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Author Brooke-Smith, Robin
Title Leading Learners, Leading Schools
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2003
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (145 pages)
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Note Cover -- Leading Learners, Leading Schools -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1 A tale of two schools -- 2 Old paradigm, new paradigm -- 3 Dynamical Systems Theory: A new approach to school improvement -- 4 Micro-politics: Understanding the shadow system -- 5 Deep learning and Professional Development in the learning organization -- 6 Lessons and principles for schools form Dynamical Systems Theory -- Bibliography -- Index
In this book, Robin Brooke-Smith explores the dynamics of schools as complex organisations. He presents a radical departure from established school improvement and effectiveness orthodoxies, offering a refreshing new approach to managing change and enhancing collective learning. Based on the author's own experience of managing and leading schools, this book explores such questions as: * How can schools learn as a generative process? * How can schools become adaptive and co-evolve with their internal and external environments? * How can education leaders 'navigate' their institutions out of the comfort zone and into the creative state? The book concludes with a series of practical lessons for leading schools in complex conditions and will be of great value to reflective, action-orientated heads, principals and deputies, as well as academics and researchers in education management
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Brooke-Smith, Robin Leading Learners, Leading Schools London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2003 9780415274982
Subject School management and organization
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Alt Author Fullan, Michael G
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