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March 2011 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Bringing together internationally recognised scholars such as Andy Hargreaves, Megan Crawford and Lorna Earl, this book focuses on the relationship between leadership and learning. It draws together a wealth of knowledge and evidence in the field, including:

- Effective leadership practices across a variety of contexts, such as system leadership, professional learning communities and leading different cultures

- Expert commentaries on research, practice and theory

- Overviews of international research evidence on leadership and learning

This book is for students on Masters, EdD courses and similar programmes in educational leadership.

 
PART ONE: EXPLORING MODELS FOR LEADERSHIP AND IMPROVEMENT
Helen Timperley and Jan Robertson
Establishing Platforms for Leadership and Learning
Christopher Day
The Layering of Leadership
Russell Bishop
How Effective Leaders Reduce Educational Disparities
Kenneth Leithwood
Leadership and Student Learning: What Works and How
Philip Hallinger and Ronald H Heck
Leadership and Student Learning Outcomes
Geoff Southworth
Connecting Leadership and Learning
David Hopkins
Realizing the Potential of System Leadership
 
PART TWO: CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING LEARNING-FOCUSED LEADERSHIP
Louise Stoll
Leading Professional Learning Communities
Helen Timperley
Leading Teachers' Professional Learning
Viviane M.J. Robinson, Linda Bendikson and John Hattie
Leadership and Student Outcomes: Are Secondary Schools Unique?
Helen Wildy and Simon Clarke
Instructional Leadership: Teacher Level
 
PART THREE: BROADENING IDEAS OF LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT
James Spillane et al
A Distributed Perspective on Learning Leadership
Marianne Coleman
Leadership and Diversity
Lorna Earl and Lynne Hannay
Educators as Knowledge Leaders
Megan Crawford
Why the Study of Emotion Matters in School Leadership
Jan Robertson
Partnership in Leadership and Learning
Andy Hargreaves
Fusion and the Future of Leadership

'"Leadership for what?" ask the editors of this important new book - finally acknowledging that leadership's most important attribute is knowing where you are heading. Beginning to question the bedevilling assumption that school success is all about exams, this book is a significant step on the road from 19th to 21st century education' -
Professor Guy Claxton, author of 'What's the Point of School?'


Well written and accessible. Liked the reflective questions and activities.

Mrs Michelle Rogers
Centre for Early Childhood, University of Worcester
March 12, 2013

Very clear links between the impact of good leadership and shared visions on progression of learning

Mrs Fiona Hunter
School of Education, Nottingham Trent University
February 27, 2013

Very comprehensive book. Aimed more at leadership within schools, and I work within HEI. However, there are many elements within the text that can be contextualised to HEI

Mrs Sharon Parker
School of Health Studies, Bradford University
October 31, 2012

A very important addition to the ranks of leadership texts, designed specifically for those involved in educational leadership. It is particularly strong in relation to values and beliefs. Well worth purchasing.

Mr Martin Williams
Newport School of Education, University of Wales, Newport
June 15, 2012

Useful text that clearly explains the relationship between leadership and the educational environment.

Mrs Karen Veneziale
Teacher Education, Accrington & Rossendale College
September 8, 2011

A very interesting text inrtroducing and developing some in depth discussion around the issues of leadership

Ms Karen Perry
insistitute of education, Manchester Metropolitan University
August 3, 2011

Every school administrator should read this book.

Dr Chuma Osuchukwu
Postgraduate Faculty, London School of Business and Management
March 26, 2011

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Jan Robertson

Jan Robertson’s expertise focuses on professional learning and leadership development. In particular, her work in leadership coaching and boundary breaking leadership development has highlighted the importance of self-awareness and knowledge of others in leadership.... More About Author

Helen S.Timperley

Dr. Helen Timperley is Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of Auckland. Her extensive research experience has focused on how to promote professional and leadership learning in schools in ways that make a difference to outcomes for those student learners who are currently underserved by the system. She has numerous research articles in both these areas published in international journals, has spoken at a range of invited seminars and undertaken consultancies in Europe, Canada and Australia. She has written six books on her specialty research areas with many translated into a range of languages. Most of her published and... More About Author

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