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.

Leading Teachers' Professional Learning

Leading Teachers' Professional Learning

Leading teachers' professional learning

This chapter identifies how leaders can assist their teachers meet changing job demands through promoting professional learning in ways that impact on entrenched problems of teaching and learning. It describes the shifts in thinking and practice required for teachers and leaders to engage in cycles of evidence-informed inquiry for improvement.

Every day teachers face the challenges of introducing new curricula, assessment approaches and technologies into their classroom practices. In many situations they are also faced with changing student populations that do not necessarily respond to instructional practices in familiar ways. Teacher professional learning has become the multimillion dollar solution. School leaders are faced with how to support teachers to meet these challenges of change and are expected to ensure ...

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