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Peace Building Through Teacher Leadership, Jill Bradley-Levine, Seema Zainulabdin Lasi Jun 2020

Peace Building Through Teacher Leadership, Jill Bradley-Levine, Seema Zainulabdin Lasi

Human Development Programme

This case study examines the motivations of, and processes used by teacher leaders to establish a peace program at their middle school. These teacher leaders creatively engaged students in transforming school culture using empowering strategies to build positive peace among students, administrators, and teachers. Theories of peace education are used as a framework to facilitate analysis of the data, which was collected through qualitative methods including observations and in-depth interviews. This study contributes to understandings of how teacher leaders promote positive peace in K-12 schools and their communities.


The Personal Values Of School Leaders In Pakistan: A Contextual Model Of Regulation And Influence, Sharifullah Baig Jan 2011

The Personal Values Of School Leaders In Pakistan: A Contextual Model Of Regulation And Influence, Sharifullah Baig

Professional Development Centre, Gilgit

This paper illuminates the sources of personal values and their influence on the leadership practices of two school head teachers in the particular context of Pakistan. A comparative case study method has been followed within the qualitative research paradigm where semistructured interviews, observations, and document analyses were used as the main data collection tools. This study finds that the types of personal values and the motivational bases for the acquisition of such values are very much contextually-centered. The data for both principals, despite the exceedingly different characteristics of their childhood communities, reveals that the inherent religious and communal values of …


Leadership And Management - Are They Alike?, Sajid Ali Jan 2004

Leadership And Management - Are They Alike?, Sajid Ali

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

This paper tries to distinguish between the leadership and management constructs to clarify the confusion caused by the loose usage of the terms in popular language. The two concepts should be understood as distinct for theoretical clarifications but not to argue for any hierarchical relationship. The paper tries to define both management and leadership, and then describes several ways the leadership construct is presented in the literature followed by a resolution of leadership definitions. Finally, the paper shares four criteria to distinguish between the leadership and the management functions. The paper concludes by arguing that leadership should be seen as …


Head Teacher's Role In School Improvement, Zulfiqar Ali Aug 2003

Head Teacher's Role In School Improvement, Zulfiqar Ali

Book Chapters / Conference Papers

After completion of my studies at Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED), I reported back to my parent organization Aga Khan Education Service for Pakistan in the first week of July 2002. I was posted in Aga Khan Girls High School Ovirk, Garamchashma as a headmaster on August 5, 2002. This school is situated in a very backward area of district Chitral. After joining the school I held meetings with teachers and members of the school management committee to introduce myself and also to get their views about the future of the school. I realized after the meetings …


Knowing About Headteachers As Effective Leaders, Muhammad Memon Mar 2001

Knowing About Headteachers As Effective Leaders, Muhammad Memon

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.


Headteachers As School Leaders In Pakistan, Muhammad Memon, Fauzia Reza Nov 1998

Headteachers As School Leaders In Pakistan, Muhammad Memon, Fauzia Reza

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.


Understanding Headteachers’ Role In Pakistan: A Case Study, Muhammad Memon, Rana Nazir Ali, Tim Simkins, Viv Garret Jan 1998

Understanding Headteachers’ Role In Pakistan: A Case Study, Muhammad Memon, Rana Nazir Ali, Tim Simkins, Viv Garret

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.