Networking for school leadership in South Africa : perceptions and realities
Kiggundu, Edith and Moorosi, P.. (2012) Networking for school leadership in South Africa : perceptions and realities. School Leadership & Management, 32 (3). pp. 215-232. ISSN 1363-2434Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13632434.2012.688738
This article presents the findings from the evaluation of the pilot of a new entry qualification for school principals in South Africa. The programme, Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) School Leadership, had networking as a distinctive feature, and this article examines candidates’ perceptions and experiences of networking as a leadership development process. The methodology combined the survey, interviews and observations. The findings revealed that the practice, development and sustainability of networks were complex; networking advanced shared learning and facilitated candidates’ programme completion while addressing school-based problems through site-based assessment. However, networks were noted to be patchy, with a few operating successfully, but most still requiring development.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute of Education|
|Journal or Publication Title:||School Leadership & Management|
|Page Range:||pp. 215-232|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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