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ERIC Number: ED513293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Pages: 197
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8547-3701-7
Legalised Leadership: Law-Based Educational Reform in England and Its Effect on Head Teachers
Gibton, Dan
Institute of Education - London
"Legalised Leadership" explores the links between educational law and law-based reform that have a profound influence on the work and professional life of school headteachers. The book offers lawmakers and policymakers in England some pathways for strengthening the role of leadership in English law-based reform and empowering headteachers to advance policy and change. This book contains: (1) Law-Based Reform: The English Version and Its Origins in the Ethos of Democracy; (2) The Leadership Agenda of English Law-Based Reform; (3) Strong Laws--Strong Schools: How Entrepreneur Headteachers Advance Their Schools Under Law-Based Reform; (4) Strong Laws--Weak Schools; Inner City Schools' Headteachers and their Struggle for Equity Under the Law; (5) English Law-Based Reform in the Eyes of Headteachers: An Overall View of Empirical Findings and Theoretical Concepts; (6) English Law-Based Reform: Harnessing Educational Leadership to Reclaim Public Education; and (7) Conclusion: Shortening the Distance Between Law-Based Reform and Educational Leadership. This book also includes: List of Figures and Tables; Foreword by Peter Earley; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Appendix: Conceptual Framework and Method of the Study; Notes; Bibliography; Subject Index; and Name Index.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of London, Institute of Education
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)