Education management and leadership: A South African Perspective 2e

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Grounded in democratic culture and values, Education Management and Leadership: A South African Perspective 2e enables individuals in school leadership and management positions to have an in-depth understanding of leading and managing effective schools.

The book comprises twelve chapters, each discussing a different aspect of school management and/or leadership, such as managing diversity and multiculturalism in the South African context, so that a comprehensive model of an effective school is created. Consideration is given to African perspectives on management and leadership applied within educational settings. Important concepts such as effectiveness, efficiency and economy are explained and various leadership and management theories are introduced
to the reader. Pertinent topics covered include the policy and legal frameworks within which educational leaders and managers operate; the management of relationships between parents, teachers, learners and the broader community; t he need for school development and planning; processes involved in establishing accountability and quality assurance; the systems required for good governance; and financial and physical resource management.

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