The William Walker Oration, 1996. Unsung heroes: the leaders in our classrooms

The William Walker Oration, 1996. Unsung heroes: the leaders in our classrooms Uses the outcomes of case study research in socio‐economically disadvantaged education contexts to examine the work of educators who have had a noticeable effect on the quality of life in their communities. Concludes that the work of highly successful classroom practitioners can in part be understood through reference to prominent theories of educational leadership. Questions historical and current approaches to educational administration which associate leadership with positional authority. Proposes an alternative definition of “teacher leadership”. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Educational Administration Emerald Publishing

The William Walker Oration, 1996. Unsung heroes: the leaders in our classrooms

Journal of Educational Administration, Volume 35 (1): 13 – Mar 1, 1997

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0957-8234
DOI
10.1108/09578239710156953
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Abstract

Uses the outcomes of case study research in socio‐economically disadvantaged education contexts to examine the work of educators who have had a noticeable effect on the quality of life in their communities. Concludes that the work of highly successful classroom practitioners can in part be understood through reference to prominent theories of educational leadership. Questions historical and current approaches to educational administration which associate leadership with positional authority. Proposes an alternative definition of “teacher leadership”.

Journal

Journal of Educational AdministrationEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1997

Keywords: Australia; Case studies; Leadership; Schools; Teachers

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