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Evidence informed leadership in education [electronic resource] / Alison Taysum.

By: Taysum, Alison.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 173 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441131560 (electronic bk.); 1441131566 (electronic bk.); 1282710230; 9781282710238.Subject(s): Educational leadership | Education -- Research | EDUCATION -- Administration -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evidence informed leadership in education.DDC classification: 371.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; 1 Evidence Informed Leadership; 2 Policy and Evidence Informed Leadership: Every Child Matters and No Child Left Behind in Focus; 3 Tools to Facilitate Evidence Informed Leadership; 4 Moving Towards Shared Understandings in Complex Educational Settings; 5 Confronting Taken-for-Granted Ways of Thinking and Doing that Limit Change; 6 Ethical Frameworks for Developing Evidence Informed Leadership; 7 Practical Cases Where Evidence Informed Leadership Enhanced Educational Opportunities While Meeting the Social Justice Agenda of Educational Policies.
Summary: In the past three decades politicians, journalists, researchers within the academy, and neo-liberalist critics of state schools have articulated that educational research is neither meaningful nor worthwhile. Yet empirical evidence has revealed that research plays a key role in informing decisions made by educational leaders. This book explores the tools needed to conduct ethical educational research, and the contribution postgraduate research might make to the training and development of educational leaders and their thinking and practice within educational settings. Recent debates position t.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword; 1 Evidence Informed Leadership; 2 Policy and Evidence Informed Leadership: Every Child Matters and No Child Left Behind in Focus; 3 Tools to Facilitate Evidence Informed Leadership; 4 Moving Towards Shared Understandings in Complex Educational Settings; 5 Confronting Taken-for-Granted Ways of Thinking and Doing that Limit Change; 6 Ethical Frameworks for Developing Evidence Informed Leadership; 7 Practical Cases Where Evidence Informed Leadership Enhanced Educational Opportunities While Meeting the Social Justice Agenda of Educational Policies.

In the past three decades politicians, journalists, researchers within the academy, and neo-liberalist critics of state schools have articulated that educational research is neither meaningful nor worthwhile. Yet empirical evidence has revealed that research plays a key role in informing decisions made by educational leaders. This book explores the tools needed to conduct ethical educational research, and the contribution postgraduate research might make to the training and development of educational leaders and their thinking and practice within educational settings. Recent debates position t.

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