Educational Reform, Standards, and School Leadership

  • Louis VolanteEmail author
Part of the Studies in Educational Leadership book series (SIEL, volume 16)


Education reform is not a new phenomenon. Every society, from the early classical period to the current modern era, has debated the importance of different types of contents and experiences that lead to an educated and well-adjusted child. It is impossible to do justice to this wide range of human history within this book. This introductory chapter merely attempts to capture some of the most salient changes that have influenced educational reform since the introduction of compulsory schooling, particularly as they relate to the genesis of educational standards and its corresponding influence on school leadership.


Transformational Leadership School Leader School Administrator Policy Context School Improvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationBrock UniversityHamiltonCanada

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