Susan Timmins is a senior lecturer at the University of Huddersfield, which is located in West Yorkshire, England, where she teaches the initial teacher training course. Susan’s research interests are far ranging in areas of leadership and management, computer science education and teacher education.
Books by Susan Timmins:
A Cross-Cultural Consideration of Teacher Leaders’ Narratives of Power, Agency and School Culture presents groundbreaking work that expands discussions of teachers’ work to highlight the struggles of a profession in three different countries: England, Jamaica and the United States. This research provides examples of teacher leaders’ narratives about power, agency and school culture, presenting the voices of teacher leaders across diverse contexts. It identifies the “lessons” that transcend culture and speaks to the importance of understanding how teachers’ work (and teacher leadership) functions within complex school cultures. This work has profound implications for teaching, learning and leading in a 21st century global economy.
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