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ERIC Number: EJ563888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1363-2434
Changing Roles and Raising Standards: New Challenges for Heads of Department.
Brown, Marie; Rutherford, Desmond
School Leadership & Management, v18 n1 p75-88 Feb 1998
Argues that middle managers are key to developing successful departments and schools. Discusses results from a pilot project on role changes that shadowed eight department heads in Catholic secondary schools in Birmingham and Manchester, England. Although department heads spent most time on core activities (teaching, coaching, and managing their department), they also acted as servant leaders, organizational and social architects, and moral educators. (16 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Birmingham); United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Manchester)