The role of the effective subject leader: perspectives from practitioners in secondary schools.

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Poultney, Val 2016. The role of the effective subject leader: perspectives from practitioners in secondary schools. Management in Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/0892020607076655
AuthorsPoultney, Val
Abstract

In a report by Bennett et al. (2003) for the National College of School Leadership on the role and purpose of middle leaders (Subject Leaders) in secondary schools, two areas were identified for further research. First was the nature of effective subject leadership and second, the Subject Leader's pivotal role in leading and managing cultural change and the extent to which they are creating a "new professionalism" that tackles the tension of managerial and educational aims (NCSL, 2003: 18). This paper considers evidence (Poultney, 2006) from Subject and Senior teachers and their Subject Leaders about their perceptions of characteristics of effective subject leadership.

KeywordsSubject leadership; Secondary schools
Year2016
JournalManagement in Education
PublisherSage
ISSN08920206
17419883
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1177/0892020607076655
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/622948
hdl:10545/622948
Publication dates23 Jun 2016
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