Passionate Leadership in Education
- Brent Davies - University of Hull, UK
- Tim Brighouse - Adviser, Hamlyn Foundation & Visiting Professor, Institute of Education, University of Londo
The contributors show that leadership must move on from the realm of a role or job towards an energy and commitment for enhancing children's learning and children's lives. They maintain that passion must be the driving force that moves vision into action, through a range of chapters from internationally known contributors Brent Davies, Tim Brighouse, Geoff Southworth, Chris Day, John MacBeath, Andy Hargreaves, Dean Fink, John Novak, Brain Caldwell, Alan Flintham, and Kenneth Leithwood. What sustains and drives leaders to achieve in a changing and challenging educational environment? What maintains their passion for education and children's achievement? This book seeks to answer these questions.
The book is essential for all students in leadership programs and educational professionals looking to achieve self and organizational improvement.
'This is a very interesting collection of chapters on leadership…Each chapter is written with verve and conviction, and it makes quite stimulating reading' - Curriculum Perspectives
This is a fantastic book featuring Andy Hargreaves and Tim Brighouse. A great overall look at passionate leadership with sound and well referenced studies.
Well written and easy to read. Many students have incorporated this book into their assignment writing and appreciate its straightforward style.