Your Education Leadership Handbook

'Through their reflective and practical styles, and a subtle touch of humour, McGrath and Coles show us in this text that leadership can be fun to study.' Pontso Moorosi, University of Warwick Your Education Leadership Handbook should be essential reading for anyone managing or aspiring to lead in education, whether in the primary, secondary or post-compulsory sector. Written in the form of a fictional case study, the book charts the progress of a teacher and their academic tutor, introducing key concepts, theories and debates in educational leadership, whilst applying them to real work-based situations. The innovative, narrative style will help readers understand the links between dry theory and actual practice, making it the most accessible, engaging and useful book of its kind. Whether you are a student, middle manager or leader in education, this handbook will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to: Discuss a wide range of leadership theories Analyse and understand events in their workplace Identify and develop your own leadership style Understand how to apply theory to your own practice