This book will help educational leaders and aspiring educational leaders to examine their own values and practice.

Models of Educational Leadership

Models of educational leadership

The last chapter argued that due to current pressures on educational practice, educational leaders needed to embrace the following requirements as integral to their role:

  • An ecological and political awareness extending beyond the institutional and local, to the national and global.
  • The espousal of a notion of public good, drawing people beyond the personal and consumerist.
  • A proactive and reflexive approach to a rich and extended version of accountability.
  • The building of constituencies with others, professionals and non-profesionals, to develop extended partnerships not only to improve professional practice, but society in general.
  • An embrace of epistemological provisionality, not only as a reflection of humility in such partnerships, but also as a counterweight to moves towards absolutist and relavist views.
  • A continued need for professional ...
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