Article Title: Effective Leadership Styles by Kavitha Sethuraman and Jayshree Suresh Summary Sethuraman and Suresh’s study assesses the relationship between MBTI personality types and situational theory. The hypothesis was that if leaders are aware of their MBTI personality type and also the MBTI personality types of their followers (staff), in the context of situational theory… Continue reading REVIEW: Personality Types and Equilibriums
‘Resilience is essential to the good teacher’ is the opening statement of Barnes’s paper that looks at the perseverance and fulfilment of teachers (p74). I think there are very few people who could dispute the validity of this statement and quite rightly so. I feel that this study is a very important one to consider… Continue reading REVIEW: What Sustains a Fulfilling Life in Education?
This is the Literature Review chapter that I wrote for my Masters dissertation in November 2017 where I assessed teacher wellbeing in a free school context. In terms of how research and findings have progressed from then on, I can say that very little has been done in this particular field but there has been… Continue reading REVIEW: The Importance To Assess Teacher Wellbeing in Free Schools
This paper looks at the complicated relationship between teacher self-efficacy, teacher stress related to testing, and job satisfaction within the paradigm of test-based accountability, an interesting concept and directly relevant to the processes of the English education system. The findings highlighted the importance of providing adequate support for teacher self-efficacy, to reduce stress associated with… Continue reading REVIEW: Teacher Stress, Teaching Efficacy and Job Satisfaction
The paper opens with the acknowledgement that the exploration and investigating into destructive leadership within education is an under-researched area, and then draws on literature from philosophy, psychology and sociology to create a theoretical paradigm in which destructive leadership can be understood. It attests to the fact that the study of destructive leadership within an… Continue reading REVIEW: Destructive Leadership in Education