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Quality evidence about leadership for organizational and student learning in schools
Mulford, B (2005) Quality evidence about leadership for organizational and student learning in schools. School Leadership and Management, 25 (4). pp. 321-330. ISSN 1363-2434
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Where do those in schools start sorting the wheat from the chaff, genuine growth potions offering
long-term improvement from the elixirs, short-term opportunism and/or unrealistic expectations?
The current and growing emphasis on evidence informed policy and practice is as good a place as
any. The purpose of this article is to take up the issues of the complexity and predictive validity of
evidence, that is, the need for evidence to be complex enough to come close to the reality faced by
schools and evidence that seeks to link leadership and student outcomes. Arising from detailed
qualitative and quantitative research, two models are presented for consideration that, it is argued,
better reflect this complexity and predictive validity than previous work in the field.
|Journal or Publication Title:||School Leadership and Management|
|Page Range:||pp. 321-330|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1080/13634230500197215|
The definitive version is available online at http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13632434.asp
|Date Deposited:||24 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:21|
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