Transforming Schools and Communities – imaginED

Greetings fellow creativity accomplices!

Our ebook on imagination in leadership is prepared for pre-buy! (Publication day: March 24, 2023).

Cultivating Imagination in Leadership: Transforming Faculties and Communities provides a theoretical being familiar with of how creativity contributes to helpful management, as properly as functional equipment all academic leaders can use to cultivate their imaginations and the imaginations of other folks in their communities. To aid these aims, guide chapters supply a number of perspectives on what creativeness is, why it is crucial for academic leaders, and how it can be developed.

Contributions by leadership scholars and faculty-centered leaders are arranged all-around a few themes: checking out choices, poetics of memory, and imagination’s purpose in social justice and equity. Just about every segment opens with a management tale that shows how a school chief developed and utilised imagination to produce remedies to serious issues. Contributors to this volume have been invited to browse each and every other’s perform and share their questions and ideas. This perform can now be applied by men and women or within official or informal studying communities to broaden, deepen, and implement concepts. 

E-book Attributes:

  • Brings together empirical and conceptual investigate on imagination’s diversified roles in educational leadership.
  • Delivers functional strategies and implementable strategies for cultivating management imagination.
  • Demonstrates what cognitive instruments all leaders can use to deepen their comprehending of challenges, to emotionally and imaginatively interact their faculty communities, and to assist fairness, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Features straightforward-to-use actions and recommendations for making use of creativeness to critical management procedures and tactics.
  • Involves “Cultivating Curiosity, Dialogue, and Imagination” sections at the conclude of chapters to promote person reflection and collaborative discussion.

Devoted to Kieran Egan, this e-book applies the equipment of Imaginative Schooling to the realm of management education and learning and follow. It will help present-day and long term leaders hire imagination to make feeling of and deal with the working day-to-working day problems they encounter. (See the Table of Contents and get a lot more info from Instructors Faculty Press)

Sign up for us for a experienced finding out collection on Cultivating Creativeness in Leadership: Reworking Faculties and Communities in the Spring of 2023. Specifics to follow–stay tuned! (Subscribe so you really don’t miss that info).


Gillian Judson & Meaghan Dougherty

Acknowledgement: This job was financially supported by the Centre for Creativity in Investigation, Society, and Education and learning (CIRCE) and the Centre for the Study of Instructional Leadership and Plan (CSELP).


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