Leadership for learning: A research-based model and taxonomy of behaviors

Joseph Murphy, Stephen N. Elliott, Ellen Goldring, Andrew C. Porter

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In this article, the authors examine the components of leadership for learning employing research on highly productive schools and school districts and high-performing principals and superintendents, using a three-dimensional model of productivity. The knowledge base of leadership for learning is captured under eight major dimensions: vision for learning, instructional program, curricular program, assessment program, communities of learning, resource acquisition and use, organizational culture, and advocacy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-201
Number of pages23
JournalSchool Leadership and Management
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Strategy and Management


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