Effective Educational Leadership Training for Improving Student Learning Outcomes

Abstract

In the required course work of many programs in Educational Leadership, doctoral candidates typically engage in various forms of analysis and synthesis about transformative leadership. Coursework in ethical education; transformational learning; creativity, inquiry, and innovative leadership; quantitative research methods; qualitative research methods, and leading organizational change form the basis of many courses of study. Evidence in the literature overwhelmingly support the position that educational leaders are highly effective, when engaging in both transformational and organizational development practices. Their effectiveness can also benefit student learning outcomes. This paper draws from the main points of all of the afore mentioned to illustrate how the effective educational leadership training can benefit student transformative educational leaders. The paper concludes that investment in educational leadership training is a pathway for large-scale education improvement.

Keywords

Educational Leadership; K-12; Training; High Education

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