Distributed Leadership for Equity & Learning Toolset
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Woods, G. J. & Woods, P. A. (2013) Degrees of Democracy Framework: A Review of its use and impact. A report prepared for the School of Education, University of Hertfordshire, UK. Available at http://researchprofiles.herts.ac.uk/portal/en/projects/degrees-of-democracy-a-review-of-its-use-and-impact(a02af90c-0584-4cd4-9cf9-f8d1764de1ef).html
Woods, P. A. (2005) Democratic Leadership in Education. London: Sage.
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Woods, P. A. & Roberts, A. (2013a) Distributed Leadership and Social Justice (DLSJ): National Review, paper for European Policy Network on School Leadership (EPNoSL). (Available at https://herts.academia.edu/PhilipWoods)
Woods, P. A. & Roberts, A. (2013b) Distributed Leadership and Social Justice: A case study investigation of distributed leadership and the extent to which it promotes social justice and democratic practices, in L. Moos & P. Hatzopolous (eds), School Leadership as a driving force for equity and learning: Comparative perspective, European Policy Network on School Leadership, 2013. (Available at http://www.schoolleadership.eu/sites/default/files/epnosl-d4.1.pdf)
Woods, P. A. & Woods, G. J. (2013) ‘Deepening Distributed Leadership: A democratic perspective on power, purpose and the concept of the self’, Leadership in Education (Vodenje v vzgoji in izobraževanju), 2: 17-40. An English language version is available to download under 'Papers' at https://herts.academia.edu/PhilipWoods.
Woods, P. A., Roberts, A. & Woods, G. J. (forthcoming) Newness Against the Grain: Democratic emergence in organisational and professional practice, in S. Weber (ed) Organization and the New: Discourses, Agents, Ecologies of Innovation, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
Information sheets are available at http://herts.academia.edu/PhilipWoods (under ‘Teaching Documents’), on
- a typology of social justice (A Four-fold Approach to Social Justice)
- holistic democracy
We would like to thank the numerous people in EPNoSL and beyond who shared their ideas about the toolset and/or commented on draft versions, including:
Carl Bagley, Giovanna Barzona, Agnieszka Czejkowska, Ton Duif, Sally Graham, Tom Hamilton, Chris Harrison, Yasmin Imani, Joy Jarvis, Roger Levy, Janet Monahan, Brett Pugh, and Sophie Ward.
Content development team
This toolset has been prepared by the University of Hertfordshire Team, Philip Woods and Amanda Roberts for the European Policy Network on School Leadership (EPNoSL).