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The way educational leadership should be - insights from Kaivata high school

Lingam, Govinda I. (2008) The way educational leadership should be - insights from Kaivata high school. Governance Program, the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.

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    Abstract

    This case highlights how a non-Indigenous educational leader has made a positive impact on all aspects of a rural secondary school in Fiji Data for the study was obtained by means of a semi-structured interview with the head of the school. Also, five senior teachers and the school manager were interviewed to gain better insights about the leadership in the school. Analysis of the data showed that the leader’s daily function of planning, motivating, developing and supporting teachers have led to increased school efficiency and in turn overall school effectiveness. The case demonstrates that a good school leader whether he/she is appointed to lead any school can make a positive impact in terms of it’s management by encouraging all the participants to give their best in whatever they do inside or outside the classroom.

    Item Type: Other
    Additional Information: Commissioned and produced by the Leadership Development Unit of the Governance Program at the University of the South Pacific in August 2007, the Case Studies in Contemporary Pacific Leadership project attracted researchers from around the Pacific region to conduct studies on leadership aspects in the Pacific.
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
    Depositing User: Users 24 not found.
    Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2008 09:02
    Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 17:27
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/4310
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