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Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through the creation of national subject leader standards (NPQSL). Subject Leadership and School Improvement reflects critically on the work of subject and curriculum leaders especially in schools in England and Wales, that is, those within the policy framework of The National Curriculum and the Teacher Training Agency. The book debates the functions of subject leaders in primary and secondary schools, using current researc

Leading and Co-Ordinating Diffuse Subject Areas
Leading and co-ordinating diffuse subject areas

Discussion of the role of subject leaders of diffuse types of subject areas shows they have much in common with each other whether they work in primary or secondary schools. The work of such subject leaders is exemplified by an exploration of the work of SENCOs, who have a particularly complex ...

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