Leadership of Place: Stories from Schools in the US, UK and South Africa (BOK)

Kathryn Riley

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The notion of 'place' is a powerful one: the place where we are from; the place where we live; the place where we would like to be. It raises issues of identity and belonging (or lack of it), and about roots and connections (or lack of them). In a world that is more uncertain, more liquid, less known, place matters. This engaging and accessible book is the first of its kind to look at the role of place in schools and in the lives of young people today. Drawing on original research from the US, UK and South Africa, Kathryn Riley poses some tough questions to the practitioners who lead our schools, and to the politicians who decide the fate of our schools: Can schools create a space for young people to be safe and confident in who they are? Can they help them find their place in the world and understand how to shape it?

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Kathryn Riley
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781441174987
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 387 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Educational strategies & policy, School/community relations & school/home relations