1. The changing and challenging context for educational leaders; 2. Key macro challenges for educational leaders; 3. Key micro challenges for educational leaders; 4. Leadership challenges as tensions; 5. A framework for analysing ethical tensions; 6. Vision-Inspired leadership and ethical decision-making; 7. Building a collective ethic of responsibility for leadership in schools; 8. Authentic leaders use the power of presence, authentic relationships, and influence fields; 9. Authentic leaders help create Innovating, deep, rich learning environments; 10. Forming capable and authentic leaders: transformational learning approaches.
This new edition draws together cutting-edge research to help teachers and leaders better understand and respond to contemporary educational challenges.
For 12 years Patrick was Foundation Chair in Educational Leadership and Director of the Flagship for Creative and Authentic Leadership at ACU National where he championed ethical and moral leadership, especially in not-for-profit organisations. Duignan has been involved in many research projects, most recently as director on a project for reflective research and action learning for educational leaders on their capacity to build their 'fields of influence' in order to impact positively on student outcomes in schools.