The Relative Effects of Principal and Teacher Sources of Leadership on Student Engagement with School

  title={The Relative Effects of Principal and Teacher Sources of Leadership on Student Engagement with School},
  author={K. Leithwood and D. Jantzi},
  journal={Educational Administration Quarterly},
  pages={679 - 706}
Survey data from an achieved sample of 1,762 teachers and 9,941 students in one large Canadian school district were used to explore the relative effects of principal and teacher leadership on student engagement with school. Results demonstrated greater effects of principal as compared to teacher sources of leadership on student engagement. The effects of principal leadership were weak but significant, whereas the effects of teacher leadership were not significant. Both forms of leadership were… Expand

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