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ERIC Number: EJ1099106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 66
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1570-0763
Principals' Collaborative Roles as Leaders for Learning
Kitchen, Margaret; Gray, Susan; Jeurissen, Maree
Leadership and Policy in Schools, v15 n2 p168-191 2016
This article draws on data from three multicultural New Zealand primary schools to reconceptualize principals' roles as leaders for learning. In doing so, the writers build on Sinnema and Robinson's (2012) article on goal setting in principal evaluation. Sinnema and Robinson found that even principals hand-picked for their experience fell short on goal setting. The principals in our study, unsettled by school and classroom conundrums, collaborated with their teachers to deliberately build their TESOL knowledge. We foreground the critical role of TESOL knowledge for principals in setting specific learning goals and valorize distributed leadership that forges non-traditional cross boundary links.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand