the furthering of equal opportunities for learning, mutual respect, participation and the lessening of unjustified socio-economic inequalities and their negative effects
"It cannot be assumed that relationships between participants in the participative model of professionalism will be automatically equal or fair. Power and status differences are a feature of distributed leadership in schools and a willingness to reflect on these critically and tackle unfairnesses is essential (Woods 2016; in press).
A conception of social justice is needed that brings out the different dimensions of injustice that occur in schools. This is provided by a four-fold framework of the ways of advancing social justice, which involves tackling inequalities in respect and recognition of cultural differences (cultural justice),opportunities to have a voice and contribute to decisions (participative justice),opportunities and support for learning (developmental justice),and unjustified socio-economic inequalities and their negative effects (distributive justice) (Woods and Roberts 2018)."