DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF THE TEACHER LEADERSHIP COMPETENCY SCALE 1

Fanny Kho, Chee Yuet1, Hamidah Yusof, & Syed, Ismail Syed, Mohamad
2016 Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction   unpublished
Purpose-The main purpose of the study was to develop an empirically validated Teacher Leadership Competency Model (TLCM) which would enhance teacher leadership competencies in Malaysian secondary schools. There is currently no established instrument that measures teacher leadership competency, particularly in the Malaysian context. Methodology-Structural equation modeling (SEM) utilizing AMOS Version 22 was employed to develop the model. Exploratory factor analysis was utilized to identify the
more » ... ed to identify the underlying factors, whereas confirmatory factor analysis was employed to test the construct of the TLCM. The study particularly targeted a total of 928 trained teachers from 58 high-performing secondary schools in Malaysia. It explored their perception of the notion of teacher leadership competencies and their commitment to change their initial role as classroom leaders to teacher leaders in their respective schools.
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