Educating School Leaders Toolset
for equity and learning


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  • Hentig, H. v. (1993). Die Schule neu denken: Eine ??bung in praktischer Vernunft; eine zornige, aber nicht eifernde, eine radikale, aber nicht utopische Antwort auf Hoyerswerda und M??lln, Rostock und Solingen (2., erw. Aufl.). M??nchen: Hanser.
  • Hinterhuber, H. H. (2003). Leadership: Strategisches Denken systematisch Schulen von Sokrates bis Jack Welch. Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurter Allg. Buch im FAZ-Inst.
  • Kirkham, G. A., R??vai, N., Malmberg, K., & S??derberg, T. (2013). Chapter 10. Conclusions and final thoughts. In N. R??vai & G. A. Kirkham (Eds.), The Art and Science of Leading a School ??? Central 5: Central European view on competencies for school leaders (pp. 195-207). Budapest: Tempus Public Foundation.
  • Kruse, P. (2004). Next practice - erfolgreiches Management von Instabilit??t: Ver??nderung durch Vernetzung. GABAL management. Offenbach: GABAL-Verlag.
  • Loehr, J. E. and Schwartz, T. (2003). The power of full engagement: Managing energy, not time, is the key to high performance and personal renewal. New York: Free Press.
  • MacBeath, J. and Cheng, Y.-C. (eds.). (2008). Leadership for Learning: International Perspectives. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  • MacBeath, J. and Moos, L. (2004) Leadership for Learning. Presented at the 17th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement. Rotterdam, January 6.-9.: ICSEI.
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  • Pont, B., Nusche, D. and Moorman, H. (2008). School Leadership Development: Policy and Practice. Improving school leadership: Vol. 1. Paris: OECD.
  • Portin, B. et al. (2005). International Politics and Local School Development: Emerging Themes from a Seven-Nation Study. Presented 12th April, Montreal: Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
  • R??vai, N., & Kirkham, G. A. (Eds.), (2013). The Art and Science of Leading a School ??? Central5: Central European view on competencies for school leaders. Budapest: Tempus Public Foundation.
  • Scharmer, C. O. (2007). Theory U: Leading from the future as it emerges: the social technology of presencing. Cambridge, Mass: Society for Organizational Learning.
  • Schley, W. and Schratz, M. (2004). Ergebnisorientierte F??hrungsverantwortung als Antwort auf PISA. Lernende Schule, 7, issue 28, pp. 1???4.
  • Schley, W., & Schratz, M. (2010). Developing Leaders, Building Networks, Changing Schools through System Leadership. In J. MacBeath & T. Townsend (Eds.), International Handbook on Leadership for Learning. Part I. (pp. 267-296 ) New York: Springer.
  • Schley, W., & Schratz, M. (2007). Leadership: Kraft zum neuen Denken. Innsbruck, Wien u.a.: StudienVerlag.
  • Schratz, M., Hartmann, M., & Schley, W. (2010). Schule wirksam leiten. Analyse innovativer F??hrung in der Praxis. M??nster: Waxmann.
  • Sergiovanni, T. J. (2005). Strengthening the heartbeat. Leading and learning together in schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Staehle, W. H. (1999). Management: Eine verhaltenswissenschaftliche Perspektive. M??nchen: Vahlen, Franz.
  • Stenhouse, L., Rudduck, J., & Hopkins, D. (1985). Research as a basis for teaching: Readings from the work of Lawrence Stenhouse. London, Portsmouth NH: Heinemann Educational Books.
  • Stoll, L., Bolam, R & Collarbone, P. (2002). Leading for Change: Building capacity for learning. In: K. A. Leithwood & P. Hallinger (Eds.). Kluwer international handbooks of education: Vol. 8. Second international handbook of educational leadership and administration. Dordrecht, Boston: Kluwer Academic, pp. 41???73.
  • Stoll, L., Moorman, H., & Rahm, S. (2008). Building leadership capacity for system improvement in Austria. In B. Pont, D. Nusche, & D. Hopkins (Eds.), Improving school leadership: Vol. 2. Improving School Leadership. Case studies on system leadership (pp. 215???252). Paris: OECD.
  • Vosniadou, S. (ed.). (2008). International handbook of research on conceptual change. New York: Routledge.

    Content development team
    This toolset has been prepared by the University of Innsbruck Team, consisted of Michael Schratz, Helmuth Aigner and Silvia Krenn, for the European Policy Network on School Leadership (EPNoSL).

    For a more extended documentation of the toolset please read:
    Toolset on Educating school leaders as change agents (Prepared by the University of Innsbruck Team, 2014)