Ready to lead? An exploration of principal preparation from a global to local context

Buchanan, Trevor, and Tomas, Louisa (2019) Ready to lead? An exploration of principal preparation from a global to local context. In: Turner, David, (ed.) School Leader as Researcher. Oxford Global Press, London, UK, pp. 51-73.

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[Extract] The role of the school principal is complex and demanding and requires effective leadership given its influence on a range of important outcomes for schools and students. It is accepted that principal leadership and influence is second only to classroom instruction among school related factors that impact upon student success (Coronel & Fernandez, 2013; Gonski et al., 2018; Dhuey & Smith, 2018; Robinson, Lloyd & Rowe, 2008; Wahlstrom, Seashore, Leithwood & Anderson, 2010; Lynch, Madden & Doe, 2015; Yeigh et al., 2018). The leadership of the principal is therefore critical to school improvement (Coronel & Fernandez, 2013; Fullan 2006; Leithwood, Seashore, Anderson & Wahlstrom, 2004).

Item ID: 56837
Item Type: Book Chapter (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-0-244-22954-2
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 David Turner. All Rights Reserved.
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2020 00:03
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators @ 50%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9304 School/Institution > 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions @ 100%
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