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The paradox of policy and the quest for successful leadership

Toby Greany and Peter Earley explore the intriguing tensions between freedom and control which lie at the heart of the English educational system, and consider the implications for school leadership and professional development.

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System leadership and collaboration – a new skillset for leaders?

In this article Toby Greany describes the development of school-to-school support,networks and partnerships, focussing in particular on recent developments in England.He explores the leadership practices associated with these and argues that schoolleaders must become adept at working in an environment that incentivises collaborative competition.

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How to ensure professional learning and development make a difference

In this article Vivienne Porritt, Karen Spence-Thomas and Carol Taylor discuss what wecurrently know about leading effective professional learning and development in schools.

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Leading the learning – yes but for what purpose?

In this article Peter Earley discusses notions of learning-centred leadership and leadership for learning.1He explains why leadership for learning matters even more in high stakes accountability systems. He sets out some fundamental questions for professional development and lays down the challenge that learning should be at the heart of leadership development programmes, especially the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).

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Changing the system and listening to the professionals

In this polemical article Fiona Carnie argues that there is a crisis within the teaching profession which calls for radical changes in professional development and teacher education. She suggests that a significant shift of emphasis is needed whereby the collaborative voices of teachers are heard.

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Delivering the goods – professional development that has impact

Sara Bubb describes how the use of her Professional Learning Framework helped to enhance teaching and learning in science, and have a clear impact for teachers’ practice and pupil outcomes.

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