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This book offers a succinct and accessible overview of up-to-date and internationally located issues and advice around leading in educational settings. It draws on the work of key authors in the field, including that of the highly credible authors, which indicates the solid evidence
base for the book.
Authoritative, & reader-friendly. Recommended.
I acquired this text with the intention of suggesting it to a group of undergraduate students undertaking Supervision training with health and counselling professionals working within a context of education. The intention was that it would offer the students information about coaching with members of this group that often happens as part of the supervision process.
This book is used by the teacher leading the course to support her practice
An excellent theory book, which identifies the key principles of leadership and management.
excellent links to literature and research.
the links made to practice allow the reader to draw comparisons to roles within leadership
A useful review of key issues at a time when government is placing increasing emphasis on leadership in education.
Useful for those new to management in the sector. This details effective strategies and helpful/useful advice to be effective in leading a team.
This book is written in a very readable style.It explores the differing nature fo leadership and mangement models.It offers many perspectives from both the British educational system and other countries systems.It is a useful book for those trainees that find themselves in a managment role and wish to deeepen theri understanding of mangement systems and practices.
As a third edition, the coaching and mentoring section was still in need of further refining. There is much more separation between coaching and mentoring and this text does not fully differentiate between the two.
Excellent easy to follow book with case studies and good reflection opportunities.
A very useful book for any student studying leadership and management within education.
An up to date book specifically generated for leading and managing people in education; this is particularly useful as books tend to be generic to business. Useful sub headings.