School leadership and pedagogical reform: building student capacity

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O'Neill, Shirley. 2015. "School leadership and pedagogical reform: building student capacity." Beycioglu, Kadir and Pashiardis, Petros (ed.) Multidimensional perspectives on principal leadership effectiveness. Hershey, PA, USA. IGI Global. pp. 103-131
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School leadership and pedagogical reform: building student capacity

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID2177
Book TitleMultidimensional perspectives on principal leadership effectiveness
Authors
AuthorO'Neill, Shirley
EditorsBeycioglu, Kadir and Pashiardis, Petros
Page Range103-131
SeriesAdvances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership
Chapter Number6
Number of Pages29
Year2015
PublisherIGI Global
Place of PublicationHershey, PA, USA
ISBN9781466665910
ISSN2326-9022
2326-9030
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-6591-0.ch006
Web Address (URL)http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/school-leadership-and-pedagogical-reform/121136
Abstract

This chapter explores the journey of one Australian primary school that participated in an internationally renowned school revitalization project, where the nature and quality of leadership and results of change are able to achieve and sustain pedagogical reform, and improve and enhance student achievement. It illuminates the nature of school change and examines its impact on pedagogy and learning. Through mapping a school’s journey and a focus on research, changes in practices such as use of frameworks and protocols, teacher professional learning and the compilation and use of assessment data are explored, as are the vital roles of both teachers and students in achieving change. The inclusion of students in the process, combined with leadership in schoolwide pedagogy, is shown to have contributed to building students’ capacity for learning besides that of teachers to implement a schoolwide approach to pedagogy.

Keywordseducation leadership; student capacity building; pedagogical reform; classroom dialogue; creating new knowledge; GAMMA pedagogy
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390102. Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
470401. Applied linguistics and educational linguistics
390403. Educational administration, management and leadership
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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