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ERIC Number: ED500261
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr-17
Pages: 184
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-2180-0
Leadership and Management Development in Education. Education Leadership for Social Change
Bush, Tony
SAGE Publications (CA)
Leadership is critical to educational development and specific preparation is vital if leaders are to maximise their effectiveness. In this major new text, Tony Bush draws on his extensive international experience and research to examine the case for leadership development and assess the different modes of preparation used in Europe, including the U.K., North America, Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. He also examines research on how leadership impacts on school and student outcomes and considers future directions for leadership and management development in education. This text is essential reading for students of educational leadership and management as well as for policy-makers, head teachers and principals. It contains the following chapters: (1) Leadership and School Improvement; (2) Models of Educational Leadership; (3) The Significance of Leadership and Management Development; (4) The Curriculum for Leadership Development: Content and Process; (5) Preparing and Supporting Leaders in Developed Countries; (6) The National College for School Leadership; (7) Preparing and Supporting Leaders in Developing Countries; (8) The Impact of Leadership Development; and (9) The Future of Leadership Development.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Australia; New Zealand; North America; United Kingdom