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n South African Journal of Education - A profile of effective leadership in some South African high-poverty schools

Volume 28, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-0100
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Abstract

The struggle of high-poverty schools for survival is well documented. Some have overcome poverty-related odds and performed exceptionally well, prompting the following research question: What elements constitute a profile of effective leadership in high-poverty schools? Investigations conducted at six successful high-poverty schools revealed the contribution of invitational leadership to this success. I look at the personal traits and capabilities of effective leaders in high-poverty schools, as presented in a leadership profile.

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2008-01-01
2017-09-21

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