Valuing knowledge over action: the example of gender in educational leadership

@inproceedings{Lumby2013ValuingKO,
  title={Valuing knowledge over action: the example of gender in educational leadership},
  author={Jacky Lumby},
  year={2013}
}
Gender inequalities in educational administration attract calls for research internationally. The degree of concern and the urgent search for cause and cure are characterised as within an epidemic logic, evoking a managerialist ‘scientific’ reliance on evidence-driven change. Taking a poststructuralist approach, the paper uses a study of South African women school principals to position gender research as a tool for change. It considers one area of their experience that impacts on their… CONTINUE READING