Studies in Educational Leadership

School Leadership in the Context of Standards-Based Reform

International Perspectives

Editors: Volante, Louis (Ed.)

  • Examines interconnections between standards-based reform, student assessment, and school leadership
  • Examines the impact of standards-based reform on school leadership across a range of international contexts
  • Highlights challenges school leaders face in various international contexts and the implications for policy and practice
  • Discusses key issues for sustainable large-scale reform
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“Although standards-based reform emerged in the United States and the United Kingdom, the idea has spread across the world, as an approach to systemic reform.  It might appear that there is a world-wide “tsunami” of standards-based reform that will standardize and homogenize the educational system across the globe. This volume makes it very clear, however, that there is no one approach to standards-based reform and countries change – there is a danger in paying attention to its evolution and impact in only one context.  That’s what makes this volume so valuable.  Louis Volante has drawn together descriptions from a wide range of countries, all involved in large-scale reform and using standards and assessments as part of their process.  What becomes very obvious is that the language may be the same but the words reflect different contexts and can represent very different ideals, values, and processes. I’m sure you will find this book as interesting and challenging as I have – a gem that pushes your thinking and does not allow readers to remain neutral.” (Lorna Earl)

 

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Educational Reform, Standards, and School Leadership

    Volante, Louis

    Pages 3-17

  • Responsibility in a High-Accountability System: Leading Schools in England

    Muijs, Daniel

    Pages 21-39

  • Instructional Leadership in the Era of No Child Left Behind: Perspectives from the United States

    Normore, Anthony H. (et al.)

    Pages 41-67

  • Educational Leadership in the Context of Low-Stakes Accountability: The Canadian Perspective

    Klinger, Don A. (et al.)

    Pages 69-93

  • Pathways of Educational Leadership: Monitoring and Developing Skill Levels Among Educational Leaders in Australia

    Griffin, Patrick (et al.)

    Pages 95-120

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eBook $139.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
School Leadership in the Context of Standards-Based Reform
Book Subtitle
International Perspectives
Editors
  • Louis Volante
Series Title
Studies in Educational Leadership
Series Volume
16
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-4095-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-4095-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-4094-5
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9276-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 264
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