PART ONE: EXPLORING MODELS FOR LEADERSHIP AND IMPROVEMENT Establishing Platforms for Leadership and Learning - Helen Timperley and Jan Robertson The Layering of Leadership - Christopher Day How Effective Leaders Reduce Educational Disparities - Russell Bishop Leadership and Student Learning: What Works and How - Kenneth Leithwood Leadership and Student Learning Outcomes - Philip Hallinger and Ronald H Heck Connecting Leadership and Learning - Geoff Southworth Realizing the Potential of System Leadership - David Hopkins PART TWO: CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING LEARNING-FOCUSED LEADERSHIP Leading Professional Learning Communities - Louise Stoll Leading Teachers' Professional Learning - Helen Timperley Leadership and Student Outcomes: Are Secondary Schools Unique? - Viviane M.J. Robinson, Linda Bendikson and John Hattie Instructional Leadership: Teacher Level - Helen Wildy and Simon Clarke PART THREE: BROADENING IDEAS OF LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT A Distributed Perspective on Learning Leadership - James Spillane et al Leadership and Diversity - Marianne Coleman Educators as Knowledge Leaders - Lorna Earl and Lynne Hannay Why the Study of Emotion Matters in School Leadership - Megan Crawford Partnership in Leadership and Learning - Jan Robertson Fusion and the Future of Leadership - Andy Hargreaves
Jan Robertson is Head of Department, London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education.
'"Leadership for what?" ask the editors of this important new book - finally acknowledging that leadership's most important attribute is knowing where you are heading. Beginning to question the bedevilling assumption that school success is all about exams, this book is a significant step on the road from 19th to 21st century education' - Professor Guy Claxton, author of 'What's the Point of School?'