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By Anthony S. Bryk
Educational researcher 44 (9), 2015, p. 467-477 (article).

Argues that a gap is growing between rapidly rising aspirations for educational systems and what schools can routinely accomplish. Outlines an improvement paradigm that recognises the complexity of the work of education and the wide variability in outcomes that educational systems currently produce.

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By Michael Fullan
Education Canada, 55 (4), 2015, p. 22-26 (article).

Talks about whole system change in education. Looks at the effectiveness of a strategy called 'Leadership from the Middle' that raises the capacity of districts or networks of schools. Uses New Zealand and Ontario as examples of this approach.

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By Kala S. Retna
School leadership & management 35 (5), 2015, p. 524-543 (article).

Compares the professional development of principals in New Zealand and Singapore. Explores similarities and differences in approaches to school management and training and development programmes offered to school leaders.

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