Teacher Leadership: A Literature Review

  • Raja Faiezah Raja Aris Faculty of Management & Economics, University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
Keywords: Teacher leadership, Collaboration, Community, School administration, Students’ achievement


Various educators and scholars have carried out the studies and research on Teacher Leadership for the last two decades. Findings have significantly shown that the teacher as a leader hold the key in improving the school administration and the students.  Teachers are the closest persons, next to the parents, who are the motivator, the advisor, the knowledge giver and caregiver to the students.  Teachers are the source in developing and creating the teaching and learning process to be a productive and effective environment.  Teachers as leaders encourage their own development and that of their colleagues. They collaborate with other teachers and share their experience to enhance their skills in teaching and in administrative work.  This article describes Teacher Leadership as one of the leading factors in increasing the school and students’ performance.


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How to Cite
Raja Aris, R. F. (2021). Teacher Leadership: A Literature Review. Journal of Contemporary Issues and Thought, 11(1), 44-51. https://doi.org/10.37134/jcit.vol11.4.2021