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Leadership for Quality Schooling : Student Outcomes and the Reform of Education - Colin W. Evers

Leadership for Quality Schooling

Student Outcomes and the Reform of Education

Hardcover Published: 28th June 2001
ISBN: 9780415231619
Number Of Pages: 192

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Leadership for Quality Schooling provides the latest thinking and research on school leadership from a range of international scholars in the field of educational administration. Because of the growing acceptance of school- based models of school management, there is now developing a greater focus on how quality education can be more fully achieved in this increasingly commonplace administrative context. Since one major aspect of promoting quality is the role of school leadership, this book offers a particular focus on the question of the connection between leadership and school improvement, effectiveness and performance.
Leadership for Quality Schooling will be of interest to educational practitioners, students, researchers, academics and policymakers. It is intended as a guide to the latest research on leadership, as well as a stimulus to further thought for those looking for alternative ideas to existing practices.

Illustrations
List of contributors
Preface
Introduction
Moral Authority, Community and Diversity: Leadership Challenges for the Twenty-first Centuryp. 1
Regarding Principals: Leadership Effects and the Effectiveness and Improvement of Schoolsp. 12
Culture and Educational Leadershipp. 36
Vision Building among School Leadersp. 54
Leadership Study and Administrative Practice - Shall the Twain Ever Meet?: Reflections on the Wisdom of Practicalityp. 67
Embedding Leadership in Task Performancep. 90
Knowing How to Lead: Theoretical Reflections on Inference to the Best Trainingp. 103
Leadership: Paradoxes and New Directionp. 116
Systems of Quality and Quality Assurance in Basic Education: Perspectives from Mainland Chinap. 135
Leadership in the Creation of World Class Schools: Beyond the Self-Managing Schoolp. 145
Indexp. 164
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ISBN: 9780415231619
ISBN-10: 0415231612
Series: Student Outcomes and the Reform of Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 28th June 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1