Preferred Future of Filipino School Leadership


  • Inero Ancho Philippine Normal University


school leadership, leadership traits, Filipino leadership


         This research is based on the respondentsperceptions on the preferred future of Filipino School Leadership. Utilizing OECDs Improving School Leadership Module, graduate students of a teacher education institution in Manila were surveyed on their ideas on the characteristics of school leadership as they would like it to be. This study rests on the main problem: “What is the preferred future of Filipino school leadership?Three policy levels     (Re-defining School Leadership Responsibilities, Developing Skills for Effective Leadership, and Making School Leadership an Attractive Profession) from the module were used in this study which hare assumed to have a link on student achievement. Identifying a brand new kind of school leadership contributes to sustainability and development efforts along with the following epitomic image of a Filipino school leader: mentor of mentors, decision-maker and strategist, innovative empiricist, stand-alone leader but open-minded learner, team recruiter, leader and learner, and made, not born.


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