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What is School Leadership

Leadership and Workplace Culture in the Digital Era
School leadership can be defined as all administrative and management tasks focusing on student outcomes. Its main responsibilities include empowering teachers, building and developing individual potentials, creating organizational learning environments, responding to the changing social and economic environment, integrating many leadership styles to improve the school, individuals, information technologies, and instructional capacity.
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Sustainability of the School Leadership in the Digital Era Under the Shadow of Crisis
Ramazan Atasoy (Harran University, Turkey)
Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 20
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-5864-8.ch010
Today, ‘innovative era' paradigm waves of 4th Industrial Revolution (4thIR) have deeply changed and prominently affected many lifestyles, organizational structures, and job profiles, including educational setting which cannot be considered independent from the environment, institutions, and their school leaders. In this digital era where the lifestyle has been reshaped, school systems and leadership should be redesigned expediently. This chapter aims to shed light on school leadership's unpredictability and uncertainty under the shadow of the Covid-19 crisis that will possibly overtake all parameters that were known before on the topic. In this paradigmatic change, school leaders' behaviors have been playing a pivotal role in school improvement, revealing the vision and mission of the school. However, Covid-19 pandemic has turned all the known facts about school and face-to-face education upside down. In this context, school leaders have had to take precautions setting directions and improving teaching and learning environment for sustainable educational development.
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Engaging Online K-12 Students: Using Instant Messaging to Foster Teacher-Student Relationships
Administrators in charge of the daily operations of a school, from instructional leadership to managerial operation.
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The Use of the RRIR ICT Integration Model as an Instructional Planning Tool
Refers to academic staff at a school in the position to promote a vision that improves the quality and learning outcomes of the student body. This leadership is demonstrated by initiating innovative practices and strategies within the school by positively engaging teachers, students, and parents.
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Put Your Mask on First!
The person responsible for establishing the vision for a school and for the health, well-being and academic success of staff and students. This person is also responsible for cultivating and sustaining relationships with the surrounding community.
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Inclusive Education Leadership in Non-Western Contexts: Towards Developing a New “Heuristic” Inclusive Education Leadership Framework
Individuals in position of authority in schools who could influence the teaching and practices of others.
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Leadership Characteristics of the Ideal School Superintendent
School leadership is the process of enlisting and guiding the talents and energies of teachers, pupils, and parents towards achieving common educational aims.
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Primary School Teachers' Perceived Factors Affecting the Integration of ICT in an Educational District
This refers to the process of promoting and guiding the integration of ICTs within the school environment from the principal, opinion leaders, teachers, and students at the school. For instance, the principal of a school may decide to implement weekly professional development sessions that allow teachers to engage in ICT integration strategies they can use in the classrooms.
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