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Leading School Turnaround free pdf A recent study estimates that the number of schools who miss the AYP mark will more than double to 5,000 schools in 2009-2010. Applying the turnaround processes successfully used in the corporate world to the education market, "Leading School Turnaround" offers new perspectives and concrete, evidence-based guidelines for the educational leaders and administrators faced with the challenge of turning their low-performing schools around. Presenting new evidence from a series of studies conducted in the US, Canada, and England, the book gives leaders tools to guide their schools to higher levels of achievement.

About Kenneth Leithwood

Kenneth Leithwood is professor of Educational Leadership andPolicy at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at theUniversity of Toronto. He is chair of the American EducationResearch Association's Leadership and Administration division-co-editor of the journal Leadership and Policy in Schools-president of the Canadian Educational Leadership Network- andpresident of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies.

Alma Harris first trained as a secondary school teacher andtaught in a number of challenging schools. She is the director ofthe London Centre for Leadership in Learning at the Institute ofEducation, London. Her research work focuses on organizationalchange and development. She is internationally known for her workon school improvement, particularly on improving schools inchallenging circumstances.

Tiiu Strauss is a project director working with KennethLeithwood in the Department of Theory and Policy Studies at OntarioInstitute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.She has published in the areas of leadership problem solving,distributed leadership, and leadership in turnaround schools.


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Author : Kenneth Leithwood
Publisher : Jossey Bass Wiley
Data Published : 22 September 2010
ISBN : 0470407662
EAN : 9780470407660
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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