John MacBeath - President

Books (1998-2006)

  • MacBeath, J. (ed.) (1998) Effective School Leadership: responding to change London, Paul Chapman
  • MacBeath, J. and Myers, K. (1999) Effective School Leaders , London, Prentice-Hall.
  • MacBeath, J. (1999) Schools Must Speak for Themselves: the case for school self-evaluation, London, Routledge (translated into Greek and Danish).
  • MacBeath, J., Jakobsen, L., Meuret, D., Schratz, M. (2000) Self-evaluation in European Schools: a Story of Change, London, Routledge (now translated into nine European languages)
  • MacBeath, J. and Mortimore, P. (2001) Improving School Effectiveness, Buckingham, Open University Press.
  • MacBeath, J. and Sugimine, H. with Gregor Sutherland and Miki Nishimura and students of the Learning School (2003) Self-evaluation in the Global Classroom, London, Routledge.
  • MacBeath, J., Demetriou, H., Rudduck, J. and Myers, K. (2003) Consulting Pupils: A toolkit for teachers, Cambridge, Pearson
  • MacBeath, J. and McGlynn, A. (2003) London, Falmer (translated into Swedish and Slovenian)
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) The Self-evaluation File, Glasgow, Learning Files Scotland.
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) The Leadership File, Glasgow, Learning Files Scotland.
  • MacBeath, J. and Moos, L. (2005) Democratic Learning: the challenge to school effectiveness, London, Routledge
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) School inspection and self evaluation: working with the new relationship, London, Routledge
  • MacBeath, J., Gray, J., Cullen, J., Frost, D., Steward, S., and Swaffield, S. (2006) Schools on the Edge: responding to challenging circumstances, London, Sage
  • James, M., Black, P., Carmichael, P., Conner, C., Dudley, P., Fox, A., Frost, D., Honour, L., MacBeath, J., McCormick, R, Marshall, B., Pedder, D., Procter, R., Swaffield, S and Wiliam, D. (2006) Learning How to Learn: Tools for schools, London, Routledge

Journal articles (2003-2006)

  • MacBeath J. (forthcoming) Stories of compliance and subversion in a prescriptive policy environment, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership, 35
  • MacBeath, J. (forthcoming) Leadership as a subversive activity, Journal of Educational Administration, 45 (2)
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) The Talent Enigma, International Journal of Leadership in Education, 9.(3)
  • MacBeath, J. (2006 ) New Relationships for Old: Inspection and self evaluation in England and Hong Kong, International Studies in Educational Administration, (2006) 34 (2)
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) A Story of Change, Journal of Educational Change, 18 (2)
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) Finding a voice, finding self, Educational Review, 58 (2)
  • Swaffield, S. and MacBeath, J. (2006) Embedding learning how to learn in school policy: the challenge for leadership, Research Papers in Education, 21 (2)
  • MacBeath, J., Frost, D. and Swaffield, S (2005) Researching Leadership for Learning in Seven Countries, Education Research and Perspectives, (32) 2
  • MacBeath, J. (2005) Leadership as distributed: a matter of practice, School Leadership and Management Vol. 25 (4)
  • Swaffield, S. and MacBeath, J. (2005) School self evaluation and the role of the critical friend, Cambridge Journal of Education, 35, (2)
  • Pedder, D., James, M and MacBeath, J. (2005) How teachers value and practise professional learning, Research Papers in Education, 20, (3)
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Putting the self back into self-evaluation, Improving Schools, Spring.
  • Handscomb, G. and MacBeath, J. (2004) Professional Development through teacher inquiry, Professional Development Today, Spring, 7 (2)
  • Oduro, G. and MacBeath, J. (2003) Traditions and tensions in leadership: the Ghanaian experience, Cambridge Journal of Education, 33, (3)

Monograph

  • MacBeath, J. (2006) Leadership as a Subversive Activity, Monograph 39, Australian Council for Educational Leaders

Chapters in books ( - 2006)

  • MacBeath, J. (forthcoming) Improving School Effectiveness: retrospective and prospective, International Handbook of School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Lonon, Taylor and Francis
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) Teacher Self-evaluation in J. Keeves and R. Watanabee, International Handbook of Educational Research in the Asia Pacific Region, Dordrecht, Kluwer.
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) School Effectiveness, Improvement and self-evaluation in T. Bryce and W. Humes Scottish Education: Second edition post-devolution, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press.
  • Riley, K. and MacBeath, J. (2003) Effective Leaders and Effective Schools in N. Bennet, M. Crawford, M. Cartwirght (eds) Effective Educational Leadership, The Open University, London, Paul Chapman.
  • Mortimore, P. and MacBeath, J.(2003) School Effectiveness and Improvement the story so far in M. Preedy . Glatter, M. Crawford, C. Wise (eds) Effective Educational Leadership, The Open University, London, Paul Chapman.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) Leadership, Learning and the challenge to democracy in A. Walker and C.Dimmock School Leadership and Administration, London, RoutledgeFalmer.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001) School Effectiveness and Improvement in T. Bryce and W. Humes Scottish Education, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001) in Bastiani, J. and Wolfendale, S. The conribution of parents to school efefctivness, Parents and School Effectiveness, London, Routledge.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) Three Heresies, Two Dilemmas and a Matrix in Seashore-Louis, K. and Riley, K. Leadership for a change: Routledge, London.
  • MacBeath, J. and Gray, D. (2001) A special kind of difference in M. Maden (Ed.) Success against the Odds, Routledge Falmer.
  • MacBeath, J. Moos. L, Riley K. (1996) Leadership in a Changing World. In International Handbook of Educational Leadership, Leithwood K. and Chapman J. (Eds.) Rotterdam, Swets and Zeitlinger.
  • MacBeath, Cully, R. and Lander, R. (1996) Lochgelly North Special School in Success against the Odds, National Commission on Education.

Research reports

  • MacBeath, J. and Galton, M. with Steward, S., MacBeath, A.and Page, C. (2006) The Costs of Inclusion, London: University of Cambridge, National Union of Teachers.
  • MacBeath, J., Brotto, F. (2005) Bridges across Boundaries, Report to the European Commission
  • MacBeath, J., Gray, J., Cullen, J., Frost, D., Steward, S., and Swaffield, S. (2005) Schools in Exceptionally Challenging Circumstances, DFES
  • MacBeath, J. and Galton, M. with Steward, S.and Page, C. (2006) A Life in Secondary Teaching? , London: University of Cambridge, National Union of Teachers.
  • MacBeath, J. and Oduro, G. (2004) A New Relationship? Inspection and self evaluation, University of Cambridge, National Union of Teachers.
  • MacBeath, J., Oduro, G., and Waterhouse, (2004) Distributed Leadership, National College of School Leadership
  • Galton, M. and MacBeath, J. with Steward, S. and Page, C. (2002) A Life in Teaching? London: University of Cambridge, National Union of Teachers.
  • MacBeath, J, Kirwan, T., Myers, K, McCall, J., Smith, I. and Mckay, E. with Sharp, C., Bhabra, S., Weindling, D. and Pocklington, K. (2001). The Impact of Study Support: a Report of a Longitudinal Study into the Impact of Participation in Out-of-school Hours Learning on the Academic Attainment, Attitudes and School Attendance of Secondary School Students (DfES Research Report 273). London: DfES.
  • Smith, W. and MacBeath, J. (2001) School self-assessment: The barometer of Quality for Students, Parents and Educators, Montreal, Ed-Lex, McGill University
  • MacBeath, J., Mortimore, P. Boyd, B., Jardine, J., Reeves, J., Robertson, P., Sammons, P., Smees, R., Thomas, S., Improving School Effectiveness, Scottish Office Education Department
  • MacBeath, J., Schratz, M., Meuret, D. and Jakobsen, L. (1999) Evaluating quality in school education, Brussels, European Commission.
  • Tiana, A., Scheerens, J. MacBeath, J. Thomas, S. Smees, S. (1999) Innovative Approaches to Evaluation, Brussels European Commission.
  • MacBeath, J. (1999) Study support in Scottish Schools, Edinburgh: The Scottish Office.
  • MacBeath, J., Boyd, B., Rand, J. and Bell, S. (1995) Schools Speak for Themselves, London, National Union of Teachers.
  • McGlynn, A. and MacBeath J.(1995) Public expectations of the Final stage of ompulsory education, Paris, OECD.
  • MacBeath, J. (1993): Learning for yourself: supported study in Strathclyde schools. Quality in Education Centre, Faculty of Education, Strathclyde University.
  • MacBeath, J, (1993) A Place for Success: an evaluation of study support in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Prince's Trust/Royal Jubilee Trusts.

Conference papers

  • MacBeath, J. and Galton, M. (2006) A Life in Teaching? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, April 2003.
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) Stories of Improvement: Exploring and embracing diversity, Keynote speech at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Fort Lauderdale, January
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) Leadership as a subversive activity, William Walker Oration, Australian Council of Educational Leaders, Canberra, October
  • MacBeath, J. (2006) Change is the Constant; England, University of Karlstat, June
  • MacBeath, J. (2005) Leadership for Learning: the Carpe Vitam Project: Coming of Age, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Barcelona, January
  • MacBeath, J. (2005) Evaluacion de la docencia, Keynote address to the Annual Conference, of the Spanish Educational Research Association, Barcelona, November.
  • MacBeath, J. (2005) Serena's story, Conference to launch the Portuguese publication -Historia de Serena, Lisbon University, December
  • MacBeath, J. (2005) Keynote paper, School Self evaluation: as story of change, Permanent conference Educational Evaluation in Europe, Frascati March
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Reflections on quality assurance and self evaluation in European countries The European Quality Forum, Ljubliana
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Leadership for self evaluation, Chinese University of Hong Kong, April
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Leadership; myths and mysteries, Norsk Skoleledforbund Bi-- annual conference, Stavanger
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Value-based leadership , Keynote Paper delivered at the Royal Palace in the presence of King Gustav, Stockholm, March.
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) School Self evaluation: a question of voice, Hong Kong City University, June
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Reflecting on self evaluation: what have we learned, what have we still to learn?. Tonsberg, December
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Changing Schools: National priorities in Scotland:, Paper, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Rotterdam, January
  • MacBeath, J. (2004) Value-based leadership Keynote Paper delivered at the Royal Palace, Stockholm, March.
  • MacBeath, J. and Moos, L. (2004) Leadership for Learning, Paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement , Copenhagen, January.
  • MacBeath, J.(2004) Keynote speech Democratic learning and school effectiveness: are they by any chance related? at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Copenhagen, January
  • MacBeath, J., Frost, D., Moos, L., Green, D. and Portin, B. (2003) Leadership For Learning (The Carpe Vitam Project), a paper presented within the Cambridge Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, April.
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) Measuring school capacity and monitoring its development
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) What role for students in school self-evaluation? Keynote paper presented at the European Association of Teachers Conference, Milan, November.
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) Paradoxes of Leadership in an Age of Accountability, Keynote paper presented at the International Conference of School Principals (ICEP), Edinburgh July.
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) National priorities:parity of esteem, paradigm shifts and qualitative enigmas, Paper, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Sydney, January.
  • Galton, M. and MacBeath, J. (2003) A Life in Teaching? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, April
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) Measuring school capacity and monitoring its development
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) What role for students in school self-evaluation? Keynote paper presented at the European Association of Teachers Conference, Milan, November.
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) Paradoxes of Leadership in an Age of Accountability, Keynote paper presented at the International Conference of School Principals, Edinburgh, July.
  • MacBeath, J. (2003) National priorities:parity of esteem, paradigm shifts and qualitative enigmas, Paper, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Sydney, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) School effectiveness and democratic learning: are they by any chance related? Keynote Paper, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Copenhagen, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) International Perspectives on Leadership in Age of Accountability, Keynote Paper presented at the University of Peking, May.
  • MacBeath, J. and Smith, W. (2002) Paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Memphis, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) School effectiveness and democratic learning: are they by any chance related? Keynote Paper, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Copenhagen, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) International Perspectives on Leadership in Age of Accountability, Keynote Paper presented at the University of Peking, May.
  • MacBeath, J. (2002) Leading in a Time of Change Paper presented at the University of Oslo, October
  • MacBeath, J., Myers, K. and Kirwan, T. (2001) Studying the Development of Study Support: What's the evidence of increased student achievement? Paper presented at the International Conference for School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Toroto, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001) Leadership for Learning. Keynote paper presented at the Association for South Australian Principals, Adelaide, September.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001) In Search of Quality , Keynote Paper presented at European Commission Conference, Karlstad, Sweden, September.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001 )Exploring the ambiguities of leadership, Paper presented at the International Conference for School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Toronto, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001) Self-evaluation in European Schools A story of change, Paper presented at the International Conference for School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Toronto, January.
  • MacBeath, J. and Smith, W. (2001) Building a Better Moustrap, Paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Toronto January.
  • MacBeath, J., and Meuret, D. . (2001),Self evaluation in European Schools, a paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association,New Orleans, April.
  • MacBeath, J. (2001) Exploring the ambiguities of leadership, Paper presented at the International Conference for School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Toronto, January.
  • MacBeath, J., Myers, K. and Kirwan, T. (2001) Studying the Development of Study Support: What's the evidence of increased student achievement? Paper presented at the International Conference for School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Toronto, January.
  • MacBeath, J. (2000) Evaluating Schools: learning from experience, Keynote paper at the Quebec Teachers Association, Montreal.
  • MacBeath, J. and Jardine,S. (1999) The role of the critical friend York, Paper presented at the British Education Research Association, York.
  • MacBeath, J. (1998) Understanding Learning, Paper presented at the International Conference for School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Manchester, January
  • MacBeath, J., Meuret, D. Schratz, M. and Jakobsen, L. (1997) Evaluating Quality in 101 Schools, Paper delivered to American Research Association, San Diego, April.
 
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