Inspiring heads

18th April 2003 at 01:00
HEADTEACHERS in search of inspiration should turn to the National Foundation for Educational Research's website, where they will find three new publications commissioned by the National College for School Leadership. Mentoring and coaching for new leaders: a review of the literature investigates the strategies used to develop new leaders in education and other professions in the UK and around the world. Successful leadership of schools in urban and challenging contexts also reviews current thinking, while A review of the problems and support strategies of early headship looks at effective ways of helping new heads.

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