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MEP learning pack

Masters in Education Practice: Leadership

5

Teacher leadership

5.5

Summary

This topic explored the role of teacher leadership in delivering effective outcomes for children and young people. The notion of instructional leadership was also explored with a sense that leadership of learning and teaching is the core business of school leaders and starting point for improving outcomes for children and young people as well as a core focus for professional development efforts.

References

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