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Effective School Leadership
Responding to Change

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September 1998 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Effective School Leadership raises many questions about effective leadership and how it is seen from different viewpoints. The issues are placed in political context and in relation to a changing world scene.

Chresten Kruchov, John MacBeath and Kathryn Riley
Introduction
John MacBeath
Seven Selected Heresies of Leadership
John MacBeath, Leif Moos and Kathryn Riley
Time For a Change
Jenny Reeves, Leif Moos and Joan Forrest
The School Leader's View
Leif Moos, Pat Mahony and Jenny Reeves
What Teachers, Parents, Governors and Pupils Want from Their Heads
Neil Dempster and Lloyd Logan
Expectations of School Leaders
An Australian Picture

 
Leif Moos and Neil Dempster
Some Comparative Learnings from the Study
Pat Mahony, John MacBeath and Leif Moos
Who Really Runs the School?
Neil Dempster and Pat Mahony
Ethical Challenges in School Leadership
Kathryn Riley and John MacBeath
Effective Leaders and Effective Schools
Jenny Reeves and Neil Dempster
Developing Effective School Leaders
Angus MacDonald
Postscript

`This is a zippy read arising out of the international project "effective leadership in a time of change", which grapples with the nature and practice of leadership (as opposed to management or administration) in schools' - Times Educational Supplement

John MacBeath

John MacBeath is Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, Director of Leadership for Learning: the Cambridge Network and Projects Director for the Centre for Commonwealth Education. Until 2000 he was Director of the Quality in Education Centre at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. As well as his interest and research on leadership he has, for the last decade, worked with schools, education authorities and national governments on school self-evaluation. Five books on self-evaluation have been addressed mainly to a teacher and senior management readership. These include Schools Must Speak for Themselves, Self-Evaluation in... More About Author

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