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Resilient Leadership: School Leaders Thriving in Adversity and Crisis (Emerald Points)

Resilient Leadership: School Leaders Thriving in Adversity and Crisis (Emerald Points)

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Publication Date: November 2nd, 2023
Emerald Publishing Limited
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School leadership is a complex and challenging profession, with principals working in technological, dynamic and uncertain environments. They often experience resistance to their activities and challenge to their authority which can lead to considerable mental and emotional stress. This was never more apparent than during the COVID-19 pandemic, when many school principals faced unprecedented uncertainty and challenges.

Schechter and Halevi answer questions such as what promotes the development of resilience among school principals? What hinders it? What are the characteristics and practices of school principals' resilience? They go on to explore how school principals with high levels of resilience are more able to recover from times of stress and crisis than those with lower levels of resilience, examining the characteristics and practices of resilience used by school principals.

Resilient Leadership serves as a basis for new and renewed thinking regarding school resilience dimensions in training, mentoring, and professional development, and is essential reading for academics, researchers, students, school leaders and policymakers in educational leadership.

About the Author

Chen Schechter is a Professor at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His research interests include reform implementation, educational change, professional learning communities, educational leadership, and leadership development. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Educational Administration and President of the MOFET National Institute for Research and Development in Education. Lior Halevi has been in the field of education for over twenty years as a teacher, educator, and high-school principal. His work includes the training and accompaniment of principals, and dealing with school principals' personal resilience. He is a lecturer at Ono Academic College and Bar-Ilan University and also head of academic relations in the Amit Educational Network.