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Leading futures : global perspectives on educational leadership

Author: Alma Harris; Michelle S Jones
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A first-of-its-kind book on educational leadership with a global perspective


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alma Harris; Michelle S Jones
ISBN: 9789351502555 9351502554
OCLC Number: 920966627
Description: xxxii, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsInternational Comparisons: Critique, Culture and Context - Alma Harris and Michelle Jones1: SYSTEM LEVELLeading Futures: System TransformationWho's Afraid of PISA: The Fallacy of International Assessments of System Performance - Yong ZhaoEconomic Development and Competitiveness: A Primary Driver of School Reform Policy in the USA - Janet H. ChrispeelsInnovative Schools and Their Role in the Education Policy Cycle in Russia - Isak Froumin and Anatoly KasprzhakSchool Leadership Development in Hong Kong: Taking a Retrospective and Prospective View on Policy and Practice - Paula KwanMovers and Shapers: Reframing System Leadership for the 21st Century - Anthony Mackay and Albert BertaniLeading System-wide Educational Improvement in Ontario - Carol CampbellII: PROFESSIONAL LEVELLeading Futures: Leading Professional LearningExploring the Practice of Professional Learning Communities: Case of Hong Kong Primary Schools - Nicholas Sun-keung Pang and Zoe Lai-mei LeungPrincipal Preparation and Professional Development in Malaysia: Exploring Key Influences and Current Practice - Corinne Jacqueline Perera, Donnie Adams and Vasu MuniandyDesigning and Developing Australian Principal Certification: With the Profession, for the Profession - Louisa RennieNetworking for Educational Equity: Rethinking Improvement Within, Between and Beyond Schools - Christopher ChapmanLeading Professional Learning to Improve Schools in Challenging Circumstances in Russia - Serge Kosaretsky, Irina Grunicheva, Marina Pinskaya, Alma Harris and Michelle JonesDeveloping Leaders for Schools in Singapore - Pak Tee NgIII: LEADER AND LEARNER LEVELLeading Futures: Leading LearningGeneration X Leaders in Global Cities: Emerging Perspectives on Recruitment, Retention and Succession Planning - Karen EdgeGetting Beyond Our Fixation with Leaders' Behaviours: Engaging with Leading Practice for Real - James P. SpillaneLeading Effective Pedagogy - David Reynolds and Daniel MuijsLeading Future Pedagogies - Jill JamesonInternational Comparisons-Good or Misunderstood? - Alma Harris and Michelle JonesIndex
Responsibility: edited by Alma Harris and Michelle S. Jones.


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