Leading for equity: New challenges for school leaders in China

Haiyan QIAN, Allan David WALKER, Yu Kwong Paula KWAN

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Abstract

China has in recent years joined the international community in realizing the importance of overcoming disparity and inequality. Shanghai, as a pioneer in China, has experimented various new initiatives that aim to narrow disparities between students and schools. This paper examines how these policy initiatives have shaped the new context for leading schools and the challenges they pose for school leaders.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Citation

Qian, H., Walker, A., Kwan, P. (2011, November). Leading for equity: New challenges for school leaders in China. Paper presented at the UCEA Convention 2011: “Forecasting the Future of Leadership Preparation and Practice: Reclaiming Ground through Research, Policy and Politics.”, Westin Hotel, Pittsburgh, United States.

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