Originally published in 1984. The argument of this book is that the preceding 12 to 15 years saw significant changes in educationalists’ understanding and application of the concepts of leadership, and because of these changes two things happened. One, the relationship between participants changed; and two, policy and practice also changed. The papers in this collection have been specially commissioned or collected together with this thesis in mind. Each of them examines leadership with special reference to one or more aspects, sectors, roles or interests within the educational system of England and Wales.
General Editor’s Preface. Foreword. Part 1: Introduction: The Organizational Framework for Educational Leadership 1. The Organizational Framework for Educational Leadership Paul Harling Part 2: The Nature of Educational Leadership 2. Introduction 3. Trends in Educational Leadership Thought Alan Paisey 4. Leadership and the Effective School Steve Murgatroyd and H.L. Gray Part 3: The System 5.Introduction 6. Education and Local Government in the Light of Central Government Policy Colin Hunter 7. National Policies for Education Sir William Pile 8. The Influence of Her Majesty's Inspectors Tim Brighouse 9. Leadership by the Chief Education Officer: Past, Present and Future John Hornsby 10. The Deputy Director of Education: The Phoenix of LEA Administration Robert E. Jennings 11. Planning and Sustaining the School Curriculum: Questions of Coordination and Control Christopher Phillips and Michael Strain 12. Local Education Authority Advisers: Their Role and Future Ray Bolam 13. The LEA Adviser: Developing Roles Joan Dean Part 4: The Schools 14.Introduction 15. Educational Leadership and the School Governing Body Lynton Gray and Nigel Bennett 16. Selected Leadership Functions of the School Principal V. McGeown 17. Educational Management and School Leadership: An Evolutionary Perspective David Winkley 18. School Decision-Making and the Primary Headteacher Paul Harling 19. The Secondary School Head as Leader Colin King 20. The Role of the Deputy Head in Secondary Schools P.R. Owen, M. Davies and A. Wayment 21. New Directions in Departmental Leadership Nicholas Tyldesley 22. The Role of the Head of Department: Some Questions and Answers R. G. Bloomer 23. Leadership and the Teacher Steve Murgatroyd and David Reynolds 24. Subordinates' Strategies of Interaction in the Management of Schools Simon Pratt Part 5. Higher Education 25.Introduction 26. Leadership in Post-compulsory Education Brian Fidler 27. Beyond the Subject Monolith: Subject Traditions and Subcultures Ivor Goodson Part 6. Quangos and Other Influences 28.Introduction 29. The Schools Council, the ‘Professional Centre’ Concept and the 'Teachers’ Centre’ Movement John Brand 30. Pushing for Equality: The Influence of the Teachers’ Unions and Other Pressure Groups Paul Lodge and Tessa Blackstone 31. Parental Choice in Education Brian Holmes 32. Leadership in the Primary School: The Role of the Media Dan Wicksteed
Reissuing works originally published between 1975 and 1997, this collection includes books covering all aspect of managing schools, from primary to further education. With an international selection of authors, some volumes present case studies while others address wider areas of concern in the management of educational institutions. Individual volumes concern special schools and specific types such as the grant-maintained system in the UK. Topics cross over from finance to staff development to politics and governance to innovation. This is an excellent varied set for any education management bookself.