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ERIC Number: ED309535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Instructional Leadership in Effective Schools.
Hallinger, Philip; Murphy, Joseph
The focus of this document is on the reemergence of the principal as the school's instructional leader as attributable to effective schools research. The document presents a framework that conceptualizes instructional leadership as a two-dimensional construct comprised of leadership functions and leadership processes. The leadership functions described include: (1) framing and communicating school goals; (2) supervising and evaluating instruction; (3) coordinating curriculum; (4) developing high academic standards and expectations; (5) monitoring student progress; (6) promoting the professional development of teachers; (7) protecting instructional time; and (8) developing incentives for students and teachers. The leadership processes described are: communication; decision making; conflict management; group process; change process; and environmental interaction. (Eight references) (SI)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A