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Author Gunter, Helen.

Title Leadership and the reform of education / Helen M. Gunter.

Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (152 pages)
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Abbreviations -- 1. New Labour and leadership -- Introduction -- Leaders, leading and leadership -- The leadership industry -- New Labour and the Thatcher legacy -- Conceptual architecture -- 2. The leadership of schools -- Introduction -- The leadership game -- The leadership of schools and the National College -- 3. New Labour and intellectual work -- Introduction -- New Labour and research -- Intellectuals and intellectual work -- The National College and intellectual work -- 4. Institutionalised governance -- Introduction -- Critical policy scholarship -- The public institutionGovernance -- Institutionalised governance and the National College -- 5. Regimes of practice -- Introduction -- Developing regimes of practice -- The New Labour Policy Regime -- Policy Research Regime -- Potential School Leadership Regime activity -- 6. Professional practice -- Introduction -- Policy, policy, policy -- Headteachers and professional practice -- Regimes and headteachers -- The National College and professional preparation -- 7. Regime practices -- Introduction -- Regime practices -- Taking stock -- Knocking leadership off its pedestal -- 8. New games? -- Introduction -- The cult of standards and standardisationNew games, old games? -- Old games, new games? -- The politics of knowledge production -- Appendix: Knowledge Production in Educational Leadership Project.
Summary This timely book analyses the relationship between the state, public policy and the types of knowledge that New Labour used to make policy and break professional cultures.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Labour Party (Great Britain)
Educational leadership -- England.
Education and state -- England -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781847427687 (electronic bk.)
1847427685 (electronic bk.)
9781847427663 (pbk.)
1847427669 (pbk.)
9781847427670 (hbk.)
1847427677 (hbk.)
Standard Number 9786613350657