Instructional Leadership Practices of Rural School Principals

By Sharifah Md Nor, Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie and Suhaimi Ali.

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This paper discusses findings from a qualitative study employing in depth interviews with three secondary rural school principals in relation to their instructional leadership practices. The schools involved represent three levels of performance; excellent, average and poor. Information in the form of observations and document analysis were also gained. The findings of the study showed that there are three main instructional leadership practices amongst the principals studied: improving teaching and learning programs, enhancing school climate and networking.

Keywords: Keywords Rural School Principal, Instructional Leadership Practices

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp.231-238. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 587.602KB).

Dr. Sharifah Md Nor

Lecturer, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Dr Sharifah is a professor in Sociology of Education in the Faculty of Educational Studies University Putra Malaysia.

Prof. Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie

Professor, Lecturer of Entrepreneurship Education,, Department of Science and Technical Education,, Faculty of Educational Studies,, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Zaidatol is a professor in Entrepreneurship Education in the Faculty of Educational Studies at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Suhaimi Ali

Officer, Education Planning and Research Division, Ministry of Education, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Dr. Suhaimi is an officer in the Education Planning and Research Division Ministry of Education Malaysia


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