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Call for Book Chapters: Pandemic Disruptions: A Call for Radical School Leadership Shift

Organization: CSMFL Publications
Categories: Pedagogy, Literary Theory, Philosophy
Event Date: 2022-12-15 Abstract Due: 2022-09-15

The book is part of the Educational Innovations series and seeks contributions with novel ideas (new insights) which will advance school leadership epistemologies underpinned by creativity and innovation.

Editor: Dr Shuti Steph Khumalo, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Management, University of South Africa, South Africa

This call for book chapters requires contributions with novel ideas (new insights) which will advance school leadership epistemologies underpinned by creativity and innovation. The call transcends and open to varied contexts (both advanced and the least advanced economies). The chapters could deploy varied methodologies and approaches including, theoretical, conceptual and empirical.

Possible and potential topics include, but not limited to (Both systematic literature reviews and empirical studies and conceptual arguments are welcomed).

Agile school leadership
Digital driven school leadership
Crisis school leadership
Contingency school leadership
Community based school leadership
Cocktail leadership approaches
Resilient school leadership
Caring and socially just approaches to school leadership
Servant school leadership
Crisis leadership
Anticipatory school leadership
Leading for adaptation
Building adaptive learning contexts

Dates & deadlines:

Chapter abstract submission: September 15, 2022
Full chapter submission: December 15, 2022
Book publication: March-April 2023


  • The chapters need to be submitted via email to the Editorial Desk at chapters.eb@csmflbooks.com The book’s name should be mentioned in the subject line while submitting chapter abstracts/full-texts.
  • The abstracts/full texts will be shared with the volume editors, and the authors will directly be contacted by one of the volume editors with an acceptance/rejection/amendment decision.
  • There is no chapter submission/processing or publishing charge.
  • A chapter should be APA styled and submitted in MS Docx format and must include authors’ affiliation details, failing which the chapters will not be considered for review. A chapter should ideally be of 8-32 pages [7,000 to 10,000 words including references] with Times New Roman Font Size 12 with single line spacing & page margins of 1″ (Top, Bottom, Left, Right).
  • Unoriginal or previously published works will not be processed for review.
  • All chapters need to have complete affiliation details.
  • All chapters will be reviewed by chapter reviewers (peer-reviewers) before acceptance by the book editors. The chapters will be reviewed using a double peer review system.
  • The editorial (editors’) decision of accepting or rejecting a chapter shall be final. The book editors have all the editorial freedoms pertaining to the content quality of the book, and the publisher doesn’t interfere in any editorial decision taken by the editors pertaining to the acceptance/rejection of any work for the book.
  • The authors submitting chapters need to adhere to our policies on plagiarism, scholarly misconduct, and publication ethics. The copyright in respect of the accepted chapters will remain with the authors, with the publications’ rights being with the CSMFL Publications.
  • The authors of the accepted & published chapters retain their right to use their work for scholarly and teaching purposes, subject to the conditions and limitations as described in Authors’ Rights for Content Reuse.


The book will be published in both print and ebook formats. The book will be available via-

EBSCOhost Academic Collection | EBSCO Ebooks | GOBI | Google Books | Google Books Play | WorldCat Discovery Service/OCLC | CrossRef Metadata Search | and CSMFL Bookstore (ebooks and print books).

The book chapters will also be available in Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar and other academic source databases.