From school improvement to sustained capacity: the parallel leadership pathway

Crowther, Frank (2011) From school improvement to sustained capacity: the parallel leadership pathway. Corwin (Sage), Thousand Oaks, CA. United States. ISBN 978-1-4129-8694-6


Will your school improvement plan stand the test of time? Bestselling author Frank Crowther makes a compelling case for capacity building and parallel leadership as the keys to ensuring sustainable improvement. Based on a recent research study that examined how school leaders collaborated to enhance quality in their workplaces, this book
* Outlines six research-based dynamics for accomplishing lasting results
* Provides real-life examples of successful parallel leadership among administrators, teachers, and students
* Demonstrates effective capacity building in a variety of settings with case studies and simulations.

Everything you need to build a successful and sustainable plan that is rooted in enduring principles is right here, complete with practical examples and proven tools.

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2011 03:09
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2017 01:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: capacity building; parallel leadership; sustained improvement
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160506 Education Policy
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Identification Number or DOI: 10.4135/9781452275321

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