Leadership: School improvement

Ronald H. HECK, Philip HALLINGER

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapters

8 Citations (Scopus)


In this article, we discuss the role of leadership in school improvement. We begin by providing an overview of this issue. Next, we describe alternative frameworks for conceptualizing the role of leaders in school improvement and summarize empirical research in this domain. We conclude by identifying issues that remain to be resolved in delineating how leadership influences school improvement. Copyright © 2010 Elsevier.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
EditorsPenelope PETERSON , Eva BAKER, Barry MCGAW
Place of Publication Oxford
ISBN (Print)9780080448947, 0080448941, 9780080448930, 0080448933
Publication statusPublished - 2010


Heck, R. H., & Hallinger, P. (2010). Leadership: School improvement. In P. Peterson, E. Baker, & B. McGraw (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education (3rd ed., pp. 135-142). Oxford: Elsevier.


Dive into the research topics of 'Leadership: School improvement'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.