9780854737215

Urban Pioneers, Leading the Way Ahead: First Lessons from the Leadership on the Front-line Project

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  • ISBN13:

    9780854737215

  • ISBN10:

    0854737219

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-06-30
  • Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc

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Summary

This lively and accessible book describes the experiences of eighteen headteachers and school principals from London, Liverpool and Belfast. What are the school and community challenges they face? How do they know what to do on a day-to-day basis? Is there something distinctive about being an urban school leader?

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The projectp. 3
School and community contextp. 6
Values and beliefsp. 12
Day-to-day realitiesp. 15
Research issues - what's new?p. 19
Issues for policy, professional development and practicep. 21
Description of schoolsp. 25
Community identityp. 28
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