This subject focuses upon issues related to the context and purpose of leadership in schools. It takes a central premise that the core purpose of school leadership should be leadership for development, that is, the attainment of enhanced social and academic outcomes for all students through improved pedagogical and classroom assessment practices. It examines leadership in its broadest sense, as encompassing the informal as well as formal practices of those in a range of roles within schools, including teachers, school administrators, students and the school community. The subject requires students to interrogate their own leadership practices in relation to research into leadership for learning within schools, through a range of different models and the building of learning communities.
School of Education
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