The authors discuss effective leadership in extended schooling to fulfill Every Child Matters mandates and provide case studies demonstrating what is possible in a variety of settings.
Resources and Conclusions
One of the first questions often put by leaders when a new initiative is proposed is about the resources involved: How many? Where from? Chapter 9 tackles this issue. Encouraged by the variety of approaches to resource management we encountered, and by the ingenuity of many school leaders, we cannot accept any argument that a commitment to becoming an extended school is not possible without significant additional moneys or equipment. The evidence is the opposite. Of course, additional resources are needed and are always welcome and one thing appears clear: success brings more success and this often means more resources.
Finally, in Chapter 10, we try to draw out some lessons from the whole picture that we have drawn of extended ...