Developmental leadership – an attempt to define specificity of educational leadership

Roman Dorczak


Author raises the issue of specificity of educational leadership trying to show that such specificity has to be based on central value of educational organizations. In educational context such central value should be individual human development. Paper describes different ways of understanding leadership and educational leadership present in literature and gives some postulates how educational leadership can be defi ned, proposing to call such type of leadership a developmental leadership. A description of such type of leadership and conditions of its introduction to education are the main aims of the paper.

Słowa kluczowe: leadership, educational leadership, development, developmental leadership

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