Developing teaching through instructional leadership

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Abstract

This paper present a development project where three different designs aimed at promoting instructional leadership have been tested. Forty-two schools within upper secondary education participated. All three designs promoted reflective dialogues about teaching between leaders and teachers based upon data collected by the teachers. The designs differed in a number of ways in proportion to the number of participants, the way of retrieving the data that the reflective dialogues were based upon and the dialogic tools used. The qualitative evaluation show the leaders and teachers alike were mostly pleased with the project and its implication on the instructional leadership capacity of the school. However, the quantitative assessment was more varied indicating that not every design fits with every organization. Thus, it is quite important to evaluate the readiness of the school before taking on a very complex project like this, aiming at developing teaching through instructional leadership.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICERI2018 Proceedings
Number of pages1
PublisherInternational Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED)
Publication date2018
Pages9495
ISBN (Print)978-84-09-05948-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation - Seville, Spain
Duration: 12 Nov 201814 Nov 2018
Conference number: 11
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Conference

Conference International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Number11
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Period12/11/201814/11/2018
Internet address
SeriesInternational Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
ISSN2340-1095

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