This free course was written by Carol Howells.

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Cover image: SolStock/Getty Images; Figure 1: Bennett, T. (2017) Creating a Culture: How School Leaders Can Optimise Behaviour, available at government/ publications/ behaviour-in-schools, reproduced under the terms of the OGL, doc/ open-government-licence; Figure 2: Welsh Government, available online at school-governance, reproduced under the terms of the OGL ( doc/ open-government-licence/ version/ 3/); Section 2.2.1: school sign, Tim Scrivener/Alamy Stock Photo; Section 2.2.2: teacher and children in classroom, Gregg Vignal/Alamy Stock Photo; Figure 4: taken from; Figures 5 and 6: Education Begins at Home, Llywodraeth Cymru/Welsh Government; Section 3.3, challenging parents and carers: SDI Productions/Getty Images; Section 3.4: family structures, adapted from Tassoni, P. (2000) Certificate Child Care and Education (2nd edn), Oxford: Heinemann; Section 4.1: importance of leadership, Edgars Sermulis/Alamy Stock Photo; Figure 12: Rawpixel Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo; Section 4.3: values and beliefs in the context of teamwork, Rawpixel Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo.


Table 2, adapted from National Governors' Association (2015) ‘Key questions every governing board should ask itself’ (2nd edn), available at getmedia/ 028dfea6-8313-4339-96ed-fa61e0769fe4/ Twenty-questions-second-edition-2015.pdf.

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