publication . Article . 2013

Teachers leading from below

Mark Boylan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 28 Oct 2013
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The increasing importance of educational collaborations and networks that blur organizational boundaries requires conceptual developments in leadership theory. One approach to both theorizing and promoting such phenomena is through the idea of system leadership. Three different meanings of the term are identified: interschool leadership; a systemic leadership orientation and identity; and leadership of the school system as a whole. Previous descriptions of system leadership, and policy initiatives related to it, have focused on headteachers and senior leaders. However, teacher leaders may also exercise system leadership in relation to all three meanings. Profess...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSIONInformationSystems_GENERALComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Strategy and Management, Education, Pedagogy, Distributed leadership, Educational leadership, Leadership studies, Transactional leadership, Teacher leadership, Shared leadership, Leadership style, Sociology, Servant leadership
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