Place, Belonging and School Leadership (häftad)
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Bloomsbury Academic
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Place, Belonging and School Leadership (häftad)

Place, Belonging and School Leadership

Researching to Make the Difference

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Place, Belonging and School Leadership offers research findings, analysis and accessible tools for further research inquiry that are designed to contribute to the development of professional learning communities. Researching about place and belonging, Kathryn Riley argues, gives new teachers powerful insights into children's experiences in the classroom and playground, and encourages them to review and change their professional practices. It provides young people with a vehicle to voice their experiences, grow their skill and talents, and develop a sense of agency. Place, Belonging and School Leadership helps school leaders to be 'place-makers' who make 'belonging' work for pupils from many different backgrounds. It builds trust, develops the knowledge and capacities of staff, and harnesses the creative potential of young people to explore, reflect and act. Riley offers an invaluable leadership tool that strengthens school cultures and nourishes leadership throughout the school.
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Foreword, Karen Seashore Louis, University of Minnesota, USA Prologue About the Author Acknowledgements Part I: Place and Belonging in our Volatile World 1. Putting Belonging into the Frame 2. A World in the Classroom Part II: Framing the Study: School - A Place Where I Belong? 3. Themes Concepts and Agency 4. Designing the Study Part III: Research in Action 5. How School Leaders See It 6. Teacher-Researchers 7. Student-Researchers Part IV: Leading Research to Make a Difference 8. A Step-change in Thinking 9. A New Way of Belonging? Appendix I: Further Research Material Appendix II: Materials for Student-researchers Appendix III: Videos Appendix IV: A Framework for an Intervention Strategy References Index