Reflective Practice – An Effective Leadership

Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Ghulam Ali Kerio, Stephen John
2020 International Journal of Social Relevance & Concern  
The purpose of this research study is to investigate, how Reflective Practice as a leadership skill helps schools' heads in bringing improvement in teaching practices at secondary level in Sindh, as the reflective practice is 'learning through and from experience towards gaining new insights of self and practice' (Finlay, 2008). To carry out this research study mixed approach was selected because the study is both exploratory and investigative in nature. As research sample heads/principals of
more » ... ads/principals of fifty secondary schools (public/private) were selected randomly from Saddar Town and Jamshed Town. A questionnaire was designed for data collection and was served to the selected heads/principals. Data analysis reveals that Reflective Practice is a critical leadership skill for the improvement of teaching practices at the secondary level. Based on findings, it was recommended that the schools' leaders must have knowledge and understanding of the reflective practice, therefore, training/workshops should be arranged for the schools' heads/principals for their professional grooming.
doi:10.26821/ijsrc.8.1.2020.8105 fatcat:zk7xiaj5dbeh5mxskydtxt7huq