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Distributed Leadership in Local School Organisations. Working for School Improvement?


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Title: Distributed Leadership in Local School Organisations. Working for School Improvement?
Authors: Liljenberg, Mette
E-mail: mette.liljenberg@gu.se
Issue Date: 27-Aug-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology and Work Science ; Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Parts of work: I. Liljenberg, M. (2015). Distributing leadership to establish developing and learning school organisations in the Swedish context. Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 43(1), 152-170.
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II. Liljenberg, M. (resubmitted). Teacher leadership modes and practices in a Swedish context - A case study. Unpublished manuscript. Gothenburg: Department of Sociology and Work Science, Universtity of Gothenburg.

III. Liljenberg, M. (2013). Att skapa mening i lärares samarbete och gemensamma lärande - Tre skolors försök. Pedagogisk forskning i Sverige, 18(3-4), 238-257.

IV. Liljenberg, M. (forthcoming). School leaders as coupling agents - Mediating between external demands and internal values. Education Inquiry. Accepted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2015-09-18
Disputation: Fredagen den 18 september 2015, kl. 13.15, Hörsal Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology
58
Keywords: distributed leadership
institutional perspective
school improvement
capacity building
local school organisation
teacher team
school leadership
principal
teacher
Abstract: This thesis takes its point of departure from the recent increased interest in leadership, and especially distributed leadership. Educational research states that if schools are to meet future demands, leadership must rest on trust within the organisation and distributed leadership must be understood, in the frame of professional collaboration and social learning. However, distributed leadership has also been presented as a normative prescription and an officially sanctioned model for how to arr... more
ISBN: 978-91-87876-03-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39407
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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