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La direction pédagogique des chefs d’établissement, un défi à relever: Le cas du Chili

La question de la « fonction de direction » s’est retrouvée au centre des débats sur l’éducation au Chili ces cinq dernières années. Alors que des décennies durant, les chefs d’établissement avaient été les gestionnaires, au sein de l’école, des politiques et des décisions prises à d’autres échelons (fondamentalement, au ministère de l’Éducation et aux échelons intermédiaires), on leur demande aujourd’hui d’assumer des fonctions de direction pédagogique et de mener des projets éducatifs au niveau local.

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Birth pains: emerging school leadership policies in eight school systems of Latin America

This article, authored by Jose Weinstein and Macarena Hernandez, presents the current status of school leadership policies in eight systems of Latin America: Argentina, Ceara´/Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Peru.

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The Latin American School and the Challenge of Developing Fraternity

This short intervention, by Jose Weinstein, discusses the importance of the notion of fraternity in building democratic and socially inclusive schools in Latin America.

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Centre for Research & Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL)

Based in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, Centre for Research & Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning (CR&DALL) pursues a range of research activities which have relevance to the theme of lifelong learning. Currently its research focus includes the following themes:

Teachers' and School Heads' Salaries and Allowances in Europe, 2014/15

This annual report provides a comparative analysis on teachers' and school heads' statutory salaries and allowances in Europe for 2014/15. It also includes individual country sheets with detailed information on issues such as annual gross salaries, salary progression and available allowances.

The report covers all the EU Member States as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Serbia and Turkey.

New book - Key Questions for educational leaders

Key Questions for educational leaders is a new book, edited by Darrin Griffiths & John P. Portelli, which offers 42 short essays from international educational leadership scholars and practitioners on everything from parental engagement to special education to supporting Indigenous students. This book is a valued and requisite resource for both practising and prospective educational leaders.

Horizon Report Europe: 2014 Schools Edition

The  Horizon Report Europe: 2014 Schools Edition examines  trends,  challenges, and  technologies  for their  potential  impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry.

The report is the outcom of the  collaborative  research  and  discussions  of a body of  53  European   experts, co - authored by the  European Commission and the New Media Consortium (NMC).

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Jacob Easley and Pierre Tulowitzki - Policy formation of intercultural and globally minded educational leadership preparation

One of the first steps for globally minded school leadership development is to promote an awareness of globalization, its impact on twenty-first century learning, educational policy and practice, and school leadership, in general. As it stands, the preparation of school leaders is mostly restrictive to a specific paradigm, model, or “leadership ideology” that focusses almost exclusively on leadership within a particular cultural, regional, or national context.

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School Leadership - International Perspectives

The edited volume, School Leadership - International Perspectives, edited by Stephan Huber and published by Springer reflects the ideas and experiences regarding current issues and trends in school leadership and leadership development from both research and practice perspectives.

Research into school effectiveness in recent decades has corroborated the theory that the school leader has a pivotal role to play in making their school a successful institution and especially in its improvement. In fact, the school leader is most often cited as the key factor in a school’s development.

Teachers' and School Heads' Salaries and Allowances in Europe, 2013/14

This overview compares the different levels of decision-making responsible for setting teachers' and school heads' statutory salaries in primary and general secondary education in Europe. The minimum and maximum statutory salaries are presented in nominal terms and compared to per capita GDP in each country. Teachers’ career prospects are also indicated through data on salary progression and its relationship to professional experience. Additionally, trends in the evolution of salary levels between 2009 and 2014 are also analysed.