Bringing together internationally recognised scholars such as Andy Hargreaves, Megan Crawford and Lorna Earl, this book focuses on the relationship between leadership and learning. It draws together a wealth of knowledge and evidence in the field, including:

Effective leadership practices across a variety of contexts, such as system leadership, professional learning communities and leading different cultures; Expert commentaries on research, practice and theory; Overviews of international research evidence on leadership and learning

This book is for students on Masters, EdD courses and similar programmes in educational leadership.

Instructional Leadership: Teacher Level

Instructional Leadership: Teacher Level

Instructional leadership: Teacher level
HelenWildy and SimonClarke

This chapter addresses three questions: What do we mean by instructional leadership? How is instructional leadership practised at the teacher level? What, if any, are its effects?

The focus of this chapter is teacher level instructional leadership. In examining this topic, we focus on three questions: What do we mean by instructional leadership? How is it practised particularly at the teacher level? What are its effects? These questions are explored through three cases: one is a short narrative case of a principal who delegates instructional leadership to two teachers; the second is the case of a system-level school improvement initiative set in Western Australia and built around teacher leadership; and the third is the case of an ...

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