SCHOOL LEADERS RESEARCH
select a contextually
relevant piece of published research about school leadership under one of the following
1. The role of the principal and school leaders in school improvement
2. Empowering schools
3. Leadership preparation
This assignment requires students to critically analyse their chosen piece of research
using the framework provided in the key reading by Eacott (2011). Students are to:
i. critically analyse their chosen research in terms of the literature base;
methodology; purpose; assumptions; and findings.
ii. analyse the impact of the research on practice in the school system.
Students are encouraged to draw from their own professional or personal experiences
(and interests) in the school system to help them select their piece of research for this
assignment. Students may choose a research topic from the list of recommended
readings of this course. Alter