Researching Educational Leadership and Management
Methods and Approaches
- Mark Brundrett - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
- Christopher Rhodes - University of Birmingham, UK
Students using the book are supported by features such as:
- key learning objectives in each chapter
- examples of research tools derived from real leadership project figures
- explanation of key terms and questions
- further reading and key web links for each chapter.
This text will be of interest to Masters' and Doctoral level students, academics in the field of educational leadership and management and all those who wish to research a wide range of issues connected with the operation of schools and institutions of further and higher education.
'Brundrett and Rhodes provide an authoritative, academically robust and highly practical and supportive guide for researchers and practitioners that will quickly become a definitive resource.'
This is a book for Masters and Doctoral level students, academics in the field of educational leadership and management, and anyone who is interested in researching a wide range of issues connected with the operation of schools and institutions of further and higher education. There are key learning objectives in each chapter with examples of tools derived from real leadership project figures alongside an explanation of key terms and questions with further reading and supportive web links for each chapter.
This is a well-written text that allows the reader to follow the practical advice on leadership research within the educational facilities. It takes the reader on a journey, from the initial preparation of research to the final discussion and findings. Overall, an excellent text.
This book is essential for any course exploring aspects of leadership in education settings.
The layout of the book is clear and logical, covering all aspects of research in this area; including research planning, selecting a methodology and writing-up research findings.
The book is ideal for any course, with a research component. It is particularly useful for students studying level 4 courses or above, as it offers the depth and breadth of research design required,
I would strongly advise any institution offering education courses in leadership and management, to use this book as essential reading.
An interesting book for those researching into educational leadership and management.
This book is a very intersting and helpful tool for young researchers in Education leadership and management research.
The way it is organized helps the students to systematize their knowledge about the research process. Very helpful the tips about further readings.
Exceptional book, recommended to all staff undertaking PGC Higher Education Leadership and Management
This is an excellent book for preparing you for educational research and can be applied to any subject.
Each stage is clearly defined and supported with relevant academic literature
I did not feel there was enough specific input relevant to leadership and management positions to differentiate it from current core texts
A really useful text giving clear duscussion of methodologies.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter Two: Theories of Educational Research