Book Chapter

Evidence from the International Successful School Principalship Project on how School Leadership Influences Student Learning.

D Gurr, N Jarni

Educational Leadership for Global Social Justice: Issues & Challenges ( | Sourabh Publication | Published : 2017


The International Successful School Principalship Project has been actively researching about the work of successful principals since its construction in 2001. The intent of this paper is to consider what this project can say about how school leadership influences student learning. Because of the nature of the ISSPP this will primarily be focussed on the work of principals. The paper proceeds by providing the reader with an understanding of the scope and findings of the project through summaries of the four project books (derived in part from Gurr & Day, 2014a). It then explores the link between leadership and student learning though exploration of several models that have been developed by ..

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