Managing Effective Learning and Teaching

Managing Effective Learning and Teaching

Presenting the theory underlying management of teaching and learning, as well as discussion of good practice in schools and colleges, the authors of this volume discuss the rationale for learning and teaching though a consideration of ...

Author: Ann R J Briggs

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412931489

Category: Education

Page: 145

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Presenting the theory underlying management of teaching and learning, as well as discussion of good practice in schools and colleges, the authors of this volume discuss the rationale for learning and teaching though a consideration of curriculum design. This is linked to models of learning and teaching, and the management of contexts for learning, together with the roles and responsibilities of curriculum managers. Examples are drawn from international settings as well as from the United Kingdom, encouraging the reader to explore the context of managing learning and teaching within his/her own institution. The authors provide self-study material, with extensive links to other key texts in the field. This book is a valuable source book for curriculum managers at all levels in schools and colleges, as well as a course book for Masters′ level study in educational management
Categories: Education

Leading and Managing People in Education

Leading and Managing People in Education

This new and revised edition: deals with issues such as succession planning, leadership development and diversity has an enhanced focus on international trends, examples and research acknowledges the changing English context, including the ...

Author: Tony Bush

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446283073

Category: Education

Page: 288

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'This cutting-edge publication is drawn on international research and practice, and undoubtedly encourages reflection and personal development. The authors are experts in the field of education leadership and management.' - Professor Raj Mestry, University of Johannesburg The Third Edition of this successful and respected book covers leadership and management of people at all levels in educational organisations. It contains up-to-date research and literature, covering the entire spectrum of educational institutions. This new and revised edition: deals with issues such as succession planning, leadership development and diversity has an enhanced focus on international trends, examples and research acknowledges the changing English context, including the shift to system leadership, academies and free schools covers changes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland The book will be of great interest to postgraduate students, researchers and academics; candidates on professional leadership qualifications; middle and senior managers, and aspiring leaders in schools and colleges. Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Warwick, UK and Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. David Middlewood is a Research Fellow at The University of Warwick.
Categories: Education

Leading and Managing Education

Leading and Managing Education

Provides a range of perspectives on key themes, drawing on contrasting examples of practice from different national and cultural settings, mapping the international landscape of leadership and management in education.

Author: Nicholas Foskett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761972020

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Provides a range of perspectives on key themes, drawing on contrasting examples of practice from different national and cultural settings, mapping the international landscape of leadership and management in education.
Categories: Education

Managing People in Education

Managing People in Education

The ideas presented here are derived from international research and practice and apply to all phases of education, with the emphasis on applying research findings to improve practice in schools and colleges.

Author: Tony Bush

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446265215

Category: Education

Page: 240

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`Aims to enhance management practice in education by presenting research findings and theory from a wide range of contributors' - Skills and Enterprise Update 'This is indeed a book which could be useful to a much larger readership than the normal closed circle of those working in education' - Managing Schools Today The book presents relevant research and theory in order to enhance management practice in education. The editors' intention is to articulate good practice on the basis of evidence in educational settings. The ideas presented here are derived from international research and practice and apply to all phases of education, with the emphasis on applying research findings to improve practice in schools and colleges.
Categories: Education

Managing the Curriculum

Managing the Curriculum

Keeping the focus clearly on learning and teaching, the authors explore the practical issues for managers at the institutional level, within the context of their need to understand and analyze key educational values and principles.

Author: David Middlewood

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761970320

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Keeping the focus clearly on learning and teaching, the authors explore the practical issues for managers at the institutional level, within the context of their need to understand and analyze key educational values and principles.
Categories: Education

Managing Effective Relationships in Education

Managing Effective Relationships in Education

The top management of these institutions would have little to do with day-to-day teaching and learning matters, ... of educational leadership is closely akin to what Hodgkinson (1991) describes as educational administration — the ...

Author: Carol Cardno

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446292082

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 133

'This is an important book and essential reading for all leaders in education. Carol Cardno expertly shows how effectiveness can be enhanced when complex problems are openly, collaboratively and trustingly resolved. This book offers a refreshing insight into the complexities of being a leader and exercising effective leadership in modernised organisations' -Professor Tanya Fitzgerald, La Trobe University, Melbourne Combining a theoretical and a practical approach, this book provides a guide to educational administration, management and leadership across sectors. The author focuses on two particular topics: organisational learning and dilemma management. More specifically, the author looks at how to bring about productive relationships in order to solve complex problems. By drawing attention to particular sets of theory and practice, Cardno presents seminal and recent research that can be applied to practice in an original way. The author demonstrates that effectiveness is enhanced when complex problems are resolved collaboratively and trustingly. Productive relationships are shown to rely on openness and dialogue. This book will stimulate and support practising and aspiring educational leaders at all levels and in all types of educational organisations. Students, practitioners and researchers in the early childhood, school and tertiary sectors will find this book to be indispensable. Dr Carol Cardno is Professor of Educational Management and until recently was Head of the School of Education at Unitec Institute of Technology. She has held several school management positions and was principal of Waitakere College before establishing an Educational Management Centre at Unitec in 1991.
Categories: Education

Handbook of Educational Leadership and Management

Handbook of Educational Leadership and Management

He was previously Professor of Educational Leadership , International Leadership Centre , University of Hull . ... He is author of Managing Quality in Schools ( 1997 , Pearson Education ) , co - author of Effective Learning in Schools ...

Author: Brent Davies

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273656686

Category: Education

Page: 719

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The Handbook of Educational Leadership & Management represents the most important synthesis of current and future thinking in the area and provides a benchmark for our understanding of the latest thinking and best practice of educational leadership and management.
Categories: Education

Theories of Educational Leadership and Management

Theories of Educational Leadership and Management

The main purpose of schools and colleges is to promote effective teaching and learning. These core issues are unique to education, and 'best practice outside education' is unlikely to be of any help in addressing these central ...

Author: Tony Bush

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526472137

Category: Education

Page: 208

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This fifth edition of Tony Bush’s bestselling text explores the links between educational management theories and the main models of leadership, and their application to policy and practice globally across varied educational contexts. This fully updated new edition is informed by an enhanced global perspective and expanded coverage of important contemporary issues including teacher leadership, professional learning communities, transformational leadership, instructional leadership and a critical assessment of distributed leadership. This is essential reading for all teachers who aspire to management, as well as for experienced leaders on Masters’ level courses, and for those studying school management as part of education degrees.
Categories: Education

Managing Finance and Resources in Education

Managing Finance and Resources in Education

This book is a core text for the University of Leicester MBA in Educational Management.

Author: Marianne Coleman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446232019

Category: Education

Page: 256

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`The book provides an excellent wide and stimulating set of readings and would be useful to anyone taking forward Unit 3 or the Accelerated Route of SQH' - SQH Newsletter `This is a useful addition to the literature on finance and resource management in education.... Those whose work involves managing resources and finance in schools and colleges will find this a useful or even indispensable addition to their bookshelves, whether they are heads, principals or middle managers' - Mentoring and Tutoring This book will provide readers with knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of managing finance, resources and stakeholders in schools and colleges. Written specifically for those studying for an academic qualification at Masters level in educational management, it provides self-study material and links to other key texts in the field. The authors deal with the links between finance, resources and stakeholders in the context of school and college self-management. Examples are drawn from international settings as well as from the United Kingdom. Building on an examination of theoretical perspectives, practical considerations and applications are examined in a format which encourages the reader to explore the context of their own educational institution. This book is a core text for the University of Leicester MBA in Educational Management.
Categories: Education

Effective Educational Leadership

Effective Educational Leadership

Effective. Educational. Leadership. The companion volumes in this series are: Strategic Leadership and Educational Improvement, edited by Margaret Preedy, Ron Glatter and Christine Wise Leading People and Teams in Education, ...

Author: Nigel Bennett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781847871046

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 328

This book is an essential for providers and students of postgraduate level courses in educational management resource and for leadership development provision for head teacher induction programs, NPQH and LPSH. It is also suitable for short courses and for practitioners occupying or aspiring to leadership roles in schools, colleges and other educational organizations.
Categories: Education