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New and Published Books

  1. The Principal as Human Resources Leader

    A Guide to Exemplary Practices for Personnel Administration

    By M. Scott Norton

    Increasingly, personnel administrative duties within schools have been delegated to the local school principal. This accessible book arms school leaders with the knowledge and skills required to be an effective human resources leader and shows them how to fold these additional duties seamlessly...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Managing Complex Change in School

    Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

    By Alejandro Salcedo Garcia, Keith Morrison, Ah Chung Tsoi, Jinming He

    Leading and managing change in schools is a complex topic. In this timely book the authors take the reader through a journey of how to lead and manage multidimensional change in order to create engaged learners, teachers, leaders and managers. They provide a readable and straightforward account of...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Developing School Leaders

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Mark Brundrett, Megan Crawford

    Many countries face a crisis in recruitment to the most senior positions in schools at a time when arguments rage about the best way to develop our school leaders. Focusing on leadership development in ten diverse cultural contexts, this book brings together some of the most senior...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

    Edited by Christopher M. Branson, Steven Jay Gross

    The Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership brings together an array of key authors to provide comprehensive coverage of the field of ethical educational leadership. This important volume describes contemporary educational issues that necessitate the practice of ethical leadership, reviews...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Successful Middle Leadership in Secondary Schools

    A practical guide to subject and team effectiveness

    By Peter Fleming

    With so much now expected of middle leaders in schools, this book aims to help those in middle leadership positions to become more confident and effective in their roles. It systematically considers every aspect of the role including team building, raising standards, holding others to account and...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership

    Policy, Preparation, and Practice

    By Cathryn S. Magno

    Through a multi-country study, Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership examines the current global spread of educational leadership, occurring rapidly and widely. Exploring five international case studies of leadership policy, preparation, and practice under the framework of...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning-Focused Leadership in Action

    Improving Instruction in Schools and Districts

    By Michael S. Knapp, Meredith I. Honig, Margaret L. Plecki, Bradley S. Portin, Michael A. Copland

    In an educational context where school and district performance is of increasing focus, it’s essential for leaders at all levels of the educational system to focus on improving student performance. This volume zeros in on a promising set of strategies and practices for all leaders to motivate,...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Political Contexts of Educational Leadership

    ISLLC Standard Six

    Edited by Jane Lindle

    Series: ISLLC Leadership Preparation Series

    Co-published with UCEA, this exciting new textbook is the first to tackle the ISLLC Standard #6—the political context of education. This unique volume helps aspiring school leaders understand the dynamics of educational policy in multiple arenas at the local, state, and federal levels. Leaders are...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Secrecy and Tradecraft in Educational Administration

    The covert side of educational life

    By Eugenie A. Samier

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    During the last couple of decades, there has been an expansion in a number of related and overlapping fields producing evidence of covert activities: toxic cultures, destructive leadership styles, micropolitics, ethical problems in organisations and administration, abusive power and authority, and...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Trust and Betrayal in Educational Administration and Leadership

    Edited by Eugenie A. Samier, Michèle Schmidt

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This collection explores critical and foundational theory for trust in educational administration and leadership as it influences a broad range of topics, such as ethics, governance, diversity, policy, management, and power. It demonstrates the relevance of this foundation to practical issues and...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge