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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

Cultures of Leadership and Professional Autonomy: Managing Self, Developing Others
Cultures of leadership and professional autonomy: Managing self, developing others

This chapter explores how subject leaders have a key part in establishing particular educational and social values for their subject areas. These affect critically how people work with each other ...

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