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Alma Harris

Uplifting Leadership
by Andy Hargreaves ~ Hardback

What does it take to do more with less? How can you do better than before, or better than others? How do you turn losses into wins, or near-bankruptcy into strong profitability, or abject failure into stellar success? The power of uplift enables any organization to do more with less, beat the compet...

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$54.00
System Recall
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

This book argues that much of what passes as contemporary educational reform in education is faulty and damaging. It argues that it is time for a 'system recall' and a need to look at what matters most in the pursuit of educational goals. The book focuses on what we know about contemporary educati...

Pre-order - out 14 Feb 2020
$62.00
Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Contexts
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

Working in the challenging context of inner city areas on accelerated school improvement does not allow time for reflection. Learning occurs experientially but it is not easily consolidated or refined. School improvement is currently opportunistic and expedient, but schools and authority are gradual...

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$186.00
Creating the Conditions for Teaching and Learning
by David Hopkins ~ Paperback / softback

This handbook focuses on a basic repertoire of teaching and learning strategies and a series of activities designed to help teachers extend and deepen their range of teaching skills. The authors set out for CPD tutors ways of bringing research evidence and critical self-reflection to bear on practic...

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$191.00
Improving Schools Through Teacher Leadership
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

It is now widely accepted that improving schools invest in teacher leadership and build the capacity for improvement by distributing leadership responsibilities to teachers. In primary, secondary and special schools, teachers are uniquely placed to influence the quality of teaching and learning and ...

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$122.00
Subject Leadership and School Improvement
by Hugh Busher ~ Paperback / softback

Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through t...

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Distributed Leadership Matters
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

Distributed leadership-engaging the many rather than the few in school improvement-has long been a promising theory. But it must be implemented effectively before educators and students can reap the rewards, including improved learner outcomes and stronger organizational performance. Distributed ...

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Distributed School Leadership
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

Tomorrow's schools will need new forms of leadership. The old hierarchical models of leadership simply do not fit any longer. We need to develop new leaders at all levels of the system if we are serious about sustaining improvement and change. But, how do we go about this? The book focuses on the ...

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Pre-order - out 1 Jan 2021
$367.00
School Effectiveness and School Improvement
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

The pressure on schools to improve and to raise achievement continues to be a dominant issue in both school and government policies. School Effectiveness and School Improvement seeks to develop the debate further, providing academics and practitioners alike with - a summary and discussion of resea...

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$162.00
Building Leadership Capacity for School Improvement
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

This title offers a fresh perspective on the relationship between leadership and school improvement. It emphasizes the importance of maximizing the leadership capabilities of all those within the organization and offers guidance about the way in which this is achieved. Whilst drawing upon the latest...

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$107.00
Effective Subject Leadership in Secondary Schools
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

Middle management are increasingly involved in managing and developing others, a situation reflected in the new Teacher Training Authority Subject Leader Standards. This book shows how to get to grips with the new standards and aims to provide: support for INSET courses and days designed to develo...

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$191.00
Education in Popular Culture
by Roy Fischer ~ Hardback

Education in Popular Culture explores what makes schools, colleges, teachers and students an enduring focus for a wide range of contemporary media. What is it about the school experience that makes us wish to relive it again and again? The book provides an overview of education as it is represented ...

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$495.00
Organizational Effectiveness and Improvement in Education
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

This book focuses upon the relationship between effectiveness and improvement in schools and colleges. The main theories and research findings concerning organizational effectiveness and improvement are brought together within this single volume. The book aims to provide an understanding of the wa...

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$137.00
The Art of Implementation Science in Education Reform
by Alma Harris ~ Paperback / softback

Pre-order - out 1 Jan 2021
$94.00
Distributed School Leadership
by Alma Harris ~ Hardback

Tomorrow's schools will need new forms of leadership. The old hierarchical models of leadership simply do not fit any longer. We need to develop new leaders at all levels of the system if we are serious about sustaining improvement and change. But, how do we go about this? The book focuses on the ...

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$442.00
Leading School Turnaround
by Kenneth Leithwood ~ Hardback

Praise for Leading School Turnaround "Going beyond their previous considerable work on the study of leadership, Kenneth Leithwood, Alma Harris, and Tiiu Strauss now get up-close and detailed. They use their powerful framework for how school leaders influence student learning, but this time they ge...

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$63.00
Improving Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances
by Alma Harris ~ Hardback

Working in the challenging context of inner city areas on accelerated school improvement does not allow time for reflection. Learning occurs experientially but it is not easily consolidated or refined. School improvement is currently opportunistic and expedient, but schools and authority are gradual...

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$468.00
Creating the Conditions for School Improvement
by Mel Ainscow ~ Paperback / softback

Based on the field-tested approach of the Cambridge "Improving the Quality of Education For All" project (IQEA), this handbook includes a wide range of staff development activities, readings and photocopiable proformas to enable schools to implement their own improvement projects. The book should as...

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$191.00
Effective Leadership for School Improvement
by Alma Harris ~ Hardback

In a complex and multi-layered world, the conventional idea of great leadership being the result of the efforts of a single individual is rapidly becoming redundant. This book takes up the challenge of finding an alternative method of leadership in educational contexts, and looks at how this can hel...

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$640.00
Leading Schools in Times of Change
by Christopher Day ~ Paperback / softback

Leadership of schools in changing times is fraught with opportunities and challenges. Leaders are expected to manage competing interests, to create conditions which form the foundation for lifelong learning, to sustain the motivation and morale of staff and to raise achievement levels of all student...

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$122.00
Subject Leadership and School Improvement
by Hugh Busher ~ Hardback

Curriculum and subject leadership in schools has recently gained substantial attention from both researchers and policy-makers. The Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has reinforced the importance of subject leadership in school improvement, proposing a new measure of such leadership competence through t...

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$284.00