Instructional leadership in Indonesian school reform: overcoming the problems to move forward

Francesco Sofo, Robert Fitzgerald, Umiati Jawas

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    Abstract

    The paper reviews the research on instructional leadership and, through identifying problems emerging in Indonesian school reform, suggests some sustainable solutions. There are some discrepancies in the processes of Indonesia's school reform, and the objectives of the national education reform do not seem to have been reflected in the actual implementation. School leadership is suggested to be a decisive factor in student attainment. There is a scarcity of research on Indonesian school reform, and this paper's study of instructional leadership emphasises the need to identify and overcome problems in order to move towards optimising student achievement
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)503-522
    Number of pages20
    JournalSchool Leadership Management
    Volume32
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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