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Prof. Dr.

Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie

Definition and role of educational leadership


Leadership is accomplishing something through other

people that would not have happened if you werent there. And in todays world, thats less and less through command and control, and more and more through changing peoples mindset and hence altering the way they behave.

Today, leadership is being able to mobilize ideas and values

that energize other people.

Role of Educational Leadership


Assist community to create and align the shared goals
Guide community to articulate its values and beliefs

Managing harmony
Create consensus among participants and to describe

how the individual roles and responsibilities of individuals merge into a collective

Institutionalizing values
Convert the shared goals into operational plans for

accomplishment

Motivating
Help participants find meaning in their work Encourage participants to accept increasing

responsibility for making decisions about their work

Managing
Manage and regulate the daily operation of the work

place without interfering with instructional time Accomplish the routine tasks with minimal interruption of the participants teaching & learning responsibilities

Explaining
Explain the rationale for participants actions

Enabling
To provide the opportunity and the mechanisms to achieve its

shared goals

Modeling
Accepting responsibility as head follower by modeling

purpose and values in thought, word and action E.G. To present and demonstrate new teaching strategies

Supervising
Apply formative assessment strategies to find out whether the

vision is being met, and to make adjustments to keep the vision healthy

Manager leader as Information Processing system


As monitor external inf As monitor internal inf

As nerve centre
Disseminator Spokesman

Strategy maker

Manager as Monitor External information (through Liaison role) from contacts, informers, peers, and expert.

Manager as Monitor Internal information (trough leader role) from subordinates

Manager as Nerve Center

Manager as Disseminator Information to Subordinates

Manager as Spokesman Information to Outside

Manager as Strategy Maker Information for making Models and plans for Identifying problems and opportunities

Figure 1: The manager as Information-Processing System


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Discuss Leaderships Role


INTERPERSONAL:

FIGUREHEAD LEADER LIAISON MONITOR DISSEMINATOR SPOKESPERSON ENTREPENEUR DISTURBANCE HANDLER RESOURCE ALLOCATOR NEGOTIATOR
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INFORMATIONAL:

DECISIONAL:

A Summary of Administrative Roles and Activities


Role Interpersonal Figurehead Symbolic head: obliged to perform Ceremony, a number of routine duties of a solicitations legal or social nature. status request, Description Identifiable Activities from Study of Chief Executives

Leader

Responsible for the motivation Virtually all managerial activities and activation of subordinates; involving subordinates responsible for staffing, training, and associated duties

Liaison

Maintains self-developed network Acknowledgments of mail; of outside contacts and informers external board work; other who provide favors and activities involving outsiders information.

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Role Informational Monitor

Description

Identifiable Activities from Study of Chief Executives

Seeks and receives wide variety of special information (much of it current) to develop thorough understanding of organization and environment; emerges as nerve center of internal and external information of the organization Transmits information received from outsiders or from other subordinates to members of the organization; some information factual, some involving interpretation and integration of diverse value positions of organizational influence.

Handling all mail and contact. Categorized as concerned primarily with receiving information (eg: periodical news, observational tours)

Disseminator

Forwarding mail into organization for informational purposes, verbal contacts involving information flow to subordinates (eg: review sessions, instant communication flows)

Spokeperson

Transmits information to outsiders on Board meeting; handling mail and organizations plans, policies, actions, contacts involving transmission of results, etc; serves as expert on information to outsiders organizations industry
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Role Decisional

Description

Identifiable Activities from Study of Chief Executives

Entrepreneur Searches organization and its Strategy and review sessions environment for opportunities and involving initiation or design of initiates improvement projects to improvement projects. bring about change; supervises design of certain project as well. Disturbance Handler Resource Allocator Responsible for corrective action Strategy and review sessions when organization faces important, involving disturbances and crises. unexpected disturbances. Responsible for the allocation of organizational resources of all kinds in effect the making or approval of all significant organizational decisions. Scheduling; requests for authorization; any activity involving budgeting and the programming of subordinates work.

Negotiator

Responsible for representing the Negotiation. organization at major negotiations.

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Rujukan untuk exhibit 1:

The Balanced leadership Framework: Connecting Vision with Action By Tim Walters and Greg Cameron (2007)

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Why Leadership Is Important?


Effective leadership encompasses seven foundation

competencies -Managing self -Managing communication -Managing diversity -Managing ethics -Managing across cultures -managing teams -managing change

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Introduction: Leadership and Management


Management is being able to develop a plan and manage according to the plan within a

relatively short time horizon of one or two years

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Leadership is having the vision of knowing where to take your school over a longer haul, having that vision and setting the direction, getting everybody enthused about meeting the longer term goals, meeting the philosophies of the school and really making employees feel it (goals) inside them.

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A true leadership capability is where he can go infront of a group of people talking to them enthused about things, setting the direction and getting the people to understand the goals

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Is leadership a trait that can be taught or is a person born with it? It is a combination of both,It used to be said that leadership is something a person is born with. There is some truth in it esp. in small children

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But leadership also can be learned, and it has to be practiced

Conclusion: It is a combination of both

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Bincangkan : BOSSES GIVE ORDERS

MANAGERS ACCOMPLISH THINGS


LEADERS CREATE VISION

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Managers are peaple who do things right (efficient)

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Leaders are people who do the right things (effective)

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