The constantly changing education landscape demands educators who will deliver learners to a South African society worthy of the highest ideals, learners who will, as adults, fulfil their life roles as citizens and as productive, well-adjusted human beings. By acquiring the necessary management and leadership knowledge and skills, educators will be able to realise the ideal of building an education system that focuses on excellence, a system that is accessible to all and promotes the development of those entrusted to them. An educator’s guide to school management-leadership skills focuses on bringing education manager-leaders practical and school-based directives so that they can deliver quality education to our nation’s learners.
An educator’s guide to school management-leadership skills takes a holistic and integrated approach, set against the backdrop of international successes such as Finland’s road to education transformation according to the PISA tests. It focuses on the following:
• Developing excellence in schools
• Management-leadership tasks in complex school environments
• Managing and leading human resources
• Managing and leading financial, administrative and ICT matters in education
An educator’s guide to school management-leadership skills is aimed at students and practitioners in the field of education.