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‘This book is refreshing and distinctive. It takes the individual as the starting-point and builds outwards from there, to the vital but often neglected interpersonal dimension and the turbulent contexts of modern education. Vignettes help to make the theory concrete and activities bring the reader right into the frame.’ – Ron Glatter, Emeritus Professor of Educational Administration and Management, The Open University and Hon. President of BELMAS
Effective leadership combines organisational skills and personal qualities. Building on notions of leadership at all levels, this book contains an invaluable bank of creative ideas to help teachers already in management positions, as well as those just starting out, to reflect on their personal and leadership development.
With a focus on organisational improvement and leading strategically within changing policy contexts, ...
Chapter 15: Further Study – Choices and Challenges
Further Study – Choices and Challenges
This chapter may seem like a form of self-indulgence as it will focus on those leaders and potential leaders who want to take their knowledge a step further and pursue postgraduate study at a university. I would argue that further study, instead of being viewed as something taking up yet more of the developing leader's time, should be viewed as a way to refresh yourself and your institution by allowing time for thinking.
The reason that ...