Science teacher leadership for transforming the curriculum and classroom practice
Ritchie, Stephen M. & Hudson, Peter B. (2009) Science teacher leadership for transforming the curriculum and classroom practice. In Ritchie, Stephen M. (Ed.) The World of Science Education : Handbook of Research in Australasia. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, pp. 273-283.
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While teacher leadership is the basis for innovation and reform within schools, few international studies have focused on the leadership practices of science teachers and heads of science departments. This chapter reviews the Australasian literature that addresses the issue both directly and indirectly. The transformational practices of heads of science departments as well as influential science teachers within departments are identified in this chapter.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Science Education, Curriculum Leadership, Teacher Leadership|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Science Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Sense Publishers|
|Deposited On:||26 Oct 2009 05:05|
|Last Modified:||28 Mar 2013 08:54|
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