Teachers’ perspectives of the school leadership strategies for a successful change initiative


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Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice

New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society

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Teachers’ perspectives of the school leadership strategies for a successful change initiative

Tamara Shilling

Keywords : Case study; curriculum mapping initiative; implementation; leadership strategies; leadership types

Citation Information : Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice. Volume 32, Issue 2, Pages 46-57, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/jelpp-2017-0017

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Published Online: 03-June-2019



This exploratory case study examined the role of leadership in the context of curriculum mapping implementation to determine leadership approaches and strategies needed for the initiative success. Twelve participants shared their experiences concerning the “phenomenon” of the study through semi-structured interviews. The study results confirmed findings from previous research about the critical role of leadership in the initiative success and provided leadership strategies for implementing sustainable educational initiatives.

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