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International Handbook on the Preparation and Development of School Leaders

Edited by: Jacky Lumby , Gary Crow , Petros Pashiardis

Print publication date:  July  2008
Online publication date:  May  2009

Print ISBN: 9780415988476
eBook ISBN: 9780203872239
Adobe ISBN: 9781135277017

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Book description

Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), the British Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration Society (BELMAS), and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM), this is the first book to provide a comprehensive and comparative review of what is known about the preparation and development of primary and secondary school leaders across the globe. It describes current issues and debates and offers an assessment of where the field of leadership development is headed. Key features include the following:

Global Focus: this book provides the first comprehensive look at leadership preparation and development across the globe. The chapter authors are distinguished scholars, drawn from the US, UK, Europe, Asia, Canada, Australia/New Zealand, and Africa.

Topical & Geographical Focus: provides researchers and policymakers with critical descriptions and assessments of both topical and geographical areas.

International Expertise: chapter contributors are drawn from a variety of theoretical perspectives and represent all major continents.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction: Why an International Handbook on the Preparation and Development of School Leaders? Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Nature and Specialized Purposes of Educational Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Leadership and Culture Download PDF
Chapter  4:  A Life and Career Based Framework for the Study of Leaders in Education: Problems, Possibilities and Prescriptions Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Effects of Leadership on Student Academic/Affective Achievement Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Race and Racism in Leadership Development Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Gender and Leadership Development Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Theories of Learning Download PDF
Chapter  9:  School Development and School Leader Development: New Learning Opportunities for School Leaders and Their Schools Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Recruitment and Selection of School Leaders Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Curriculum and Pedagogy Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Mentoring and Coaching Programs for the Professional Development of School Leaders Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Evaluation of School Principals Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Understanding and Assessing the Impact of Leadership Development Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Leadership Preparation and Development in North America Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Leadership Development in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Leadership Development in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  18:  School Leadership Development in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Preparing and Developing School Leaders in the Middle East: Towards Mediating Westernization with Indigenous and Evidence-Based Practice and Theories of Educative Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Leader Development Across Three Chinese Societies Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Professional Learning of School Leaders in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Leadership Development in Small Island States Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Epilogue Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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