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ERIC Number: ED500255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun-18
Pages: 128
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-3467-1
Values for Educational Leadership
Haydon, Graham
SAGE Publications (CA)
What are values? Where do our values come from? How do our values make a difference in education? For educational leaders to achieve distinction in their practice, it is vital to establish clear personal values rather than reacting to the implicit values of others. This engaging book guides readers in considering the values they bring to their task and the values they intend to promote. "Values for Educational Leadership" promotes critical thought and constructive analysis about underlying values that involve aims and moral purpose in education; individual qualities in educational leadership; vision in education; school ethos and culture; and schools as an educational communities. Inviting reflection using valuable case studies and work-through activities, this resource is ideal for anyone working toward professional qualifications and is invaluable for educators aspiring to excellence in educational leadership. After an introduction, this book contains the following chapters: (1) Values and Their Place in Educational Leadership; (2) Educational Aims and Moral Purpose; (3) The Individual Leader; (4) Vision in Education; (5) School Ethos and Culture; and (6) Community and Democracy. References and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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