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Transformational Classroom Leadership : Developing The Teacher Leadership Notion, James S. Pounder Feb 2005

Transformational Classroom Leadership : Developing The Teacher Leadership Notion, James S. Pounder

Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies Working Paper Series

The literature on teacher-leadership suggests that the notion has developed over time and some have argued that this development comprises three stages or ‘waves’ that progressively de-link the idea from the formal organizational hierarchy. The third wave emphasizes that teacher-leadership is a process rather than a positional concept and notes that teacher-leaders tend to possess many of the characteristics of transformational leaders. The literature also suggests that third wave teacher-leaders are excellent classroom instructors. This paper described a Hong Kong study that explored the relationship between the exercise of transformational leadership in the university classroom and student perception of the ...