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ERIC Number: EJ1396486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2023
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2473-2826
The Relationship between the Instructional Leadership Behaviours Used by the School Principals and Their Readiness Level for Change
Ilbeyiilingi, Kalender; Inandi, Yusuf
Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, v7 n1 2023
The effectiveness of schools is heavily influenced by the behavior of school principals as instructional leaders in the fast-changing world of today. According to the perceptions of teachers employed by public schools, in this study tried to specify the relationship between the instructional leadership behaviors of school principals and their readiness for change. The sample of the study, determined through convenient sampling, consists of 535 teachers, working in public schools province of Adana in the 2021-2022 academic year. The Instructional Leadership Scale developed by Oktar (2019) and the "Readiness for Change" scale developed by Kondakçi, Zayim, and Çaliskan (2013) were applied as data collection tools. For the gathered data, T-test, Pearson Correlation analysis, and regression analysis methods were used. The results of the research indicate, there were significant gender differences between teachers' perceptions in determining and sharing objectives and managing the teaching process sub-dimensions of instructional leadership behaviors of school principals on behalf of the female teachers. In none of the sub-dimensions of school principals' readiness level for change, however, there was a significant gender distinction in teachers' perceptions. Furthermore, all sub-dimensions of school principals' instructional leadership behaviors and all sub-dimensions of readiness for change had a significant positive relationship, and all sub-dimensions of school principals' instructional leadership behaviors predicted all sub-dimensions of readiness for change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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