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Technology Leadership for School Improvement provides prospective and current K–12 educational leaders with practical coverage of the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and administrate. 1 Leadership and school improvement 1 Introduction 1 Leadership or management? 1 Leadership and school improvement 6 Conclusion 8 2 Models of educational leadership 9 Introduction 9 Models of educational leadership and management 10 Linking the models to leadership development 20 3 The significance of leadership and management development 25 File Size: KB. Leadership for School Improvement Nancy Protheroe With accountability pressures requiring rapid change, the burden falls on the principal to make it happen. I n a recent article about the changing role of the principal, Shellard describes the principalship as “becoming increas-ingly complex and pressure-packed” (). Nowhere is. We believe there are four lessons that point the way to actions that can strengthen school leadership: State and district education leadership policies must work in harmony. District leaders need to support strong principal leadership. By M. Christine DeVita, President, The Wallace Foundation. 3.
Improving School Leadership, Volume 1: Policy and Practice explains why school leadership has become a key policy priority and sets out four policy levers which, taken together, can contribute to improve school leadership and school outcomes. Improving School Leadership Volume 2: Case Studies on System Leadership examines innovative approaches to sharing leadership across schools in Belgium (Flanders), Finland and the United Kingdom (England) and leadership development programmes for system improvement in Australia and Austria. The Jamaica school leadership program has changed the behaviors and practices of school principals and resulted in greater focus on improved instruction and student performance, better school climate, motivated teachers, and more collaboration in planning for overall school improvement. Successful school leadership is an issue currently being debated up and down Caribbean territories. Key issues in the ongoing debate include: students' outcomes and participation in the regional Caribbean Secondary Examinations (CSEC); teacher recruitment and retention; teacher training and continuing professional development (upgrading); and parental involvement.5/5(2).
I would recommend this book to prospective administrators as, Murphy's () text can be instrumental for school improvement. Murphy's discussion of the professional learning model involved continuous inquiry, suggestions for collaboration, and steps toward effective teacher development/5(4). y The school’s Leadership Team regularly looks at school performance data and aggregated classroom obser-vation data and uses that data to make decisions about school improvement and professional development needs. y The Leadership Team shares in decisions of real substance pertaining to curriculum, instruction, and profes-sional Size: KB. Technology Leadership for School Improvement is accompanied by an open-access companion site, tailored to match the content of the book. This site features PowerPoint slides for each chapter, e-flashcards, and a variety of useful Web resources. Perspective on leadership: leading the school development plan What this unit is about This is the second of two units that promote school improvement. It follows on from the unit Perspective on leadership: leading school self-review. This unit focuses on the process of school development File Size: 2MB.