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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, ...

Managing Stakeholders and Partnership Boundaries
Managing stakeholders and partnership boundaries

Leadership in education is complex in ways that business leadership is not. The complexities of leadership and management are amplified by the variety of people who might be seen to be stakeholders, partners or even ‘clients’ in the educational endeavours of schools and other educational organisations. Glatter (2006: 9) put this clearly when he suggested that leadership in education is more akin to the not-for-profit sector. Schools and other educational organisations should be viewed as ‘human service organizations whose core ...

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