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.

Educators as Knowledge Leaders

Educators as Knowledge Leaders

Educators as knowledge leaders
LornaEarl and LynneHannay

Knowledge work must become the core business of school leaders if innovation is to move beyond tinkering with the status quo. To do so it must be innovative and disciplined at the same time, with all in the organization needing to know and being willing to share new learning.

Education in a Knowledge Society

The explosion of knowledge is revolutionizing our society and escalating the pace of change. Increasingly, managing and distributing knowledge is critical for successful societies. Indeed, in 1996 the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reported that: ‘OECD countries continue to evidence a shift from industrial to post-industrial knowledge-based economies. Here, productivity and growth are largely determined by the rate of technical progress and ...

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