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Author Dimmock, Clive A. J.
Title Leadership, capacity building and school improvement : concepts, themes and impact / Clive Dimmock.
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.
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Description viii, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Leadership for learning series
Leadership for learning (Routledge (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-226) and index.
Contents Clarifying and conceptualizing educational leadership as capacity building: key issues of contestation -- New perspectives on educational leadership as a field of theory and practice: leaders' dispositions, school context and societal culture -- The appeal and expectations of leadership and the importance of self-efficacy -- Leadership as capacity building: designing schools fit for purpose -- Learning-centred leadership -- Distributed leadership as capacity building: possibilities, paradoxes and realities -- Leadership of schools as 'research-engaged' professional learning communities -- Leadership preparation and development as capacity building -- Specialist schools and their leadership: an international comparison of England and Singapore -- Transformational leadership and organizational change: schooling as preparation for twenty-first century knowledge-based economies -- Leadership as capacity building: traits and dispositions, interpersonal skills, context and culture - all matter.
Summary "The Leadership for Learning series explores the connections between educational leadership, policy, curriculum, human resources and accountability. Each book in the series approaches its subject matter through a three-fold structure of process, themes and impact. Series Editors - Clive Dimmock, Mark Brundrett and Les Bell Leadership,"--Provided by publisher.
Subject School management and organization.
Educational leadership.
School improvement programs.
ISBN 9780415404365 (hardback)
0415404363 (hardback)
9780415404372 (paperback)
0415404371 (paperback)
9780203817452 (e-book)
0203817451 (e-book)
OCLC number 166382902