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Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker′s books is a valuable addition to the overcrowded literature on leadership.

Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker′s books is a valuable addition to the overcrowded literature on leadership. This is a useful and important book because citizenship. They are pertinent in a theoretical and also in a practical sense and should be borne in mind by leaders and policymakers in their consideration of strategies for school improvement' - Ken Jones, Swansea Institute of Higher Education, writing in the Journal of In-service Education.

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Educational Leadership: Culture and Diversity by Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker Dimmock and Walker apply cultural frameworks to the field of educational leadership and explore the relationship between leadership and culture

Educational Leadership: Culture and Diversity by Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker Dimmock and Walker apply cultural frameworks to the field of educational leadership and explore the relationship between leadership and culture. It makes one rethink the wholesale adoption of Anglo-American educational approaches to Confucian-based cultures, and to pay more attention to context and culture.

Educational leadership is a socially bounded process. Dimmock, Clive; Walker, Allan. The aim in writing this book is to explore the relationships between school leadership and culture. It is subject to the cultural traditions and values of the society in which it is exercised. In this it is no different from other social processes. It thus manifests itself in different ways in different settings. Educational leadership is a socially bounded process.

Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker's books is a valuable addition to the overcrowded literature on leadership. Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker's books is a valuable addition to the overcrowded literature on leadership.

In their book, Educational leadership: Culture and diversity, Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker inquire into educational leadership in relation to culture, especially from an international comparative perspective. As they succinctly state on the first page of the book, Educational leadership is a socially bounded process.

Focusing on the culture and context of schools, this text addresses differences between societies and the resultant schooling. The authors draw from their own personal experiences and show how an over-reliance on Anglo-American approaches can be misleading, ineffective and restrictive. No current Talk conversations about this book.

'Clive Dimmock and Allan Walker's books is a valuable addition to the overcrowded literature on leadership. This is a useful and important book because citizenship, globalization and the tensions with nationality should be the concern of all who lead any school; even monofaith, monoethic and monolingual schools' - Tim Brighouse, TES Friday 'The authors offer a rigorous and systematic analysis based on careful definition, illustration and discussion which demonstrates the importance of understanding culture, leadership and their interaction in different contexts: in doing so they provide a powerful antidote to the simplistic export of ideas and lay foundations for a more sophisticated conceptual framework for the study of educational leadership' - John West-Burnham, International Leadership Centre, University of Hull This key text in educational leadership focuses on the significance of the context and culture of schools. The book addresses the growing recognition of cultural differences between societies and the resultant differences in schooling. It also deals with vital issues relating to multicultural education and the leadership of multicultural schools. Drawing on their first-hand experience, the authors explore the differences evident in classroom teaching and learning, as well as organizational, leadership and management aspects of schools. They show how such differences can make over-reliance on Anglo-American approaches misleading, ineffective and restrictive. Key features of the book include: - a methodology to support the emerging field of international and comparative educational leadership and management - in-depth comparative analysis of Anglo-American and Asian schooling and educational management - the leadership of multi-cultural schools This book is essential reading for professionals and students of educational leadership and management, as well as administrators.
Educational Leadership: Culture and Diversity download epub
Schools & Teaching
Author: Clive Dimmock
ISBN: 076197170X
Category: Education & Teaching
Subcategory: Schools & Teaching
Language: English
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; First edition (July 12, 2005)
Pages: 232 pages