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Being an Effective Headteacher

Being an Effective Headteacher

  • Trevor Male - UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK

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September 2006 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The post of headteacher presents a vast array of responsibilities and challenges, which can be difficult to anticipate and manage.

Providing a fully comprehensive support and development package for new and aspiring headteachers, this practical book will help first-time headteachers to confidently deal with the challenges of their post, and inform senior teachers about what they can expect in the role, and prepare them for a future in headship.

This book covers:

" The nature of headship

" The transition to formal leadership

" Preparing for headship

" National standards and NPQH

" Applying for a headship

" Entering headship

" Consolidation and extension

Being an Effective Headteacher will help new and aspiring headteachers to get to grips with the challenges of headship and encourage them to fulfill their potential as educational leaders.

The Nature of Headship
The Transition to Formal Leadership
Preparing for Headship
National Standards and NPQH
Applying for a Headship
Entering Headship
Consolidation and Extension

'What Trevor Male's book does is to give a detached and analytical view of headship that provokes some fascinating insights' - Times Educational Supplement

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