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Reshaping the Landscape of School Leadership Development

A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

Edited by Philip Hallinger

Taylor & Francis

322 pages

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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

Chapter 2 A Blueprint for Successful Leadership in an Era of Globalization

in Learning

Brian Caldwell

Chapter 3 The Changing Roles and Training of Headteachers:

The Recent Experience in England and Wales

Raymond Bolam

Chapter 4 Reconceptualizing Administrative Preparation of Principals:

Epistemological Issues and Perspectives

Joseph Chin

Chapter 5 Developing Standards for School Leadership Development:

A Process and Rationale

Joseph Murphy and Neil Shipman

Section II Global Approaches to School Leader Preparation and


Chapter 6 Developing School Leaders: One Principal at a Time

Dennis Littky and Molly Schen

Chapter 7 Problem-based Leadership Development: Developing

the Cognitive and Skill Capacities of School Leaders

Michael Copland

Chapter 8 Research and Development in Leadership Preparation:

Adapting ‘Global Knowledge’ for a Local Context

Philip Hallinger

Chapter 9 Developing Leaders for Self-Managing Schools: The Role of a

Principal Center in Accreditation and Professional Learning

Bruce Davis

Chapter 10 Developing Singapore School Leaders for a Learning Nation

Chong Keng Choy, Kenneth Stott, and Low Guat Tin

Chapter 11 Balancing Stability and Change: Implications for Professional

Preparation and Development of Principals in Hong Kong

Jack Lam

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Chapter 12 Professional Development for Principals in Taiwan:

The Status Quo and Future Needs

Ming-Dih Lin

Chapter 13 Principal Training and Development in the People’s

Republic of China: Retrospect and Prospect

Feng Daming

Chapter 14 Supporting School Leaders in an Era of Accountability:

The National College for School Leadership in England

Harry Tomlinson

Section III Global Trends, Conclusions and Implications

Chapter 15 Examining the Impact of Professional Preparation on

Beginning School Administrators

Ronald Heck

Chapter 16 Toward a Second Generation of School Leadership Standards

Ken Leithwood and Rosanne Steinbach

Chapter 17 School Leader Development: Current Trends from a

Global Perspective

Stephan Huber

Chapter 18 School Leadership Preparation and Development in Global

Perspective: Future Challenges and Opportunities

Philip Hallinger

Author Biographical Information

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business