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Constructions and Purposes of School Leadership in the UK

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Constructions and Purposes of School Leadership in the UK. / Woods, Philip; Torrance, Deidre ; Donnelly, Caitlin; Hamilton, Tom; Jones, Ken; Potter, Ian.

In: School Leadership and Management, Vol. 41, No. 1-2, 15.03.2021, p. 152-170 .

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Woods, P, Torrance, D, Donnelly, C, Hamilton, T, Jones, K & Potter, I 2021, 'Constructions and Purposes of School Leadership in the UK', School Leadership and Management, vol. 41, no. 1-2, pp. 152-170 . https://doi.org/10.1080/13632434.2020.1859999

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Woods, P., Torrance, D., Donnelly, C., Hamilton, T., Jones, K., & Potter, I. (2021). Constructions and Purposes of School Leadership in the UK. School Leadership and Management, 41(1-2), 152-170 . https://doi.org/10.1080/13632434.2020.1859999

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Woods, Philip ; Torrance, Deidre ; Donnelly, Caitlin ; Hamilton, Tom ; Jones, Ken ; Potter, Ian. / Constructions and Purposes of School Leadership in the UK. In: School Leadership and Management. 2021 ; Vol. 41, No. 1-2. pp. 152-170 .

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