Annual Conference 2018

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6-8th July 2018
Beaumont Estate, Windsor, UK

‘Education Policy and Sustainability: global perspectives from the field of educational leadership’

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Judy A. Alston

Professor, Department of Doctoral Studies and Advanced Programs, Ashland University

Educational Leadership and Policy in the 21stCentury: Values, Vision, Voice, and Virtue

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Viviane Robinson

Viviane Robinson

Distinguished Professor, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice, Faculty of Education, The University of Auckland

The Capabilities Required for Leading Improvement: Challenges for Researchers and Developers

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Gillian Hamilton

Strategic Director, Education Scotland

Scotland's Educational Leadership Journey: Aspirations Foe Excellence and Equity

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Full Papers and Presentations

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Distinguished Service Award (DSA) Winner

Colin Russell

Conf 7 July-232


Reflective Practice Award Winner

Stephanie Hill 

Conf 7 July-228


BELMAS Best Thesis Award Winner

Laura Guihen

'The Career Histories and Professional Aspirations of Women Deputy Headteachers: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis'

Conf 7 July-204 

Runner Up: Stephen Rayner

'Academisation: A dynamic process of systemic change in England'

Conf 7 July-207


Best EMAL Paper Award Winners

Lauri Johnson

‘The lives and identities of UK Black and South Asian head teachers: Metaphors of leadership’ (Educational Management Administration & Leadership, September 2017, Vol. 45, No 5)

Conf 7 July-187

Helen Young

Knowledge, experts and accountability in school governing bodies’ (Educational Management Administration & Leadership, January 2017, Vol. 45, No 1)

Conf 7 July-181

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