Current issues in educational leadership, what is the literature saying?

Cranston, Neil, Ehrich, Lisa C., & Morton, Leanne (2007) Current issues in educational leadership, what is the literature saying? The Australian Educational Leader, 29, pp. 10-13.


This article identifies several significant and emerging themes in the educational leadership literature, a literature that has grown rapidly across the last couple of decades. One of these themes deals with some of the paradoxes or tensions school leaders encounter on a daily basis, higlighting the complex and challenging contexts within which school leadership is practised. The background to the ideas presented here was based on a critical analysis of a leadership framework used by one large government education system.* The themes were derived from an examination of 12 educational leadership frameworks from various Australian and overseas education systems, 23 books and/or relevant book chapters, and 12 journal articles/conference papers.2 From this material, the review distilled nine significant leadership themes on educational leadership...

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ID Code: 20098
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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ISSN: 1832-8245
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Deposited On: 27 Apr 2009 06:22
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2016 03:02

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