Professional Learning Communities: Divergence, Depth And Dilemmas: Divergence, Depth and Dilemmas

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Mar 1, 2007 - Education - 207 pages
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Drawing on research, this book offers a deeper understanding of topics such as distributed leadership, dialogue, organisational memory, trust, self-assessment and inquiry, and purpose linked to learning.
 

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elaborating new approaches
1
Divergence
15
Part 2 Depth
77
Part 3 Dilemmas
149
Part 4 Afterword
197
Index
205
Back cover
208
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Louise Stoll is Past President of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement and Visiting Professor at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education, University of London and University of Bath. She was a co-director of the Effective Professional Learning Communities (EPLC) Project. Her current research, development work and writing focuses on capacity building and professional learning communities within and between schools nationally and internationally.

Karen Seashore Louis is Director of the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement and Professor of Educational Policy and Administration at the University of Minnesota. Her primary research interests focus on school improvement and school reform, especially improvement in K-12 leadership and policy over the last 30 years, particularly in urban secondary schools. She is the author of many books, including Professionalism and Community: Perspective on Reforming Urban Schools, with Sharon Kruse and Associates.

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