Improving Schools Through Teacher Leadership
The central message in this book is that teachers play a critical role in leading improvement in the classroom and school level and that this form of leadership contributes directly to raising achievement among learners. It considers the implications of teacher leadership for teachers professional development and focuses on ways in which this important form of leadership can be fostered and enhanced.
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