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COVID-19 – school leadership in crisis?

Alma Harris (Swansea University School of Education, Swansea, Wales, UK)

Journal of Professional Capital and Community

ISSN: 2056-9548

Article publication date: 24 July 2020

Issue publication date: 25 November 2020

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Abstract

Purpose

This article explores how school leaders are responding during COVID-19 and what forms of leadership practice are emerging.

Design/methodology/approach

This article draws upon the contemporary leadership literature and scholarly work.

Findings

This article proposes that the current crisis has shifted school leadership dramatically towards distributed, collaborative and network practices.

Originality/value

This article offers a commentary about the changing role of school leaders and their changing leadership practice during this pandemic.

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Citation

Harris, A. (2020), "COVID-19 – school leadership in crisis?", Journal of Professional Capital and Community, Vol. 5 No. 3/4, pp. 321-326. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPCC-06-2020-0045

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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