Leading Pedagogic Leadership in Schools Providing Compulsory Education: A Comparative Study of Head Teacher Between China and the Czech Republic

Danping Peng
2015 e-Pedagogium  
Pedagogic leadership has been increasingly emphasized in recent decades, in respect of improving teaching and learning as well as for ensuring high quality education reaches the classroom. Based on investigation of the theories surrounding pedagogical leadership, the main purposes of this study are exploring the role of head teacher as a leader of pedagogic leadership in schools providing compulsory education. And major influencing factors of leading pedagogic leadership. Semi-structure
more » ... i-structure interview is used in this study, 4 head teachers from China and the Czech Republic participated in this study. 5 dimensions of the pedagogic leadership are included in the interview. Based on interviews with the study's subjects, discernible differences were noted between Chinese and Czech head teachers as leaders of pedagogic leadership.
doi:10.5507/epd.2015.046 fatcat:bqerhnktgrfsba3m66at7klbme