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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 8: Leadership Development in Teams
Leadership Development in Teams
Earlier in the book different forms of leadership were discussed and debated. Whatever your view about distributed leadership – and there are many different viewpoints – on one thing most educationalists concur: successful leadership of an educational organisation involves more than one charismatic person at the top of a hierarchical organisation. That person does have an important role, however, in setting up, developing and moving forward in teams. Silins and Mulford (2009) argue, for example, that being successful as ...