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School leadership during a pandemic: Navigating tensions

Netolicky, D.M.ORCID: 0000-0002-5258-0890 (2020) School leadership during a pandemic: Navigating tensions. Journal of Professional Capital and Community, ahead-of-print .

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1108/JPCC-05-2020-0017
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Abstract

Purpose
This paper explores, from the perspective of an Australian pracademic, how school leaders are leading during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Design/methodology/approach
This essay explores the tensions navigated by school leaders leading during this time of global crisis, by looking to research as well as the author's lived experience.

Findings
The author finds that school leaders are navigating the following: accountability and autonomy; equity and excellence; the individual and the collective and well-being and workload.

Originality/value
This paper offers insights into school leadership, at all times but especially during times of crisis and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Education
Publisher: Emerald
Copyright: © 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56371
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