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School Leadership & Management welcomes articles on all aspects of educational leadership and management.
As a highly cited and internationally known SCOPUS journal, School Leadership and Management is fundamentally concerned with issues of leadership and management in classrooms, schools, and school systems.
School Leadership & Management particularly welcomes articles that contribute to the field in the following ways:
- Scholarly articles that draw upon empirical evidence to provide new insights into leadership and management practices;
Scholarly articles that explore alternative, critical, and re-conceptualised views of school leadership and management;
- Scholarly articles that provide state of the art reviews within an national or international context;
- Scholarly articles reporting new empirical findings that make an original contribution to the field;
- Scholarly articles that make a theoretical contribution which extends and deepens our understanding of the key issues associated with leadership, management, and the direct relationship with organisational change and improvement;
- Scholarly articles that focus primarily upon leadership and management issues but are aimed at academic, policymaking and practitioner audiences;
- Contributions from policymakers and practitioners, where there is a clear leadership and management focus.
Contributors should be aware that articles that fall outside the explicit aims and scope of the journal will not be considered
Peer Review Policy:
All research articles in this journal, including those that appear in special editions, undergo the same rigorous, peer-review process.
Initially, submitted articles will be considered by the editors and if it meets the aims and scope of the journal, it will then enter the formal peer reviewing process.
Based upon initial editors screening, two independent referees will be allocated for each paper. In the case of a difference of opinion, additional views will be sought from a third, qualified, referee. The refereeing process adheres to the highest international standards and ensures that all published work is of the best standard and quality.
“Leadership has become the strategy of the 21st century if we want large scale sustainable reform. School Leadership & Management is the one place to look if you want to be on the cutting edge of new advances in leadership development.”
Michael Fullan, Professor of Education, University of Toronto
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