Developing Teacher Leaders: How Teacher Leadership Enhances School Success

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Corwin Press, 2009 - Education - 187 pages
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"Teacher leadership is a transformative process that can drive school and community reform. This revised edition of the groundbreaking bestseller builds on current research to help teachers and administrators work together to foster, develop, and support teacher leadership. Principals and staff delelopers will learn how collaborating with teacher leaders can result in significantly improved school outcomes. With the Teachers as Leaders Framwork, teachers can become leaders who facilitate communities of learning, strive for pedagogical excellence, confront barriers in the school's culture and structures, and nurture a culture of success." -- Back Cover

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Handy tool for anyone serious about innovation in schools

Contents

Five Premises to Guide Revitalization
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Building School Capacity Through Parellel Leadership
47
New Roles for School Principals
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About the author (2009)

Frank Crowther is an internationally respected scholar and researcher in educational management and leadership. He is professor and director of the Leadership Research Institute at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. In 1997, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Australian Council for Educational Administration in recognition of his services to educational leadership.

Margaret Ferguson is district manager of education services at Education Queensland. She has worked extensively in teacher leader development. Her work focuses on capacity building, leadership, and pedagogical enhancement in schools.

Leonne Hann is senior research associate in the Leadership Research Institute at the University of Southern Queensland. She has participated in national research projects in school innovation. Her recently completed postgraduate study deals with teacher leadership and successful school reform.

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