Leadership and Learning

Leadership and Learning

Hardcover

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Overview

Bringing together internationally recognised scholars such as Andy Hargreaves, Megan Crawford and Lorna Earl, this book focuses on the relationship between leadership and learning. It draws together a wealth of knowledge and evidence in the field, including:

- Effective leadership practices across a variety of contexts, such as system leadership, professional learning communities and leading different cultures

- Expert commentaries on research, practice and theory

- Overviews of international research evidence on leadership and learning

This book is for students on Masters, Ed D courses and similar programmes in educational leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849201735
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/14/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jan Robertson is Head of Department, London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education.

Dr. Helen Timperley is Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of Auckland. Her extensive research experience has focused on how to promote professional and leadership learning in schools in ways that make a difference to outcomes for those student learners who are currently underserved by the system. She has numerous research articles in both these areas published in international journals, has spoken at a range of invited seminars and undertaken consultancies in Europe, Canada and Australia. She has written six books on her specialty research areas with many translated into a range of languages. Most of her published and consultancy work has focused on school and system change through professional learning, professional conversations with impact and evaluative thinking in educational innovation.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: EXPLORING MODELS FOR LEADERSHIP AND IMPROVEMENT
Establishing Platforms for Leadership and Learning - Helen Timperley and Jan Robertson
The Layering of Leadership - Christopher Day
How Effective Leaders Reduce Educational Disparities - Russell Bishop
Leadership and Student Learning: What Works and How - Kenneth Leithwood
Leadership and Student Learning Outcomes - Philip Hallinger and Ronald H Heck
Connecting Leadership and Learning - Geoff Southworth
Realizing the Potential of System Leadership - David Hopkins
PART TWO: CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING LEARNING-FOCUSED LEADERSHIP
Leading Professional Learning Communities - Louise Stoll
Leading Teachers' Professional Learning - Helen Timperley
Leadership and Student Outcomes: Are Secondary Schools Unique? - Viviane M.J. Robinson, Linda Bendikson and John Hattie
Instructional Leadership: Teacher Level - Helen Wildy and Simon Clarke
PART THREE: BROADENING IDEAS OF LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT
A Distributed Perspective on Learning Leadership - James Spillane et al
Leadership and Diversity - Marianne Coleman
Educators as Knowledge Leaders - Lorna Earl and Lynne Hannay
Why the Study of Emotion Matters in School Leadership - Megan Crawford
Partnership in Leadership and Learning - Jan Robertson
Fusion and the Future of Leadership - Andy Hargreaves

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