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Advances in Educational Administration presents new perspectives and the latest thinking within the areas of educational leadership and administration.
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“Collective Efficacy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Leadership is at once sweeping and focused. It examines leadership in dramatic situations around the world and furnishes new insights about how leaders work with others to dramatically transform whole societies. The net effect is inspirational, but also deeply insightful about the role of leadership in social and cultural change”.
Michael Fullan, OC.
Professor Emeritus, and Former Dean, OISE/University of Toronto
“The editors and authors of Collective Efficacy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Leadership capture an essential truth of leadership: its complexity. Leadership is a core function of human social interaction that crosses innumerable fields of practice and study. The multi-disciplinary, international approach in this work appropriately explores the many evolving facets of leadership – challenging each of us to reflect deeply about our own experiences”.
Timothy P. White
Chancellor, California State University
Volume 19: Understanding the Principalship An International Guide to Principal Preparation
Charles L.Slater and Sarah W.Nelson
This volume originates from the International Study of Principal Preparation (ISPP), a collaborative project representing nearly a decade of research on principal preparation in countries throughout the world.
The authors attend to dynamic changes that are affecting the way principals work and provide extensive reviews of literature on educational administrator preparation, as well as offering a perspective on local history and culture.
Volume 18: Identifying Leaders for Urban Charter, Autonomous and Independent Schools Above and Beyond the Standards
Kimberly B. Hughes and Sara A. M. Silva
This book reviews the balance of self, both personal and professional, that will guide leaders to manage the operational and educational demands of leading a charter/autonomous school. The volume provides administrators with the requisite skills and necessary tools to effectively manage the complexities of leadership in urban charter/autonomous schools.
Volume 17: Successful School Leadership Preparation and Development
Karen L. Sanzo, Steve Myran and Anthony H. Normore
This book highlights lessons learned from the successful implementation the School Leadership Program which was grant-funded by the United States Department of Education. Using real-life experiences, the volume details the implementation of these practices including coaching, internship, evaluating projects, and forging partnerships with preparation entities.
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This book addressess the question "what is needed within systems of education to prepare the next generation of leaders for a competitive global environment?" The authors focus on such topics as online learning, technology, leadership, and English Language Learners to show the challenges to traditional educational practices and the ways in which learning environments are responding to the new reality of globalization.
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Volume 15: The Management and Leadership of Educational Marketing: Research, Practice and Applications
Izhar Oplatka and Jane Hemsley-Brown
Leading scholars in Educational Marketing address the issues of student retention; trust; building relationships with parents, curriculum marketing, strategic marketing, and market orientation in the educational arena. Special attention is given to the promotion of education in respect to school innovation, success, and accountability. This volume will aid scholars who are interested in understanding the leadership of educational institutions, and of principals, marketers, and administrators who face inter-institutional competition in the context of schooling, tertiary or higher education.
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This series discusses the salient issues that are of prominent concern to both school administrators and teachers. Each volume tends to proceed from a comprehensive overview of the topic to then examine specific issues in more detail, providing practical application, methods of identifying and addressing problems, operational frameworks and strategies for improvements.
Advances in Educational Administration:
Chapters by international scholars and educators provide educators, policy makers and government officers with current information and research needed to make improved decisions in the area of educational administration.
Previous volumes include; Leadership in Education, Corrections and Law Enforcement; Global Perspectives on Educational Leadership Reform; Teaching Leaders to Lead Teachers; No Child Left Behind and other Federal Programs for Urban School Districts; Technology and Education: Issues in Administration, Policy, and Applications in K12 schools; Administering Special Education: In Pursuit of Dignity and Autonomy; Challenges of Urban Education and Efficacy of School Reform
Anthony H. Normore
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, USA
Anthony H. Normore (Tony)
Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Leadership, Graduate School of Education, California Lutheran University. His research focuses on leadership development, preparation and socialization of urban school leaders in the context of ethics and social justice.
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