Who Will Keep Our Hearts Burning within Us?p. 7
An International Perspective on Catholic Schoolsp. 19
The History of Catholic Schools in the United States: An Overviewp. 34
Reclaiming Inquiry in the Catholic Philosophy of Educationp. 59
The Law and Catholic School Policy: An Overviewp. 69
Key Issues for the Future of Catholic Schoolsp. 79
Teacher Preparation and Development
Staff Development in the Catholic School: The Caring Response of a Communityp. 93
The Challenge of Teaching Religion in Catholic Schoolsp. 105
Teaching and Learning in the Catholic School: Grounded in Sacred Soilp. 113
Preparing for the Journey: Teachers for Catholic Schoolsp. 129
Preparation of Teachers for the Catholic Schoolsp. 141
Ongoing Staff Development in Catholic Schoolsp. 157
Kaizening into the Future: Distance Educationp. 174
Issues in Catholic School Leadership
We Are Called: The Principal as Faith Leader in the Catholic Schoolp. 191
Truths and Half-truths about Leadership: Ancient and Contemporary Sourcesp. 204
Leadership in Urban Catholic Elementary Schools: The Reality and the Challengep. 225
Dealing with Narcissistic Families: Lessons for Educational Leadership in Parent and Child Guidancep. 244
To Lead as Jesus Ledp. 259
Notes on Contributorsp. 271
Indexp. 274
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ISBN: 9780750708531
ISBN-10: 0750708530
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 28th June 2005
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.6  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1