Review of the school leadership landscape
The English education system is experiencing an era of unprecedented change, at least as significant as the move to Local Management of Schools after 1988. Nowhere are these changes more keenly felt than amongst the leadership teams and governing bodies of the country’s schools. This research offers a fascinating consideration of the schools’ landscape and clearly highlights how it has evolved over the 10 years since the first review of school leadership in England in 2002. By the National College for School Leadership - 2012
Interrogating School Leaders’ Conceptions of Leadership and Accountability
This Paper investigates prevalent understandings about leadership and accountability held by school leaders, and supported by artifacts such as school leadership policies, job descriptions and appraisal systems. It interrogates the inextricable relationship between leadership and accountability and the underlying assumptions inherent within dominant conceptions. By Prof. Karen E Starr - 2013
A Case Study in a Queensland Secondary School. The main thesis of the study is that in the turbulent complexity of modern schooling, effective leadership is more likely to be spread across a network of individuals rather than concentrated in the hands of one or two leaders. It reveals why distributed school leadership has become prominent in the contemporary international context of school improvement and leadership in the past decade. By Matthew Glen - 2009.
Growing Tomorrows School Leaders: The Challenge
The schools sector is facing serious recruitment and retention problems for teaching and leadership posts. More than half of teachers are over 45 years of age and less than 20 per cent under 30. This report from the HayGroup has been written to capture and summarise how other organisations are tackling this problem and also to highlight good practice within the schools sector. By HayGroup - 2003