Co-editors of the Special Issue, Lauri Johnson and Gary Crow are joined by author, Denise Armstrong, to discuss their special issue where they investigate professional identities of school leaders by researchers working within and across seven international contexts.

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Twenty years on from the implementation of the Education Reform Act 1988, Michael Strain and Tim Simkins guest edited a special issue of Educational Management Administration & Leadership entitled "The Legacy of the Education Reform Act 1988" (volume 36, issue 2 - http://ema.sagepub.com/content/36/2.toc). To mark the special issue, more than 50 education policy researchers met to review the impact of the act on teachers, administrators, parents and politicians. The one-day forum, hosted by SAGE and BELMAS, was chaired by Professor Ron Glatter and Professor Peter Gronn and featured other key academics from the field as well as Barry Sheerman MP. Posted April 2008.

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Megan Crawford, Co-Editor of volume 40, issue 5, and Ron Glatter, author of one of the articles within the special issue, discuss the issues of accountability and autonomy in England over the course of BELMAS and the journal's forty year history.

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