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Article Number - 3A56E9665632


Vol.9(8), pp. 103-123 , August 2017
DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS2017.0498
ISSN: 2141-6656



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Leaders’ underestimation, overestimation or alignment: Perspectives in program implementation



Veronica Steffen
  • Veronica Steffen
  • Universidad de Camilo José Cela, Spain.
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Angeles Bueno Villaverde
  • Angeles Bueno Villaverde
  • Universidad de Camilo José Cela, Spain.
  • Google Scholar







 Received: 28 January 2017  Accepted: 19 June 2017  Published: 31 August 2017

Copyright © 2017 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article.
This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0


Leadership is critical to shaping and supporting individual teachers’ endeavors to integrate new programs into their teaching. To determine the necessary support, leaders must be aware of the needs of the school and its individuals. In understanding their needs, leaders can then support teachers through appropriate professional development and the discussion of identified issues to sustain improvements in teaching and learning throughout the school. Optimally, school leaders’ perception of need will match that of the teachers with whom they work. However, when perceptions do not match, there may be possible repercussions.

Key words: Program implementation, perspectives, professional development, school improvement, cultural impact.

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APA Steffen, V., & Villaverde, A. B. (2017). Leaders’ underestimation, overestimation or alignment: Perspectives in program implementation. International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 9(8), 103-123.
Chicago Veronica Steffen and Angeles Bueno Villaverde . "Leaders’ underestimation, overestimation or alignment: Perspectives in program implementation." International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies 9, no. 8 (2017): 103-123.
MLA Veronica Steffen and Angeles Bueno Villaverde . "Leaders’ underestimation, overestimation or alignment: Perspectives in program implementation." International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies 9.8 (2017): 103-123.
   
DOI 10.5897/IJEAPS2017.0498
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