The Strategies for Conducting Principals’ Leadership for Learning to Improve Teaching and Learning
The main purpose of this article is to explore the concept of principals’ learning for leadership and how to conduct leadership for leaning to improve teaching and learning. School principals who conduct leadership for learning need to understand and harness the contexts in which they operate and work with others to communicate and achieve shared moral purposes that enhance teaching and learning. After reviewing literatures and researches on leadership for learning, there are 5 domains of principal’s leadership for learning including: (1) developing a school-wide focus on learning; (2) establishing a safe and effective learning environment; (3) building professional learning community; (4) sharing and distributing leadership; (5) monitoring learning outcome and shared accountability. For the purpose of this study, models, frameworks, approaches on leadership for learning were analyzed. Some strategies for principals to conduct leadership for learning to improve teaching and learning are evolved: (1) maintaining a school-wide focus on learning with high expectations; (2) building professional learning community with collaboratively professional learning and growth; (3) modeling learning and be the learning models; (4) establishing quality learning environment and offering supportive resources for teaching and learning; (5) sharing leadership and accountability, and assessing accurately for the performance of teaching and learning.
|關鍵詞||校長學習領導策略、教與學精進、學習領導、principals’ leadership for learning strategies、improvement for teaching and learning、leadership for learning|