Journal of Professional Capital and Community: Volume 5 Issue 1


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Collaborations: providing emotional support to senior leaders

Carla Solvason, Alison Kington

The purpose of this paper, based upon research carried out between a university and a Local Authority (LA) in the Midlands, UK, is to explore the phenomenon of head…

The school as a learning organisation in China

Charlene Tan

The purpose of this paper is to respond to a recent article published in this journal by Stoll and Kools (2017) on the “School as a Learning Organisation” (SLO). It…

Effects of data feedback in the teacher training community

Tamar Tas, Thoni Houtveen, Wim Van de Grift

The purpose of this paper is to answer the question, what progress student teachers make during one academic year, while being trained in a professional learning…

Making sense of external partnerships: Principals’ experiences of school–university collaborations

Susanne Sahlin

The purpose of this paper is to examine principals’ sense-making of a school–university collaboration taking an institutional perspective on organizational change. The…

Instruction, equity, and social networks in district-wide improvement

Thomas Hatch, Kathryn Hill, Rachel Roegman

The purpose of this paper is to explore the factors and conditions that help to explain what it takes to mount district-wide efforts to improve instruction and address inequities.

Leading from the middle: its nature, origins and importance

Andy Hargreaves, Dennis Shirley

The purpose of this paper is to cover a 10-year period in ten of Ontario’s 72 school districts on the nature, origins and importance of “leading from the middle” (LfM…

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