School Leadership And Educational Change In Singapore

April 9, 2019|
School Leadership And Educational Change In Singapore by Benjamin Wong
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This book provides readers with insights into how Singapore school leaders are actively engaged in the transformation of the Singapore education system. It brings to attention crucial elucidations of the increasing demand and complexity placed on school leaders through the use of case studies. Each chapter in the book focuses on a particular issue which has become important or has gained renewed importance in the Singapore education system.

The chapters first provide a background to the theme under examination and a theoretical basis for discussion. They then narrate the case that shows how school leaders interpret and implement policy initiatives in their respective schools or lead change in that area. The case studies span over a wide range of domains such as instructional leadership, assessment leadership, stakeholder engagement, professional learning communities, and school branding. The data collected from these case studies came primarily from interviews of educators in their respective school contexts, in addition to other sources of data such as artifacts. Each case study highlights descriptions, interpretations, and perspectives across school contexts, which is consistent with the proposition that school leadership is very much shaped by context. At the end of each chapter, there are guiding questions to help readers critically analyse and reflect on the main learning points of the case. 

Benjamin Wong was Associate Professor at the Policy and Leadership Studies Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He taught and researched on history of political thought, nation building and Singapore politics, ethics and leadership as well as education philosophy, education polic...
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Title:School Leadership And Educational Change In Singapore
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:220 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 1.73 in
Shipping dimensions:220 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 1.73 in
Published:April 9, 2019
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319747446

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