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Author Higham, Rob.

Title System Leadership in Practice
Published Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill International (UK) Ltd., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (182 pages)
Contents Front Cover Page; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents Page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Acronyms and abbreviations; 1 Power to the professionals: the emergence of system leadership; 2 Mapping the system leadership landscape; 3 Leadership of sustained improvement in challenging contexts; 4 Leading innovation and improvement partnerships: the case of Leading Edge; 5 Leadership in the context of Every Child Matters: extended, full service and community schools; 6 Executive leadership and federations
7 Change agents of school transformation: consultant leaders, National Leaders of Education and their schools8 The prospects for system leadership; Notes; References; Index; End Cover Page
Summary Learning and Teaching Update System leadership is a new and growing phenomenon in education. It refers to leadership that goes beyond a single school, where leaders work directly for the success and welfare of students in other institutions as well as their own. This book is useful to school leaders, senior teachers, and educational policy makers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Educational leadership.
School management and organization.
Form Electronic book
Author Hopkins, David.
Matthews, Peter (Anthony Peter)
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033523612X (cloth)
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