Leading Professional Practice in Education
- Christine Wise - The Open University
- Marion Cartwright - The Open University
- Pete Bradshaw - The Open University
Continuing Professional Development | Leadership | Leadership & Management
The book covers:
- leading learning and learner leadership
- change processes and distributed leadership
- leading professional development for educational contexts.
Designed to encourage critical analysis and debate, this volume will be a useful resource for postgraduate and professional development courses in educational leadership and for practitioners. It is a companion to Educational Leadership: Context, Strategy and Collaboration, also published by Sage.
'This excellent compilation provides a valuable overview of key themes and issues, enabling the reader to engage critically with emerging ideas and debates'-Professor Tim Simkins, Sheffield Hallam University
'This timely collection brings together important writings to critically examine the complex issue of leadership for learning and how pupil, professional and institutional learning are inextricably linked. Highly recommended'
- Professor Peter Earley, London Centre for Leadership in Learning
This book has provided some useful information for the completion of assignments.
This is an excellent book that explains the idea of leadership for learning. The selection of readings provides a rich understanding of the interlink between pupils, practitioners, educational institutions, and communities. From leading learning to leading professional development, this book provides an insight into the complex world of leadership in practice. It is recommended to master students and practitioners working in the educational field.
A recommended book
Links well to year 2 DET module on professionalism.
Interesting book for students. The level is fine and it covers enough subjects
Interesting supplemental book for students
As with previous Open University publications used in the MA Education Leadership and Management modules at my University, Leading Professional Practice in Education provides a very good range of conceptual papers and research reports written by experts in the field.
Useful book to assist with the concept of Inclusive Practice. Valuable information that supports the frameworks for building positive leadership skills and the effectice practice required in our everyday working life. Debates around the implementation of effective practice and the importance of making change and improving practice.
I would like to use as part of the reading requirements for Sep 2013
A useful book which examine the complex issue of leadership. The book also examines the implementation and continuation of change within the organisation - a contemporary issue within the field of education.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Sample Chapter - Leadership for Learning (Sue Swaffield and John MacBeath)