Leadership in Education: Why is it Important?

1997 WordsFeb 24, 20188 Pages
Without leadership, the simplest of things can be frustrating. John C. Maxwell, author of 21 Irrefutable Law of Leadership, once said, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” Leadership is everywhere. Leadership can start from a plethora of places. From school, clubs, home, church. We can be leaders in everything we do. Leadership is not following the in-crowd. In education, leadership can sometimes be lacking. It is the principals, teachers, or sometimes the students themselves. Anyone can learn to be leaders. It is not going to be easy, but once we, as leaders, or teachers, get to where we are going, it is the most amazing thing ever. There are different laws of leadership to learn, but we are not going to name any of the laws. We are just going to learn the main ideas in all twenty-one laws. Each law can stand alone. If you apply the laws then people will follow you. If you do not apply the laws you will not be able to lead anyone. Once the laws are learned, practice them and apply the laws to your live as a teacher. For starts, we have to get a game plan. A story of two brothers’ name Dick and Maurice wanted to live the American Dream. They started a restaurant business that is now a global franchise, but they did not make it that way. They knew how to run a business, but did not know to improve it. So the restaurant started to go under. So the brothers decided to sell the business to a guy name Ray. Once Ray started to make changes as
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