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ERIC Number: EJ968099
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: ISSN-1741-1432
The Struggle for Collective Leadership: Thinking and Practice in a Multi-Campus School Setting
Anderson, Michelle
Educational Management Administration & Leadership, v40 n3 p328-342 May 2012
This article argues that while notions of collective leadership, such as distributed or shared, are nominally more inclusive, barriers to inclusive ways of thinking about and relating to one another will be multi-faceted (past and present) and formidable to change. This argument emanates from a critical review of research literature and an in-depth ethnographic case study of leading teacher leadership in a multi-campus school. From this critical perspective of leadership and change, this article concludes that context must remain intact to the versions of collective leadership put forward. As a consequence, no-one should leave idle ideas about what works, for whom and in what circumstances. To anchor the fieldwork analysis, theories of power and the thinking from those in inclusive education are explored.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia