-Gillian Gee, GL Education
'This engaging and very practical book shows how leadership and management should "work" to help meet the challenge of raising pupil achievement'
-Professor Peter Earley, Institute of Education
This accessible and jargon-free book addresses key everyday topics faced by practising leaders. Providing hands-on examples and advice, the book shows you how to handle difficult decisions, resolve conflict, and prepare for Ofsted.
Each chapter, written by a specialist in the area, contains:
- bulleted chapter objectives
- vignettes, thinking points, student quotes
- case studies, figures and tables
- ideas for best practice
- further book and web reading
This guide caters for leaders at any level, especially those undertaking further professional development and practice-based assessment. It will also be valuable to entry-level Master's students, and anyone on NPQH, Leadership Pathways and national programmes for headteachers and academy principals.
Until recently Mary Dawe was Head of Leadership Development at The London Centre for Leadership in Learning at The Institute of Education, University of London. She is now an independent consultant.