Understanding change: lessons for school leaders
Kinchington, Francia (2005) Understanding change: lessons for school leaders. International Journal of Learning, 12 (3). pp. 185-192. ISSN 1447-9494 (Print), 1447-9540 (Online)Full text not available from this repository.
There is no getting away from change — it is an inescapable part of educational life. The role of the School
Leader is critical in managing this process effectively. In the main, however, their expertise lies in managing change in relation to the curriculum and pedagogy. They often only have a superficial understanding of the psychology and dynamics of supporting their key resource, their staff, through this process of change in the strive for school improvement. Stress is a by-product of change, and institutions deal with it in a range of ways. During high profile change, the School Leader themselves can become vulnerable. An important issue for discussion is whether anyone supports them during this period of change. Who minds the minders? This paper will examine the inter-relationship between the key players and the impact of change on staff, the barriers to change and lessons to be learnt.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||organisational change, school improvement, human resource management, educational leadership, managing stress|
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Education
Faculty of Education & Health > School of Education
School of Education > Department of Professional Learning & Development
Faculty of Education & Health > School of Education > Department of Professional Learning & Development
Faculty of Education & Health
|Last Modified:||18 Aug 2015 16:40|
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