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  1. Refocusing School Leadership

    Foregrounding Human Development throughout the Work of the School

    By Robert J. Starratt

    Refocusing School Leadership departs from the more traditional conceptualization of leadership, looking behind the daily routines of human resource leaders to highlight the assumptions and values and beliefs they bring to their work as well as the values and meanings embedded in the various...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The School Principal

    Visionary Leadership and Competent Management

    By Theodore J. Kowalski

    Over the past two decades, efforts to improve schools have significantly modified role expectations for principals. Today, school-level administrators are expected to be both visionary leaders and competent managers. Based on the conviction that administration is an amalgam of leadership and...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Challenges of School District Leadership

    By Daniel L. Duke

    Despite the rising interest in school districts, there are relatively few comprehensive resources available for graduate students in educational leadership programs. The Challenges of School District Leadership takes the position that the best way to prepare the next generation of school district...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Passionate Principalship

    Learning from the Life Histories of School Leaders

    Edited by Ciaran Sugrue

    This book puts 'real life' back into the literature on school principalship. Through a life history approach, it portrays daily life in schools as a much more messy, contested and precarious existence, where principals struggle with passionate commitment to find continuity amongst frequently...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Comprehensive Planning for Safe Learning Environments

    A School Professional's Guide to Integrating Physical and Psychological Safety – Prevention through Recovery

    By Melissa A. Reeves, Linda M. Kanan, Amy E. Plog

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    This book provides school administrators, school-based mental health professionals, and other educational professionals with the framework and tools needed to establish a comprehensive safe learning environment. The authors identify four necessary phases to achieve this (prevention,...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders

    Edited by Michelle D. Young, Gary M. Crow, Joseph Murphy, Rodney T. Ogawa

    Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration, this comprehensive handbook is the definitive work on leadership education in the United States. An in-depth portrait of what constitutes research on leadership development, this handbook provides a plan for strengthening the...

    Published July 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. School Leadership - Heads on the Block?

    By Pat Thomson

    Most teachers become heads for idealistic reasons, wanting to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. Yet serving heads suggest the job is getting harder, talking openly about stress and leaving the job. Many teachers now see headship as a risky business, and succession...

    Published February 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Data-Based Decision Making in Education

    By Theodore Kowalski, Thomas J. Lasley

    Education has fought long and hard to gain acceptance as a profession and, since professionals by definition use data to shape the decisions they make, education has little choice but to continue moving in this direction. This 3-part handbook represents a major contribution to the literature of...

    Published October 13th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Good Teachers, Good Schools

    How to Create a Successful School

    By David Hudson

    'Good schools think with people and not to people' argues David Hudson in this thought-provoking practical guide for those wanting to bridge the gap between middle and senior management roles, and make a difference in their schools. Accessibly and engagingly written and packed with real-life...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Distributed Leadership According to the Evidence

    Edited by Kenneth Leithwood, Blair Mascall, Tiiu Strauss

    Although not new, the concept of distributed (shared) leadership has re-emerged in recent years as one highly promising response to the complex challenges currently faced by schools. Responding productively to these challenges far exceeds the capacities of any individual leader. If schools are to...

    Published July 14th 2008 by Routledge