Towards Effective School Leadership and Management Practices in the Primary Education Level in Cambodia: A Review of Selected Cases

This research was conducted to identify mechanisms to that help schools ensuring effective leadership and management practices. The research was based upon an in-depth multiple- cases study using qualitative methods to explore key stakeholders’ perspectives and experiences on working strategies and strategic directions to ensure effective school leadership and management practices at the primary education level. A triangulated data collection method of interviews and focus group discussion, document reviews and observations were used to build evidences of those successful cases. The results reveal that strengthening school leadership and management at school level was the key to success. Furthermore, governance from the national to sub-national and school levels were the main and inseparable mechanisms to achieve the reform goal in effectively managing primary education and schools.

  Published on: 02/05/2019
  Published by: Educational Research Council
  Language: English

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