Designing individualised leadership development programmes

Forde, C. , McMahon, M. and Gronn, P. (2013) Designing individualised leadership development programmes. School Leadership and Management, 33(5), pp. 440-456. (doi: 10.1080/13632434.2013.813455)

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The recruitment of sufficient numbers of suitably qualified teachers into headship is an international issue and to address this in Scotland alternative headship preparation programmes were trialled to provide greater flexibility in order to better match the individual development needs and circumstances of the aspirant head teachers. Drawing from the evaluation data of one of these programmes, the National Flexible Routes to Headship, the article analyses the key learning processes critical for the design of individualised leadership development programmes. The article begins with the policy context from which the proposal for the alternative headship preparation programmes emerged.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Forde, Prof Christine and Gronn, Prof Peter and McMahon, Professor Margery
Authors: Forde, C., McMahon, M., and Gronn, P.
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Professional Learning and Leadership
Journal Name:School Leadership and Management
ISSN (Online):1364-2626

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