Leading School-based Networks

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-05-08
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Based around the lifecycle of a school network, this book takes the reader from the initial inception of a network to considering how to make it sustainable and capable of meeting the future challenges faced by schools and their communities.

Author Biography

Mark Hadfield is Professor in Applied and Practitioner Research at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Christopher Chapman is Reader in Educational Leadership and School Improvement, University of Manchester, UK.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Why get involved in a network of schools?p. 1
Designing an effective school networkp. 23
Establishing a school-based networkp. 45
Building leadership capacity: challenges and opportunitiesp. 74
Sustaining and developing a network of schoolsp. 92
Working the net: the role of the external facilitatorp. 116
Where next?p. 141
Referencesp. 154
Indexp. 159
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