Thoughts on School Leadership Policy, Practice, and Future Inquiry

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


It has been fascinating to consider standards, accountability, assessment, and leadership in education through the lenses of a broad and diverse selection of countries. It is not our intention to summarize each standards-based reform model that was previously discussed. Rather the ensuing discussion merely highlights some of the notable trends and provides the reader with a sense of the many faces of standards-based reform, accountability, and student assessment, and draws out some implications for learning for school leaders. This chapter concludes with suggestions for future inquiry.


Student Achievement Transformational Leadership Professional Learning School Leader Transactional Leadership 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brock UniversityHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Aporia Consulting Ltd.TorontoCanada

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