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Leadership and Management in Education Cultures, Change, and Context

by Marianne (Institute of Education, University of London) Coleman

Leadership and Management in Education Cultures, Change, and Context Synopsis

This edited text provides an international perspective on leadership and management roles and their relationship to improvement within educational institutions. The interactions of educational institutions are examined at local, national and global levels with case studies and examples being drawn from many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Two main themes are explored. The first is the move to site based management for educational institutions, linked to improvement. The second investigates the idea of learning for all and explores the ways in which leadership and management can contribute towards the development and enhancement of student learning, staff development and institutional growth. The authors, who are mainly drawn from the Institute of Education, University of London, make full use of the whole range of international literature relating to educational leadership, management and administration providing a textbook for masters-level students.

Leadership and Management in Education Cultures, Change, and Context Press Reviews

This book is an excellent example of an English-language academic textbook...Through its clear and easy-to-follow structure, it is very accessible for the reader. It is a very useful resource not only for self-instruction, but also for the teachers of teachers and educational managers. Philip Grollmann, University of Bremen, Germany

Book Information

ISBN: 9780199268573
Publication date: 25th November 2004
Author: Marianne (Institute of Education, University of London) Coleman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 312 pages
Categories: Organization & management of education,

About Marianne (Institute of Education, University of London) Coleman

Marianne Coleman is Senior Lecturer in Education Management at the Institute of Education, University of London. She is the author of a number of books, including: Women as Headteachers: Striking the Balance, Trentham Books, 2002; Research Methods in Educational Management and Leadership, Paul Chapman, with A. Briggs, 2002 and; Leadership and Strategic Management in Education, Paul Chapman, with T. Bush, 2000. Peter Earley is Reader in Education Management at the Institute of Education, University of London. He is the author of a number of books including: Improving Schools and Inspection: The Self-inspecting School, Paul Chapman/Sage, with N. Ferguson et al, 2000 and; Improving ...

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