Teacher Leadership Research
This section includes publications from a number of key authors in the area of teacher leadership. While this is not an exhaustive list, it is intended to provide an overview of the existing research.
Harris, A. (2009). Distributed school leadership: Evidence, issues and future directions. ACEL Monograph 44. Penrith, NSW: Australian Council for Educational Leaders.
Harris, A., and Chapman, C. (2002). Effective Leadership in Schools Facing Challenging Circumstances. National College for School Leadership.
Harris, A., Moos, L., Moller, J., Robertson, J., and Spillane, J. (2007). Exploring different perspectives and approaches to the practice of school leadership. National College for School Leadership.
Harris, A., and Muijs, D. (2003). Teacher Leadership: Principles and Practice. National College for School Leadership.
Harris, A., and Spillane, J. (2008). Distributed leadership through the looking glass. Management in Education 22(1), 31-34.
Muijs, D., & Harris, A. (2006). Teacher led school improvement: Teacher leadership in the UK. Teaching and Teacher Education, 22(8): 961-972.
Hargreaves, A. (2005). Sustainable leadership and social justice: A new paradigm. Independent School Magazine 64(2).
Hargreaves, A. (2011). Fusion and the future of leadership. In Robertson, J. and Timperley, H. (eds.), Leadership and Learning. London: Sage Publications. Ch. 17, p. 227-242. (pre-publication version)
Hargreaves, A., and Fink, D. (2004). The seven principles of sustainable leadership. For Educational Leadership 61(7).
Hargreaves, A., Halasz, G., & Pont, B. (2008). The Finnish approach to system leadership. In Pont, B., Nusche, D., & Hopkins, D. (eds.), Improving School Leadership, Volume 2: Case Studies on System Leadership. Paris: OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), p. 69-109.
(2014). Video: The role of teachers as leaders and innovators - A discussion. Featuring Jean Stiles, Dustin Bajer, and Andy Hargreaves.
Halverson, R., Linnekin, B., Gomez, L.M., and Spillane, J.P. (2004). Multimedia cases of practice: On-line learning opportunities for school leaders. For Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership 7(1).
Pustejovsky, J.E., Spillane, J.P., Heaton, R.M., and Lewis, W.J. (2008). Understanding teacher leadership in middle school mathematics: A collaborative research effort.
Spillane, J.P. Distributed leadership: What's all the hoopla?
Spillane, J.P. (2000). District leaders' perceptions of teacher learning. CPRE Occasional Paper Series, OP-05. Consortium for Policy Research in Education, University of Pennsylvania.
Spillane, J.P. (2003). Educational leadership. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 25(4), 343-346.
Spillane, J.P. (2009). Leading and managing instruction: Adopting a diagnostic and design mindset. Voices in Urban Education: Leadership in Smart Systems 25(Fall), 16-25.
Spillane, J.P. (2005). Primary school leadership practice: How the subject matters. School Leadership and Management 25(4), 383-397.
Spillane, J.P. Using social network methods to study school leadership.
Spillane, J.P, and Camburn, E. (2006). The practice of leading and managing: The distribution of responsibility for leadership and management in the schoolhouse. Draft paper for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 7-11, 2006.
Spillane, J.P., Camburn, E.M., Pustejovsky, J., Stitziel Pareja, A., and Lewis, G. (2008). Taking a distributed perspective: Epistemological and methodological tradeoffs in operationalizing the leader-plus aspect. Journal of Educational Administration 46(2), 189-213.
Spillane, J.P., Diamond, J.B., and Jita, L. (2003). Leading instruction: The distribution of leadership for instruction. Journal of Curriculum Studies 35(5).
Spillane, J.P., Hallett, T., and Diamond, J.B. (2003). Forms of capital and the construction of leadership: Instructional leadership in urban elementary schools. For Sociology of Education 76(1).
Spillane, J.P., Halverson, R., and Diamond, J.B. (2001). Investigating school leadership practice: A distributed perspective. Educational Researcher 30(3), 23-28.
Spillane, J.P., Halverson, R., and Diamond, J.B. (2004). Towards a theory of leadership practice: A distributed perspective. Journal of Curriculum Studies 36(1), 3-34.
Spillane, J.P., and Sherer, J.Z. A distributed perspective on school leadership: Leadership practice as stretched over people and place. Preliminary draft prepared for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Education Association, San Diego, April 2004.
Robertson, J.M. (2004). Coaching in networks of schools. A paper prepared for Networked Learning Communities Evaluation Team Meeting, San Diego, April 14, 2004.
Robertson, J., and Murrihy, L. (2006). Developing the Person in the Professional. National College for School Leadership.
Robertson, J.M., and Webber, C.F. (2004). International leadership development through web-based learning. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, v.8.
Webber, C., and Robertson, J. (1998). Boundary breaking: An emergent model for leadership development. Educational Policy Analysis Archives 6(21).
Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser
Kaser, L., and Halbert, J. (2008). From sorting to learning: Developing deep learning in Canadian schools. Education Canada 48(5), 56-59.
Katz, S., Earl, L., Ben Jaafar, S., Elgie, S., Foster, L., Halbert, J., and Kaser, L. (2008). Learning networks of schools: The key enablers of successful knowledge communities. McGill Journal of Education 43(2), 111-138.
Stoll, L., Halbert, J., and Kaser, L. (2010). Deepening learning in school-to-school networks. In International Handbook on Teacher and School Development. London: Routledge.
Day, C., Sammons, P., Hopkins, D., Harris, A., Leithwood, K., Gu, Q., and Brown, E. (2010). 10 strong claims about successful school leadership. National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services.
Day, C., Sammons, P., Hopkins, D., Harris, A., Leithwood, K., Gu, Q., Brown, E., Ahtaridou, E., and Kington, A. (2009). The impact of school leadership on pupil outcomes: Final report. UK Department for Children, Schools and Families Research Report DCSF-RR108.
Leithwood, K. (2009). How Leadership Influences Student Learning. Video of lecture at University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education.
Leithwood, K., Day, C., Sammons, P., Harris, A., and Hopkins, D. (2006). Successful school leadership: What it is and how it influences pupil learning. Nottingham, UK: National College for School Leadership and Department for Education and Skills.
Leithwood, K., and Levin, B. (2005). Assessing school leader and leadership programme effects on pupil learning. Department for Education and Skills, Research Report No. 662.
Leithwood, K., Louis, K.S., Anderson, S., and Wahlstrom, K. (2004). Review of research: How leadership influences student learning. Learning from Leadership Project. Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement, University of Minnesota. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Commissioned by The Wallace Foundation.
Leithwood, K.A., and Riehl, C. (2003). What we know about successful school leadership. Philadelphia, PA: Laboratory for Student Success, Temple University.
Leithwood, K., and Strauss, T. (2008). Learning about leadership from school turnaround efforts in Ontario: Executive summary. Canadian Education Association.
Earl, L., and Fullan, M. (2003). Using data in leadership for learning. Cambridge Journal of Education 33(3), 383-394.
Fullan, M. (2003). Leadership and sustainability. Plain Talk: The Newsletter for the Center for Development and Learning 8(2), 1-5.
Fullan, M. (2005). Turnaround leadership. The Educational Forum 69, 174-181.
Fullan, M. (2006). Quality leadership, quality learning: Proof beyond reasonable doubt. Paper prepared for the Irish Primary Principals Network (IPPN).
Fullan, M. (2009). The problem of incomplete leadership development. Submitted to Education Leadership.
Fullan, M., & Boyle, A. (2010). Reflections on the change leadership landscape. Prepared for the National College for School Leadership, May 3, 2010.
Fullan, M., Cuttress, C., and Kilcher, A. (2005). 8 forces for leaders of change. Journal of Staff Development 26(4), 54-64.
Fullan, M., & Leithwood, K. (2012). 21st century leadership: Looking forward. An interview with Michael Fullan and Ken Leithwood. In Conversation, 4(1).
UBC theses and dissertations
Ashworth, J.E. (2002). Understanding educational leadership anew: Adult educators' stories in conversation (Doctoral dissertation).
Jara, D.Y. (2004). Teacher leadership in an early literacy initiative: Roles and perspectives (Master's thesis).
LaBonte, R. (2005). Leadership and educational technologies: Leading the charge for e-learning in British Columbia schools (Doctoral dissertation).
Bennett, N., Wise, C., Woods, P.A., and Harvey, J.A. (2003). Distributed Leadership: A Review of Literature. National College for School Leadership.
Inkpen, A.C., and Currall, S.C. (2004). The coevolution of trust, control, and learning in joint ventures. Organization Science 15(5), 586-599.