THE LEADERSHIP QUALITIES AND SKILLS OF TEACHERS IN SCHOOLSSubmitted by zenno on Mon, 01/16/2017 - 13:29
ABSTRACT In every good school, there are teachers whose vision extends beyond their own classrooms - even beyond their own teams or departments. Such teachers recognize that students' school experiences depend not only on interaction with individual teachers, but also on the complex systems in place throughout the school and district. This awareness prompts these teachers to want to influence change. They experience professional restlessness - what some have called the “leadership itch.” Sometimes on their own initiative and sometimes within a more formal structure, these professionals find a variety of ways to exercise teacher leadership.