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Leadership and Management Development in Education

Leadership and Management Development in Education

March 2008 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Leadership is critical to educational development and specific preparation is vital if leaders are to maximise their effectiveness. In this major new text, Tony Bush draws on his extensive international experience and research to examine the case for leadership development and assess the different modes of preparation used in Europe, including the U.K., North America, Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Africa.

He also examines research on how leadership impacts on school and student outcomes and considers future directions for leadership and management development in education.

This text is essential reading for students of educational leadership and management as well as for policy-makers, headteachers and principals.

Leadership and School Improvement
Models of Educational Leadership
The Significance of Leadership and Management Development
The Curriculum for Leadership Development: Content and Process
Preparing and Supporting Leaders in Developed Countries
The National College for School Leadership
Preparing and Supporting Leaders in Developing Countries
The Impact of Leadership Development
The Future of Leadership Development

'This is a very good and much needed book. Written by a very experienced researcher and teacher in the education leadership world it brings together a wealth of understanding and insights in the field of leadership and management development in education' - International Journal of Educational Management

This has been very useful for students and also educators wishing to progress within their role.

Mrs Michelle Grainger
Sheffield Centre, LifeSkills
September 29, 2014

A very good book for Doctoral program students

Dr Anthony Koyzis
Educational Studies , University of Nicosia
February 18, 2014

A good book with relevant reading for the course specification

Curriculum , Leek College
May 14, 2013

Tony Bush

Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Nottingham, and previously held similar posts at the universities of Leicester, Reading, Lincoln and Warwick. He is President of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) and was presented with the Society’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He is also a Fellow of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). He has an established international profile, with research, consultancy, or invited keynote presentations in 22 countries on all six continents. He has published extensively on many... More About Author

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