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.

Why the Study of Emotion Matters in School Leadership

Why the Study of Emotion Matters in School Leadership

Why the study of emotion matters in school leadership

This chapter asks whether affect in leadership is important, and if so, what the essential aspects of emotion and leadership are for those who lead in schools. It considers some of the theoretical underpinnings of emotion and relates them to the leadership role. It asks whether more research would reveal more aspects particular to leadership in schools.

Affect is the overarching term for emotion, and encompasses many aspects of study and research. In this chapter, I refer more generally to emotion. The study of affect in organizations is a developing one, and continues to shed insight into not only how people relate to each other, but how those relationships ...

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