Thesis / Dissertation

The leadership role of middle leaders in six selected primary schools in Singapore

H Koh, D Gurr (ed.), L Drysdale (ed.)

Published : 2018

Abstract

In the Singapore school system, school middle leaders (MLs) such as Head of Department, Subject Head and Level Head hold a formalised leadership role within the school organisational structure. They have responsibility for the operation of a department in their schools and they are part of the leadership team in many schools. When compared to school senior leaders (SLs) like Principals, the leadership role of MLs has received considerably less attention by researchers. This study investigated the leadership role of MLs in a sample of six primary schools in Singapore using a hermeneutic phenomenological methodology without an a priori theoretical framework. The perceptions of the leadership r..

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