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School to school collaboration through Teaching School Alliances in England: ‘system leadership’ in a messy and hybrid governance context (2022)
Book Chapter
Greany, T., & Armstrong, P. (in press). School to school collaboration through Teaching School Alliances in England: ‘system leadership’ in a messy and hybrid governance context. In School to School Collaboration: Learning Across International Contexts. London: Emerald

This chapter explores school-to-school collaboration via Teaching School Alliances (TSAs) in one locality in England, drawing on governance theory (Bevir, 2011) - specifically hierarchy, markets and networks (Tenbensel, 2015). It focuses on three TSA... Read More about School to school collaboration through Teaching School Alliances in England: ‘system leadership’ in a messy and hybrid governance context.

Networking Small Rural Schools in the Pandemic (2022)
Book Chapter
Greany, T., & Wolfe, A. (in press). Networking Small Rural Schools in the Pandemic. In The Power of Professional Learning Networks - traversing the present; transforming the future (11). London: John Catt Educational Ltd

This chapter draws on findings from an evaluation of two regional networks developed by the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership to support senior leaders in small rural schools in England. The networks were launched in September 2... Read More about Networking Small Rural Schools in the Pandemic.

Leading Educational Networks: Theory, Policy and Practice (2022)
Book
Greany, T., & Kamp, A. (2022). Leading Educational Networks: Theory, Policy and Practice. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book offers a global perspective on educational networks, reviewing theory and practice before setting out four lenses: educational effectiveness and improvement; governance theory; complexity theory; and Actor-Network Theory. Using these lenses... Read More about Leading Educational Networks: Theory, Policy and Practice.

School System Governance And The Implications For Schools (2021)
Book Chapter
Greany, T., & Higham, R. (2021). School System Governance And The Implications For Schools. In T. Greany, & P. Earley (Eds.), School Leadership and Education System Reform. (2nd). London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Conservative-led governments in power since 2010 have introduced a range of reforms in England, including a rapid expansion in the number of academies and Multi-Academy Trusts, the roll back of Local Authorities and the encouragement of new school-to... Read More about School System Governance And The Implications For Schools.

Leading Curriculum Development (2021)
Book Chapter
Greany, T. (2021). Leading Curriculum Development. In School Leadership and Education System Reform. (2nd). London: Bloomsbury Publishing

The importance of leadership in shaping and developing the curriculum in schools is widely recognized. However, despite this recognition of the need for school leaders to be, inter alia, curriculum leaders, there is surprisingly little robust resear... Read More about Leading Curriculum Development.

Leadership And School Improvement In Multi-Academy Trusts (2021)
Book Chapter
Greany, T., & McGinity, R. (2021). Leadership And School Improvement In Multi-Academy Trusts. In School Leadership and Education System Reform. (2nd). London: Bloomsbury Publishing

The focus in this chapter is on leadership and improvement in Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) in England, informed by findings from a mixed methods study by the authors (Greany, 2018). The chapter aims to: • Summarize the key features and evolution of... Read More about Leadership And School Improvement In Multi-Academy Trusts.

Introduction: School leadership and education system reform (2021)
Book Chapter
Greany, T., & Earley, P. (2021). Introduction: School leadership and education system reform. In School leadership and education system reform. (2nd). London: Bloomsbury Publishing

This second edition of School Leadership and Education System Reform includes contributions from a range of academics, policy makers and practitioners. It focuses on developments in England and addresses four questions: i) how can school leaders sha... Read More about Introduction: School leadership and education system reform.

Structural integration and knowledge exchange in multi-academy trusts: comparing approaches with evidence and theory from non-educational sectors (2021)
Journal Article
Greany, T., & McGinity, R. (2021). Structural integration and knowledge exchange in multi-academy trusts: comparing approaches with evidence and theory from non-educational sectors. School Leadership and Management, 41(4-5), 311-333. https://doi.org/10.1080/13632434.2021.1872525

This article analyses the ways in which leaders in Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) in England work to develop shared improvement practices across the schools they operate. It draws on case study evidence gathered as part of a larger mixed methods study b... Read More about Structural integration and knowledge exchange in multi-academy trusts: comparing approaches with evidence and theory from non-educational sectors.

Why is school-to-school collaboration important and how can we make it work? (2021)
Book Chapter
Greany, T. (2021). Why is school-to-school collaboration important and how can we make it work?. In Connecting Classrooms: Unlocking a world of potential - Leading the way (25-32). London: British Council

Networks, collaborations and partnerships between schools can take multiple forms and achieve multiple objectives. This can make them hard to make sense of – and even harder to lead and manage. Nevertheless, this chapter argues that policy makers sho... Read More about Why is school-to-school collaboration important and how can we make it work?.

Approaches to scaling innovations across schools: an analysis of key theories and models (2019)
Book Chapter
Greany, T. (2019). Approaches to scaling innovations across schools: an analysis of key theories and models. In R. Heraud, & M. A. Peters (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Educational Innovation. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2262-4_68-1

The question of how to scale up successful innovations remains a key challenge for policy and practice in education (Hall, 2013). This article outlines three established ‘schools of thought’ around how to scale up successful innovations. The first... Read More about Approaches to scaling innovations across schools: an analysis of key theories and models.

Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context (2019)
Journal Article
Bush, T., & Ng Yoon Mooi, A. (2019). Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context. Journal of Educational Administration, 57(3), 279-295. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEA-11-2018-0206

Purpose The purpose of the paper is to present and discuss the findings from research on the relationship between leadership theory and policy reform in Malaysia. The research was conducted in two dissimilar Malaysian states. Research Design... Read More about Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context.

Trends in Maths and Science Study (TIMSS): National Report for England (2016)
Book
Greany, T., Barnes, I., Mostafa, T., Pensiero, N., & Swensson, C. (in press). Trends in Maths and Science Study (TIMSS): National Report for England. London: UK Department for Education

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is overseen by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). It provides participating countries internationally comparable data on the performance... Read More about Trends in Maths and Science Study (TIMSS): National Report for England.