Transformational Leadership Style Training for School Leaders

International Journal of Innovation in Teaching and Learning

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Title Transformational Leadership Style Training for School Leaders
 
Creator Nisar, Neelam
Shahzad, Abid
Rabica, Mehartab
 
Description This research focused on the training of school leaders in transformational leadership - which is recommended for educational leaders all over the world (Alkhasawneh, 2018) - and to determine if it impacts their leadership skills or not. Based on relevant literature and training need analysis, training was planned and given to 120 in-service school heads for one month. The research was quasi-experimental that used a one-group pre-test post-test design because no similar group was available. The experimental group was divided into two groups; public and private, for a comparison. Also, a follow-up study was conducted to keep it nearer to the experimental approach. The training delivered to the school principals comprised of selected content about the concept of leadership and transformational leadership. This content was reinforced by real-world examples and relevant leadership activities. Participants were assessed under pre-defined grading criteria that were their attendance, participation, and performance in quizzes and assignments during the training. After completion, they were observed and evaluated for their leadership skills at their workplaces and awarded with the points. This quantitative data were analyzed by using mean, standard deviation, and paired sample t-test for knowing and comparing the results. It was found that the transformational leadership style training had improved the effectiveness and leadership skills of school leaders. Similar training courses have been endorsed by training participants for enhancing the leadership styles of school leaders.
Keywords: School Leadership, Transformational Leadership Development, School Leadership Development, Transformational Leadership in Schools
 
Publisher International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
 
Date 2020-07-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://irigs.iiu.edu.pk/ojs/index.php/IJITL/article/view/867
10.35993/ijitl.v6i1.867
 
Source International Journal of Innovation in Teaching and Learning (IJITL); Vol. 6 No. 1 (2020): International Journal of Innovation in Teaching and Learning; 17-34
2520-0003
2664-2247
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://irigs.iiu.edu.pk/ojs/index.php/IJITL/article/view/867/437
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 International Journal of Innovation in Teaching and Learning (IJITL)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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