Evidence suggests that school improvement can be achieved if a school has a commitment to its community. By developing a deep and mutual relationship with people and organisations in the local community, your school gains not only information, knowledge and support but a sense of moral purpose. Educational Leadership and the Community has been written in conjunction with the Community Education Development Centre (CEDC) and offers you different approaches to educational leadership, which are focused on community engagement and social regeneration. This practical book offers a reconsideration of the principles and purposes of your school's role in community education and leadership. Using research and case studies from around the world, Educational Leadership and the Community enables your school to move from being 'a school in the community' to 'a school of the community'. It covers:education and schools in the community educational leadership and the community learning in the community school improvement social and economic regeneration.