Results from school leadership effectiveness studies (2005-2010)

Maria A. Hendriks, Rien Steen

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In this chapter an overview is presented of recent studies in which the impact of school leadership on student achievement was investigated. The technique of meta-analysis was used to synthesize the results of 25 studies published between 2005 and 2010. In the meta-analysis both studies exploiting direct and indirect models of school leadership were examined. Next, the conceptual content of the school leadership measures and intermediary variables used in the studies was analyzed
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSchool leadership effects revisited: review and meta-analysis of empirical studies
EditorsJ Scheerens, Jaap Scheerens
Place of PublicationDordrecht
Number of pages152
ISBN (Print)978-94-007-2767-0
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in education


  • IR-82049
  • METIS-285531


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