Crow, Gary, Lumby, Jacky and Pashiardis, Petros (2008) Introduction. In, Lumby, Jacky, Crow, Gary and Pashiardis, Petros (eds.) International handbook on the preparation and development of school leaders. New York, USA & Abingdon, UK, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1-17.


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Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), the British Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration Society (BELMAS), and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM), this is the first book to provide a comprehensive and comparative review of what is known about the preparation and development of primary and secondary schools leaders across the globe. It describes current issues and debates and an assessment of where the field of leadership development is headed. Key features include the following:

Global Focus - This book provides the first comprehensive look at leadership preparation and development across the globe. The chapter authors are distinguished scholars, drawn from the following countries: USA 7, UK 5, Europe 6, Asia 3, Canada 3, Australia/New Zealand 6, and Africa 6.

Topical & Geographical Focus - Provides researchers and policymakers with critical descriptions and assessments of both topical and geographical areas.

International Expertise -- Chapter contributors are drawn from a variety of theoretical perspectives and represent all major continents.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9780805863871 (paperback)
9780415988476 (hardback)
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Keywords: leadership, leadership preparation, development, international leadership
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Leadership, School Improvement and Effectiveness
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education
ePrint ID: 54822
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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:34

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