The Global Imperative of Quality School Leadership

  • Paul W. Miller
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Part of the Intercultural Studies in Education book series (ISE)

Abstract

Globally, education and schooling are at the top of political agendas. The relationship between schooling and national economic development has been written asserted, and now takes centre stage in several educational policy initiatives set out by national governments. Quality school leadership is therefore an important element in bringing to reality many of the several ambitions of national governments. Nevertheless, only very little is known about the day to day life of school leaders, and even less is known about their working lives, researched from a comparative and/or cross-cultural basis and from their own perspectives. This book locates and makes prominent the voices of sixty-one school leaders located on five continents in sixteen countries in trying to answer three questions: “What is school leadership?” “How do you do school leadership?” “What underpins your approach to leadership?”

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul W. Miller
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  1. 1.School of Education and Professional DevelopmentUniversity of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUK

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