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Name: How Does a School Leader’s Role Influence Student Achievements? A Review of Research Findings and Best Practices
ID: m19751
Language: English (en)
Summary: Currently, school systems around the globe are focusing on student achievements empowering school leaders along with curriculum and accountability frameworks. This paper focuses on a comprehensive review of literature on the role of school leadership towards improving student achievements based on research findings and best practices. It refers to numerous research projects conducted in many different school systems based on quantitative, qualitative and mixed method approaches comprising small scale medium size and mega research projects for the benefits of all types of school stakeholders on how a leader can do his or her best to improve student achievements.
Keywords: instructional leadership, role of the principal, student achievement
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: David Gamage (tcreigh@vt.edu), Don Adams (Donald.Adams@newcastle.edu.au), Ann McCormack (Ann.McCormack@newcastle.edu.au)
Copyright Holders: David Gamage (tcreigh@vt.edu), Don Adams (Donald.Adams@newcastle.edu.au), Ann McCormack (Ann.McCormack@newcastle.edu.au)
Maintainers: National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (tcreigh@vt.edu)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Feb 16, 2009 9:31 am +0000
Last revision to module: Feb 26, 2009 7:04 am +0000

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Version: 1.2 Feb 26, 2009 7:04 am +0000 by National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
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Version: 1.1 Feb 25, 2009 7:44 am +0000 by National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
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