The Essentials of School Leadership
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Brent Davies
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Essentials of School Leadership by Brent Davies
Book DescriptionBuilding on the success of the first edition, this book provides a focused up-to-date introduction to the current themes and dimensions of educational leadership through contributions from some of the leading authors in the field. Each chapter introduces the reader to a key aspect of leadership. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments, new chapter summaries and further reading, and a new chapter on Developing Leadership. Written in an accessible style, this book is essential reading for school leaders who wish to have a better understanding of their leadership role. It is also suitable for Masters/Doctoral students worldwide, and will give those on professional development courses a valuable insight into school leadership.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847875662
(242mm x 170mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brent Davies
Leading the Strategically Focused School, Paperback (April 2011)
Practitioner loved author makes accessible a key development of the field
Talent Management in Education, Paperback (March 2010)
By focusing on talent management, and providing frameworks and explanations of key issues, this book details how to develop talented members of staff - a process that can ultimately help with building high performance schools and leadership depth.
Passionate Leadership in Education, Paperback (August 2008)
Two of the biggest names in educational leadership edit this book - and the contributors include many others. With the increased requirement for higher level training for school leaders, this book is bound to be at the top of their reading lists.
Developing Sustainable Leadership, Paperback (April 2007)» View all books by Brent Davies
Eleven experts take leadership thinking to the next level with insights, frameworks, and strategies for developing and empowering high-quality school leaders and sustaining values-based leadership.
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Author Biography - Brent Davies
Dr Brent Davies is Professor of International Leadership Development at the University of Hull . He is also a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Visiting Professor at the Institute of Education (University of London), Special Professor at the University of Nottingham and a Faculty Member of the Centre on Educational Governance at the University of Southern California. He is an Associate Director of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. Brent spent the first ten years of his career working as a teacher in South London. He then moved into higher education and now works exclusively on leadership and management development programmes for senior and middle managers in schools. He was Director of the International MBA in School Leadership at Leeds Metropolitan University. He then took up a post at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside to establish the first Chair in Educational Leadership and create the International Educational Leadership Centre in Lincoln. He moved to the University of Hull in 2000 to establish the International Leadership Centre. In 2004 he transferred within the University to become a research professor in leadership development at the Hull University Business School.
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