Year 2018, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 207 - 229 2018-12-15

System Leadership and School Leadership

David Gurr [1] , Lawrie Drysdale [2]

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This article describes research on system and school leadership from three perspectives. At the system level, leadership was evident at the senior levels of the central and regional systems, with principal network leaders having potential to exercise occasional leadership. Principals tended not to operate as system leaders because they had limited influence across multiple schools. At a regional level, it was clear that directors acted as system level leaders, exerting wide influence on clusters of schools to improve. At a school level, the work of the principal, other school leaders, and critical friends was more important to the improvement journey of the school than system leadership. It seems that whilst system leadership can be important, it needs to work in conjunction with school leadership to maximize influence on school success. 

System Leadership, School Leadership, Critical Friends, Leadership and Context
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Author: David Gurr (Primary Author)
Institution: The University of Melbourne
Country: Australia


Author: Lawrie Drysdale
Institution: The University of Melbourne
Country: Australia


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APA Gurr, D , Drysdale, L . (2018). System Leadership and School Leadership. Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL), 3 (2), 207-229. DOI: 10.30828/real/2018.2.4
MLA Gurr, D , Drysdale, L . "System Leadership and School Leadership". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL) 3 (2018): 207-229 <http://dergipark.org.tr/real/issue/40899/493933>
Chicago Gurr, D , Drysdale, L . "System Leadership and School Leadership". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership (REAL) 3 (2018): 207-229
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