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.

Leadership and Diversity

Leadership and Diversity

Leadership and diversity

After offering a definition of diversity in the context of education, the chapter focuses on the implications of diversity for leadership theory and practice and for the appointment of educational leaders.

Defining Diversity

In this chapter diversity refers to the range of differences found in people, both students and staff, working in the field of education. In this context, diversity generally refers to the more visible differences between individuals such as: gender, ethnicity, age or physical disabilities. Other differences may be less obvious, for example, religion, sexuality or class. However, perceptions of difference are not value free and we unconsciously use stereotypes relating to differences to categorize people. Stereotyping provides an easy and quick way to make judgements about people who we ...

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