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Written by leading academics, this volume provides an overview of key contemporary themes in educational leadership. It focuses on developing professional capacity, organizational improvement and the implementation of change, looking at theoretical frameworks and concepts, recent research studies, and case examples of effective practice.

Divided into three parts, the book covers: Leading learning and learner leadership, including the relationship between leadership and student learning, international research and notions of student voice; Change processes, considering distributed leadership, resources to support learning, and the links between accountability and organizational improvement; Leading professional development for educational contexts including: concepts of professional identities; formal, informal and alternative forms of professional learning and development; and professional communities of practice

Designed to encourage critical analysis and debate, this volume will be a useful resource for graduate and professional development courses in educational leadership and for practitioners. It is a companion to Educational Leadership: Context, Strategy and Collaboration, also published by Sage.

Managing Resources to Support Learning
Managing resources to support learning

This chapter concerns the management of resources within educational institutions in order to obtain the best feasible student learning outcomes. Given this stance, the chapter adopts the rational perspective that the purpose of educational resource management is to maximise student learning within given ...

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