Reshaping the Landscape of School Leadership Development: A Global Perspective traces developments in this arena as they evolved since 1980. The book is comprised of chapters authored by the leading scholars in the fields of educational leadership and school leadership development from the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The volume is designed as one part primer on key policy issues (e.g., the role of standards), one part description of global leadership development practices (professional learning communities, problem-based leadership preparation, computer simulation, and apprenticeships) in school leadership development, and one part assessment of future trends.
Table of Contents
Section I: School Leadership Development as a Global Challenge
Chapter 1 The Emergence of School Leadership Development in an Era of Globalization: 1980-2002 Philip Hallinger, Mahidol University, Thailand
Chapter 2 A Blueprint for Successful Leadership in an Era of Globalization in Learning Brian Caldwell, University of Melbourne, Australia
Chapter 3 The Changing Roles and Training of Headteachers: The Recent Experience in England and Wales Raymond Bolam, University of Cardiff, Wales
Chapter 4 Reconceptualizing Administrative Preparation of Principals: Epistemological Issues and Perspectives Joseph Chin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chapter 5 Developing Standards for School Leadership Development: A Process Joseph Murphy, Vanderbilt University, USA and Neil Shipman, Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium, USA
Section II: Global Approaches to School Leader Preparation and Development
Chapter 6 Developing School Leaders: One Principal at a Time Dennis Littky and Molly Schen, Big Picture Productions, Providence, RI, USA
Chapter 7 Problem-based Leadership Development: Developing the Cognitive and Skill Capacities of School Leaders Michael Copland, University of Washington, USA
Chapter 8 Research and Development in Leadership Preparation: Adapting "Global Knowledge" for a Local Context Philip Hallinger, Mahidol University, Thailand and Pornkasem Kantamara, Asian University of Science and Technology, Thailand
Chapter 9 Developing Leaders for Self-Managing Schools: The Role of a Principal Center in Accreditation and Professional Learning Bruce Davis, Consultant, Australia
Chapter 10 Developing Singapore School Leaders for a Learning Nation Chong Keng Choy, Kenneth Stott, and Low Guat Tin, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Chapter 11 Balancing Stability and Change: Implications for Professional Preparation and Development of Principals in Hong Kong Jack Lam, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chapter 12 Professional Development for Principals in Taiwan: The Status Quo and Future Needs Ming-Dih Lin, Chung Cheng National University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chapter 13 Principal Training and Development in China: Past, Present and Future Feng Daming, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Chapter 14 Supporting School Leaders in an Era of Accountability: The National College for School Leadership in England Harry Tomlinson, Leeds Metropolitan University, England
Section III Global Trends, Conclusions and Implications
Chapter 15 Examining the Impact of Professional Preparation on Beginning School Administrators Ronald Heck, University of Hawaii, USA
Chapter 16 Toward a Second Generation of School Leadership Standards Ken Leithwood and Rosanne Steinbach, U. of Toronto/OISE, Canada
Chapter 17 School Leader Development: Current Trends from a Global Perspective Stephan Huber, Research Centre for School Development and Management, Germany
Chapter 18 School Leadership Preparation and Development in Global Perspective: Future Challenges and Opportunities Philip Hallinger, Mahidol University, Thailand