Journal Articles

Harris, A. Jones, M and Adams, D. (2016) 'Qualified to Lead? A Comparative, Contextual and Cultural View of Educational Policy Borrowing' Educational Researcher DOI: 10.1080/00131881.2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00131881.2016.1165412

Harris, A. and Jones, M. (2015) Transforming Education Systems: Comparative and Critical Perspectives on School Leadership Asia Pacific Journal of Education 35:I pp311-318 DOI:10.1080/02188791.2015.1056590

Jones, M., Adams, D., Tan M., Vasu, M., Perera, C. J., and Harris, A. (2015) 'Contemporary Challenges and Changes: Principals' Leadership Practices in Malaysia' Asia Pacific Journal of Education 35:3 pp353-365 DOI: 10.1080/02188791.2015.1056591

Bysik, N., Harris, A., Evstigneeva , N., Isaeva, N., Kukso, K., and Jones, M., (2015) A Missing Link? Contemporary Insights into Principal Preparation and Training in Russia Asia Pacific Journal of Education 35:3 pp331-341 DOI: 10.1080/02188791.2015.1056588

Miao, Z., Reynolds, D., Harris, A. and Jones, M. (2015) Comparing Performance: A cross-national investigation into the teaching of mathematics in primary classrooms in England and China Asia Pacific Journal of Education 35:3 pp392-402 DOI:10.1080/02188791.2015.1056593

Spillane, J. Harris, A. and Jones, M. (2015) Novice School Principals: Opportunities and Challenges for taking a Distributed Perspective on School Leadership, British Educational Research Journal 41:61 pp1068-1085 DOI10.1002/berj.3166

Harris, A., Adams, D., Jones, M. and Muniandy, V. (2014) Leading System Improvement: The Importance of Context, School Effectiveness and School Improvement: An International Journal of Research, Policy and Practice, 26:1 pp1-3 doi:10.1080/09243453.2014.987980

Harris, A. Jones, M. Adams, D, Perera, J and Sharma, S. (2014) High Performing Education Systems in Asia: Leadership Art meets Implementation Science Asia-Pacific Education Researcher 23:4 pp861-869 DO1 10.1007/s40299-014- 0209-y

Jones, M. and Harris, A. (2014) Principals Leading Successful Organisational Change: Building Social Capital through Disciplined Professional Collaboration Journal of Organisational Change Management 27 3: pp473-475

"Principals leading successful organisational change: Building social capital through disciplined professional collaboration", Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 27 Iss: 3, pp.473 - 485)

Hopkins, D. Stringfield, S. Harris, A. Stoll, L. and Mackay, T. (2014) School and System Improvement: A State of the Art Review, School Effectiveness and School Improvement 25:2 pp 257-281

Harris, A. and Jones, M. (2013) System Improvement through Collective Capacity Building: The Power and Potential of Professional Learning Communities, Journal of Organisational Change Management 2 pp 4-17

Aubrey, C. Godfrey, R. and Harris, A. (2013) How Do They Manage? An Investigation of Early Childhood Leadership, Educational Management Administration & Leadership 41:1 pp 5-29

Harris, A. Jones, M. and Baba, S. (2013) Distributed Leadership and Digital Collaborative Learning: A Synergistic Relationship? British Journal of Educational Technology 44:6 926–939

Harris, A. Jones, M. Sharma, S. and Kannan, S. (2013) Leading Educational Transformation in Asia: Sustaining the knowledge societies, Asia Pacific Journal of Education 33:2 pp 212-221

Harris, A. Reynolds, D. Muijs, D. and Chapman, C. (2013) Getting Lost in Translation: An Analysis of the International Engagement of Practitioners and Policy Makers with the Educational Effectiveness Research Base, School Leadership and Management 33:1 pp 3-19

Harris, A. (2013) Distributed Leadership: Friend or Foe? Educational Management and Administration 41:5 pp 545-554

Harris, A. (2012) Leading System Wide Improvement, International Journal of Leadership in Education 15:3 pp 395-401

Harris, A. (2012) Distributed Leadership: Implications for the Role of the Principal, Journal of Management Development 31:1 pp 20-32

Harris, A (2011)System Improvement through Collective Capacity Building, Journal of Educational Administration 49.6 (pages 624-636)

Harris, A (2011) Distributed Leadership: Current Evidence and Future Directions Journal of Management Development Vol 30 Issue 10 (pages 20-32)

Allen, T and Harris, A (2010) Pupils Perceptions of Multi-Agency Work British Educational Research Journal

Chapman, C., Lindsay, G., Muijs, D., Harris, A., Arweck, E. and Goodall, A. (2010) Governance, Leadership and Management in Federations of Schools, School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Vol. 22, No. 1 pages 53-75 ISSN 0924-3454

Harris, A (2010) Leading System Transformation School Leadership and Management Vol 30 No 3 p197-209 ISSN 1363-2434

Harris, A and Jones, M (2010) Professional Learning Communities and System Improvement Improving Schools Vol 13 no 2 172-181 ISSN 1365-4802

Harris, A and Allen T (2010) Pupils Perceptions of Multi-Agency Work British Educational Research Journal

Chapman, C., Lindsay,G., Muijs, D., Harris, A., Arweck, E. and Goodall, A. (2010) Governance, Leadership and Management in Federations of Schools, School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Vol. 22, No. 1 pages 53-75 ISSN 0924-3454

Harris, A (2009) Distributed Leadership: The Changing Role of the Principal European Journal of Education, (in press) ISSN 01418211

Harris, A. and Allen, T (2009) Ensuring Every Child Matters: Issues and Implications for School Leadership School Leadership and Management Vol 29 No 4 (in press). ISSN 1363-2434

Harris, A (2009) Big change question: does politics help or hinder education change? Journal of Educational Change ISSN 1389-2843 (Print) ISSN1573-1812 (On Line)

Harris, A. (2008) Distributed Leadership: What Do We Know? Journal of Educational Administration 46 Issue: 2 Page:172 - 188

Harris, A. (2008) Leading Innovation and Change: Knowledge Creation by Schools for Schools European Journal of Education, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2008 119-228

Harris, A and Goodall, J (2008) 'Do parents know they matter? Engaging all parents in learning', Educational Research, Vol 50: No 3, pages 277 - 289

Harris, A. Leithwood, K. Day, C. Sammons, P and Hopkins, D (2007) Distributed Leadership and Organisational Change: Reviewing the Evidence Journal of Educational Change Vol 8 pages 337 - 347

Harris, A. (2007) Distributed Leadership: Conceptual Confusion and Empirical Reticence International Journal of Leadership in Education Vol 10, No 3, pages 1 - 11 ISSN 1464-5093

Harris, A and Townsend, A. Developing leaders for tomorrow: releasing system potential in School Leadership and Management Vol 27 No 2 pp169-179. ISSN 1363-2434

Muijs, D. and Harris, A. (2007) 'Teacher Leadership in (in)action: three case studies of contrasting schools', Education Management and Administration Vol 35 pages 111-134

Harris, A. Muijs, D. Chapman. C. Russ, J. and Stoll, L.(2006) Improving Schools in Challenging Contexts: Exploring the possible School Effectiveness and School Improvement Vol 17 no 4 pages 409-425 ISSN 0924-3453

Reynolds, D Harris, A and Clarke, P, Harris, B and James, S (2006) Challenging the Challenged: Improving Schools in exceptionally challenging circumstances School Effectiveness and School Improvement Vol 17 no 4 pages 425-441 ISSN 0924-3453

Harris, A. (2006) Opening up the Black Box of Leadership Practice: Taking a Distributed Perspective International Journal of Educational Administration Vol 34 No 2 pages 37-46 ISSN 1324 1702

Harris, A. and Brown, D. Abbot, I. (2006) Executive Leadership and School Improvement: Another lever in the system? School Leadership and Management Vol 27 no 4 p397-411 ISSN 1363-2434

Harris, A. Leading Change in Schools in Difficulty (2006) Journal of Educational Change Vol 7 Issues 1 and 2 pages 9-18 ISSN: 1389-2843

Muijs D; Harris, A. Lumby; J Morrison;C Sood K. (2006) Leadership and leadership development in highly effective further education providers. Is there a relationship? Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 87-105

Harris, A. Day, C and Goodall, J. (2006) Evaluating the Impact of CPD Scottish Educational Review Vol 4 No 1 pages 23-29 ISSN01419072

Muijs, D. and Harris, A. (2006) Teacher led school improvement: Teacher leadership in the UK Teachers and Teacher Education Vol 22 Issue 8 pages 961-972

Harris, A (2005) Teacher Leadership: More than a Feel Good Factor? Journal of Leadership and Policy in Schools Volume 4, Number 3 p 201-209 ISSN 1744-5043

Harris, A and Ranson, S (2005) The contradictions of education policy: disadvantage and achievement British Educational Research Journal Vol 31 No 5 p571-587 ISSN 0141-1926

Harris, A (2005) Leading from the Chalkface: An Overview of School Leadership, Leadership Volume 1 No 1 p 73-89 ISSN 1742-7150

Harris, A. (2005) Leading or Misleading: Distributed Leadership and School Improvement Journal of Curriculum Studies Volume 37 No 3 p255-267 ISSN 0022-0272

Harris, A. (2004) Teacher Leadership and Distributed Leadership: An exploration of the literature in Leading and Managing Vol 10 no 2 p 1-10 ISSN 1329-4539

Harris, A and Chapman, C (2004) Towards differentiated improvement for schools in challenging circumstances, British Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. 52, No. 4 ISSN 0007-1005

Chapman C and Harris, A (2004) Strategies for School Improvement in Schools facing Challenging Circumstances, Educational Research, Vol. 46, No. 3 p 119-228 ISSN 1469-5847

Muijs, D. Harris, A. Chapman. C. Stoll, L. and Russ, J. (2004) Improving schools in socio-economically disadvantaged areas A review of the research evidence School Effectiveness and School Improvement 15 (2) 149-175 ISSN 0924-3453

Muijs, D. Aubrey, C. Harris, A. and Briggs, M. (2004) How do they Manage? A Review of the research on leadership in early childhood, Journal of Early Childhood Vol 2 (2) 157-169 ISSN 1476-718X

Harris, A (2004) Departmental and School Effectiveness: Exploring the Missing Link? Journal for Effective Schools Volume 3 number 1 p35-43

Harris, A. (2004) Distributed Leadership: Leading or Misleading Educational Management and Administration Vol 32 pages 11 -24 No 1 ISBN 0263-211X

Frost, D and Harris, A. (2003) Teacher leadership: A Conceptual Framework Cambridge Journal of Education Vol 33 No 3 p 479-498 I 0305-764X

Harris, A (2003) Teacher Leadership, Heresy, Fantasy or Possibility? School Leadership and Management Vol 23 No 3 p313-324 ISSN 1363-2434

Muijs, D. and Harris,A. (2003) Teacher Leadership: Improvement Through Empowerment Educational Management and Administration Vol 31 Number 4 p437-449 ISBN 0263-211X

Harris, A. (2003) Challenging the Orthodoxy of School Leadership: Towards Alternative Theoretical Perspectives Introduction to Special Edition of School Leadership and Management Vol 23 No 2 P 125-129 ISSN 1363-2434

Harris, A. (2003) Behind the Classroom Door: The Challenge of Organisational and Pedagogical Change in Journal of Educational Change, Vol 4 (4) pages 1 -14 ISSN 0305-764X

Harris, A. Day,C. and Hadfield, M (2003) Teachers' Perspectives on Effective school Leadership Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice, Vol 9, No 1 p 67-79

Harris, A. and Muijs, D (2003) Teacher Leadership and School Improvement Education Review Vol 16 number 2 p 39-47 ISSN 462 7272

Harris, A., & Chapman, C. (2002) Democratic leadership for school improvement in challenging contexts. International Journal for Leadership in Learning, 6(9).

Harris, A. (2002) Effective Leadership in Schools Facing Challenging Circumstances, School Leadership and Management, Vol 22 no 1 p 15-27 ISSN 1363-2434

Day, C. Harris, A. Hadfield, M (2001) Challenging the orthodoxy of effective school leadership International Journal of Leadership in Education Vol 4 No 1 p 39-56 ISSN 1464-5092.

Harris, A. (2001) Department Improvement and School Improvement: A Missing Link? British Educational Research Journal, Vol 27, no 4 p477-487 ISSN 0141-1926

Harris, A. (2001) Building the Capacity for School Improvement School Leadership and Management, Vol 21, No 3 p261-270 ISSN 1362434

Harris,A.Busher,H.and Wise C. (2001) Effective Training For Subject Leaders In-Service Journal of Education, Vol 27 No1

Harris, A. Day,C. and Hadfield,M.(2001) Headteachers' Views of Effective School Leadership International Studies in Educational Administration Vol 29 No 1 p 29-39 ISSN 1324 1702

Day,C. Harris,A and Hadfield,M (2000) Grounding Knowledge of Schools in Stakeholder Realities: A Multi-perspective Study of Effective School Leaders School Leadership and Management. ISSN 13632434

Harris, A. (2000) Effective Leadership and Departmental Improvement Westminster Studies in Education Vol 23 p 81-90 ISSN 01406728

Harris, A. and Young, J. (2000) 'Comparing School Improvement Programmes in the United Kingdom and Canada: Lessons Learned'. School Leadership and Management. Vol 20 No1 p31-43 ISSN 13632434

Harris, A. and Hopkins, D. (2000) 'Alternative Perspectives on School Improvement. School Leadership and Management. Vol 20 No1 p9-15 ISSN 13632434

Harris, A. (2000) Successful School Improvement in the United Kingdom and Canada Canadian Journal of Education, Administration and Policy, Issue 15 p 1-8

Harris, A. (2000) What works in School Improvement? Lessons from the field and future directions Educational Research Vol 42 No 1 p1-11 ISSN 0013-1881

Bennett, N. & Harris, A. (2000) 'Hearing Truth From Power'. School Effectiveness and School Improvement. p533-550 ISSN0924-3453

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