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Leading and Managing Schools.

Author: Helen O'Sullivan; John West-Burnham
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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School leadership and management are fundamental components of school improvement. This is the first study of its kind to relate the principles of effective leadership to the broad spectrum of school life in Ireland. A key resource for school leaders in their personal and professional study, this book critically appraises issues in leading and managing schools. The editors bring together an array of renowned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen O'Sullivan; John West-Burnham
ISBN: 9781446209448 144620944X 9781446288870 1446288870
OCLC Number: 764572102
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: COVER; Contents; The Editors; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Part I: The Big Picture; Chapter 1: Adaptive Challenges for School Leadership; Chapter 2: Leading System Level Change; Chapter 3: Governance Matters; Part II: The Irish Picture; Chapter 4: Leading and Managing Irish schools: A Historical Perspective; Chapter 5: Autonomy and Accountability; Chapter 6: Leadership and the Curriculum --
a Question of Trust; Chapter 7: Leadership and Teacher Education; Chapter 8: Leading and Managing Professional Learning in Schools; Chapter 9: School Leadership for Special Educational Needs.

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