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.
Working with the People
No matter what the community or commitment to ECM and extended schooling, leaders' success will inevitably depend upon the people they work with effectively, both internal and external to the school. Chapters 4 to 8 look in detail at this.
Chapter 4 deals with staffing issues, examining new approaches to staff management and structures, the kind of roles emerging and the people filling them. Chapter 5 covers the whole issue of accountability in this complex world of people leadership and management.
The other three chapters concentrate on those people external to schools, beginning with parents in Chapter 6, as they remain central to education through their children. The other two chapters deal with the creating, developing and sustaining of effective ...