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Leading Ahead 2010 in Bolzano

The picturesque town was host of the 2nd major dissemination conference of the Leadership in Education network

For three days Bolzano was the place to go to exchange, learn and disseminate information on school leadership models. More than 160 participants from 30 countries took a professional interest in the event, that offered not only key note speeches from different leadership views but also workshops in different thematic core areas of school leadership. 

Conference programme 

The keynotes covered the following topics:

  • Leadership and School Quality
  • Cultural Leadership
  • Human Resources Management
  • The Ethics of Leadership: Leading without Leadership Behaviour

The individual sessions concentrated on six fields of work:

  • A: Types of Leadership
  • B: Human Resources Development
  • C: Distributed Leadership
  • D: Quality Development and Evaluation
  • E: ICT Tools for School Management and Training
  • F: Best Practice Examples

See the programme in detail.


Here you can download PDF files with brief abstracts, powerpoint presentations and papers for each keynote and session.

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