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Ethical Leadership

Robert J Starratt



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  • 160 sidor
  • 2004
  • Serie: Education
In "Ethical Leadership," Robert Starratt--one of the leading thinkers on the topic of ethics and education--shows educational leaders how to move beyond mere technical efficiency in the delivery and performance of learning. He challenges educators to become ethical leaders who understand the learning process as a profoundly moral activity that engages the full humanity of the school community. Starratt explains that educational leadership requires a moral commitment to high quality learning for all students--a commitment based on three essential virtues: proactive "responsibility"; personal and professional "authenticity"; and an affirming, critical, and enabling "presence" to the workers and the work involved in teaching and learning. He clarifies how essential these virtues are for leadership in the pressure-cooker of high-stakes schooling.? He provides vivid illustration by beginning and ending the book with a "morality play," the narrative of a principal who struggles to do the right thing for his students and teachers, as they are pressured--and often punished--by state mandated tests.? Starratt concludes by offering practical suggestions for working leaders as well as preservice and inservice courses in educational leadership.

This book is a volume in the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Education--a series designed to meet the demand for new ideas and insights about leadership in schools.

  • Författare: Robert J Starratt
  • Format: Häftad
  • Upplaga: 1
  • ISBN: 9780787965648
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 160
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2004-07-31
  • Del i serien: Education
  • Förlag: Wiley

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