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 Student Learning Outcomes1

Leadership and Student Learning Outcomes1

Leadership and student learning outcomes
PhilipHallinger and Ronald H.Heck

This chapter examines the ways in which the field of educational leadership and management has approached the study of leadership impact on student learning over the past several decades. It presents a variety of conceptual models as well as empirical evidence that address whether and how school leadership impacts learning in practice.

Over the past several decades, scholars focusing on educational leadership and management have developed a theoretically-informed, empirical knowledge base concerning leadership effects on learning (Bossert et al., 1982; Hallinger and Heck, 1996). This research generally supports the conclusion that school leadership exerts a measurable, albeit indirect, effect on student learning (Hallinger and Heck, 1996; Leithwood et al., 2006; Robinson et al., 2008). ...

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