- Paperback: 144 pages
- Publisher: Network Continuum Education (1 April 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1855391341
- ISBN-13: 978-1855391345
- Product Dimensions: 21 x 0.8 x 29.7 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 603,210 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Leading Change in Schools: A Practical Handbook (Effective Learning and Leadership) Paperback – 1 Apr 2005
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This book enables change leaders to achieve any scale of effective change within a school context. It offers a wide range of tips and techniques to help persuade colleagues to support and implement ideas for improvements.
Leading Change in Schools: A Practical Handbook enables readers to:
Clarify objectives and present a powerful case for change
Persuade fundholders and gatekeepers of the benefits of change
Create a strategic plan for implementing change and maximizing its benefits
Communicate proactively and positively throughout a project
Anticipate and limit the impact of resistance
Influence colleagues reactions to change
Maintain momentum and energy through long projects
Capture individual and organizational learning for future change
Ensure a productive and positive result
Leading Change in Schools: A Practical Handbook draws on the experience of many teachers and school leaders working in a wide variety of situations to improve their schools. The author has used her extensive experience of working with schools in flux to write an accessible and practical guide to the vital skills of influencing people positively when introducing a change into schools. The books central premise is that you are the best expert in your school to lead change.
About the Author
Sian Case is an experienced facilitator of adult learning, particularly in an education context. After a career in teaching, she moved into retail, financial services and local government. She now works on several NCSL programmes, including the Leadership Programme for Serving Headteachers, and designs and delivers workshops in Leading Change and Successful Negotiations for school staff. Sian is also a trainer for the National Remodelling Team. She has rich experience of working on major change projects with Alliance and Leicester, Vodafone and Marks and Spencer, as well as other private sector companies.
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