School Autonomy Toolset
for equity and learning
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Moos, L. (2013). Diverse Perspectives and Hopes on Autonomy in School Leadership. In A. Kollias (ed.), The Critical Factors in the discourse on SL from the perspective of equity and learning. EPNoSL Project.
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Silva A.-P. & Clímaco, C. (2013). Autonomy for Equity and Learning: The Cases of Portugal, Latvia, Hungary, Estonia. In L. Moos & P. Hatzopoulos (Eds.), School Leadership as a driving force for equity and learning. Comparative perspective. EPNoSL Project, Del. 4.1.
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Content development team
This toolset has been prepared by Lejf Moos (Associate Professor in the Department of Education at Aarhus University, Denmark) and
Andreas Kollias (Researcher in the Educational Research & Evaluation Group at the Foundation for Research and Technology and Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and History at Panteion University, Greece)
for the European Policy Network on School Leadership (EPNoSL).