Provides a highly practical, evidence-informed introduction to management and middle leadership issues, based on research of a range of posts in primary and secondary contexts. Written to support practitioners, this edition reflects the research in educational management, as well as developments in workforce reform.
Introduces the principles and philosophies of marketing for schools, and the concepts of supply and demand, segmentation and buying behaviour. The author goes on to cover advanced approaches, marketing research methods particularly suitable for schools, and strategic analysis and planning.
A truly transformational guide for developing wellbeing resilience and self-leadership in young people, because Neil and Jane Hawkes passionately believe that the greatest resource that humanity has is its children: our future prosperity as a species rests with them.
This book gives a broad, easy-to-read overview of the cultural, social and political ideas that have shaped our education system and how we think about the concept of Education. This new edition has been updated with new chapters, a new case study feature and coverage of hot topics trending today.
The nuanced interconnections of poverty and educational attainment across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are explored in this unique analysis. Experts investigate how different educational structures and policies affect teachers' engagement with marginalised groups and consider how inequalities might be reduced.
With an astute examination of practice in schools, Claire Hill and Kat Howard take a thoughtful and strategic view of how to ensure a sense of connection and cohesion within schools, to ensure that all feel part of the collective curricular journey towards a gold standard.
To help teacher educators undertake self-study, this book offers a range of research methodologies, which show what issues experienced teacher educators have chosen to study, how they would research, and what the outcomes were.
This book will strengthen your research practice and help build a culture of research across your school. Whether you are a class teacher or school leader, you will be guided to use the power of research to strengthen practice in yourself and others.
This book combines practice, theory and research and draws on the authors' international experience to provide an invaluable resource for reflection and change for everyone who contributes to and studies leadership.
This book combines practical knowledge and understanding of leadership roles in education with robust theories underpinning leadership and management to offer a model of excellence for those who lead, or aspire to lead, in education.
Data in education is increasingly important but, despite their best efforts, teachers and educators frequently struggle to understand the core principles of data use and interpretation. This book will help readers understand the use of statistics in education, and show them how to use data effectively in classrooms and schools.
A textbook that promotes thoughtful engagement with key issues and theories that inform an understanding of childhood development. It intends to turn readers away from our collective tendency to simplify the experiences of young children and replace this with an understanding of the social dynamic that constitutes childhood.
This text highlights issues which underpin the professional capabilities of existing and aspiring subject leaders. The content is designed to build on the skills, knowledge, understanding and attributes which serving Heads of Department and subject co-ordinators already possess.
This book makes a defence of compassion as an essential and significant quality that should be at the heart of the education of young people. Understanding and justifying compassion as a virtue, this book argues that compassion is a virtue central to all human relationships from the familial, to the communal and to the global.
Presents arguments about the nature of expert school leadership, paralleling developments from the early 1980s, when the emphasis was on identifying the behaviours of effective principals, to the early 1990s, when the focus had shifted to
Leadership and strategic management are both issues of central importance in raising achievement in schools and colleges and thus are at the heart of the educational debate today.
This book is concerned with such major issues as: the nature of strategic management in education; the importance of vision, and mission; styles of leadership; models of educational management; and the purposes of strategic management, which here are equated with the effectiveness and improvement of the institution.
It will be invaluable for students of educational management, such as those following masters degrees. It is also directly relevant to teachers and lecturers and schools of all phases and in further education colleges
This text is designed to assist secondary schools to identify strengths, weaknesses and priorities for action, and provide the photocopiable proformas which can be used in an annual, rolling audit which should lead to the production of effective development plans.
This volume provides a wide range of professional development activities to support schools in their own improvement journeys. It aims to provide new opportunities for teachers and management to reflect critically on, and improve, teacher and pupil autonomy.
Should school governors be seen as active citizens or state volunteers? Can educational reforms and changes in the status of school governing bodies be seen as part of a wider political process? This book draws on research evidence and theories from sociology, political science, gender studies and organizational analysis to answer these questions.
This book argues that the fundamental requirements for leadership for learning in the early years should be provided by considering social contexts, adopting a commitment to collective working and focusing on improving children's learning outcomes.