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Educational Leadership: Neglected dimension


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Educational Leadership: Neglected dimension

  1. 1. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP Neglected dimension 19th National Seminar on Educational Leadership and Management Institut Aminuddin Baki Ministry of Education Malaysia 3 July 2012Keynote Dr. Amin Senin Deputy Director-General of Education (Policy and Development) Ministry of Education Malaysia
  2. 2. What dimension? Content ofpresentation Why neglected? How to restore? Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  3. 3. Leading ManagingWhat? LEADERSHIP CultivatingSlides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  4. 4. LeadingWhat? LEADERSHIP “By leadership, I mean influencing others’ actions in achieving desireable ends. Leaders are people who shape the goals, motivations, and actions of others. Frequently they initiate change to reach e x i s t i n g a n d n e w g o a l s . . .” ( Cuban, L., 1988 )Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  5. 5. ManagingWhat? LEADERSHIP “Managing is maintaining efficiently and effectively current organizational arrangement. While managing well often exhibits leadership skills, the overall function is toward maintenance rather t h a n c h a n g e .”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  6. 6. What? LEADERSHIP Cultivating “. . . educational leadership is first and foremost about the work of educating. . . That is to s a y, e d u c a t i o n a l l e a d e r s h i p should be about developing e v e r y o n e ’s u n i q u e h u m a n resources in order to fully e n a c t t h e e d u c a t i n g p r o c e s s .” ( Rober t J. St ar rat , 20 11)Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  7. 7. What? LEADERSHIP Cultivating “. . . the term human resources to refer to those human resources each individual brings to the work of teaching and learning—those talents, dispositions, interests, life experiences, cultural proficiencies, and prior education that comprise their p e r s o n h o o d , t h e i r h u m a n i t y.”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  8. 8. What? LEADERSHIP Cultivating “In short, educating is all about the human development of young people , and the attendant learning of their t e a c h e r s a s t h ey p ro b e w ay s for their pedagogy to activate the human resources of the y o u n g l e a r n e r s .”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  9. 9. SystemsworldWhy? “colonization” Lifeworld “Colonization of the lifeworld. . . occurs when the systemsworld begins to dominate the lifeworld. . . colonization happens gradually and goes largely u n n o t i c e d .” ( Thomas Se rg iovanni, 2004 )Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  10. 10. Why? Lifeworld “ The lifeworld provides the foundations for the development of social, intellectual, and other forms of human capital that contribute, in turn, to the development of cultural capital that contribute, in turn, to the development of cultural c a p i t a l .”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  11. 11. Why? Systemsworld The systemsworld, by contrast, is a world of instrumentalities, of efficient means designed to achieved end. The systemsworld provides the foundation for the develoment of management and of organizational and financial capital that, in turn, contribute to the development of material c a p i t a l .”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  12. 12. Development ofHow? Professional CapitalSlides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  13. 13. How? Professional Capital H u m a n Social Decisional ( Fullan & Hargreave s , 20 12 )Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  14. 14. Professional CapitalHow? Human Capital “Human capital in teaching is a b o u t h av i n g a n d d eve l o p i n g the requisite knowledge and skills. . . It is about possessing the passion and the moral commitment to ser ve all children and to want to keep getting better in how you provide that ser vice . Human capital is about individual t a l e n t .”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  15. 15. Professional CapitalHow? Social Capital “Social capital refers to how the quantity and quality of interactions and social relationships among people affects their access to knowledge and information; their senses of expectation, obligation, and trust; and how far they are likely to adhere to the same norms or codes of b e h a v i o r.”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  16. 16. Professional CapitalHow? Decisional Capital “. . . is the capital that professionals acquire and accumulate through structured and unstructured experience , practice , and reflection - capital that enables them to make wise judgements in circumstances where there is no fixed rule or piece of incontrover tible evidence to g u i d e t h e m .”Slides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin
  17. 17. thank youSlides presentation by Dr. Amin Senin