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Title International handbook of leadership for learning / Tony Townsend, John MacBeath, editors ; with Thuwayba Al-Barwani [and others]
Published New York : Springer, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 1344 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Springer international handbooks of education ; v. 25
Springer international handbooks of education ; v. 25
Contents pt. 1. Major themes in leadership for learning : an international perspective -- pt. 2. Theoretical and contextual frameworks for leadership for learning -- pt. 3. System and policy issues on leadership for learning -- pt. 4. Educating school leaders for leadership for learning -- pt. 5. Implementing leadership for learning : the role of the school leader -- pt. 6. Changing hearts and minds : building leadership for learning in current school leaders -- pt. 7. Spreading the task : including others in leadership for learning -- pt. 8. From people learning to organisational learning : building capacity -- pt. 9. Responding to diversity : different ways of moving towards leadershiop for learning -- pt. 10. Afterword : what have we learned?
Summary The International Handbook of Leadership for Learning" brings together chapters by distinguished authors from thirty-one countries in nine different regions of the world. This handbook contains nine sections that provide regional overviews; a consideration of theoretical and contextual aspects; and, system and policy approaches that promote leadership for learning with a focus on educating school leaders for learning and the role of the leader in supporting learning. It also considers the challenge of educating current leaders for this new perspective, and how leaders themselves can
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Educational leadership.
Form Electronic book
Author Townsend, Tony.
MacBeath, John E. C.
Barwani, Thuwayba Al.
ISBN 9400713495
9400713509 (electronic bk.)
9789400713505 (electronic bk.)