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Successful principal leadership in times of change : an international perspective

Author: Christopher Day; Kenneth A Leithwood
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Studies in educational leadership, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contributes significantly to our understanding of successful school leaders by describing similarities and differences in the work of such leaders in countries ranging from England to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Day; Kenneth A Leithwood
ISBN: 9781402055157 1402055153 9781402055164 1402055161
OCLC Number: 144219187
Description: ix, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Starting with what we know / Kenneth Leithwood and Christopher Day --
2. Successful school principalship in Tasmania / Bill Mulford --
3. Models of successful principal leadership : Victorian case studies / David Gurr and Lawrie Drysdale --
4. Sustaining success in challenging contexts : leadership in English schools / Christopher Day --
5. Successful leadership based on democratic values / Jorunn Moller, Astrid Eggen, Otto L. Fuglestad, Gjert Langfeldt, Anne-Marie Presthus, Siw Skrovset, Else Stjernstrom and Gunn Vedoy --
6. Successful principalship --
the Swedish case / Jonas Hoog, Olof Johansson and Anders Olofsson --
7. Communicative strategies among successful Danish school principals / Lejf Moos, John Krejsler, Klaus Kasper Kofod and Bent Brandt Jensen --
8. Successful leadership : does context matter and if so, how? / Denise Belchetz and Kenneth Leithwood --
9. Successful principalship in Shanghai : a case study / Kam-cheung Wong --
10. Against the odds : successful principals in challenging U.S. schools / Corrie Giles, Stephen L. Jacobson, Lauri Johnson and Rose Ylimaki --
11. Building and sustaining successful principalship : key themes / Christopher Day and Kenneth Leithwood --
12. What we learned : a broad view / Kenneth Leithwood and Christopher Day.
Series Title: Studies in educational leadership, v. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Day and Kenneth Leithwood.
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