A comparative analysis of teacher and administrator perceptions of ideal leadership characteristics

Wiseman, Shawn (2005) A comparative analysis of teacher and administrator perceptions of ideal leadership characteristics. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

Schools are required to respond to numerous theories and strategies that emerge, almost on a daily basis, to influence the way education is carried out. Effective school administration is possible within the complex society that our school system is expected to serve. To do this, it is up to school administrators to find the correct path. Not only must they find the right path but they must also be able to convince others to follow them down this path which is quite often the one less travelled . What leadership characteristics exhibited by administrators are most likely to inspire teachers to seek the path to realizing the improvements necessary to respond to the pressures of society? Knowing these characteristics may go a long way toward helping all schools provide the very best education to all students.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/9958
Item ID: 9958
Additional Information: Bibliography: leaves 33-36.
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: 2005
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Educational leadership--Newfoundland and Labrador; School administrators--Newfoundland and Labrador.

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