Chaitali Sarangi, S. Mishra


Looking to the changing scenario of education to meet the growing demands in the education system not only administrators and principals but teachers also need leadership qualities. This paper presents a meta analysis of various work carried out on leadership qualities of secondary school science teachers and its requirement for curriculum implementation. Emphasis is being given to the study of various characteristic of leadership and the ways in which it helps the secondary school science teachers for bringing, adapting and implementing the curricular changes. It provides suggestive measures that it is the need of the hour for teacher educators, administrators, as well as for the teachers in general and secondary school science teachers in particular to inculcate leadership qualities within themselves to meet the changing scenario of curricular needs. Finally, the paper concludes that though various work has been carried out on leadership qualities of principals, administrators and curriculum framers, secondary school science teacher’s leadership qualities and its influence on curriculum implementation has remained an unexplored area and needs research attention.


Leadership qualities, Secondary school, Science teacher, curriculum implementation

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