Quality Assurance in Education in the Light of the Effectiveness of Transformational School Leadership

  • Sofia AnastasiadouEmail author
  • Lazaros Anastasiadis
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


The main aim of the present paper is to endorse the effects of Transformational School Leadership on teachers and their teaching practices. Transformational School Leadership model, which comprises an essential element of quality assurance, is based on the constructs of Setting Directions, Developing People, Redesigning the Organizations, Reliability of Administrative Leadership. Measures of Teachers Capacities, Measures of Teachers’ Motivation, Measures of Teachers’ Work Setting, and Measures of Teachers’ Classroom Practices. A survey has been conducted among secondary school teachers in Greece. In order to validate the measurement model and to test the hypothesized relationships, structural equation modeling was performed. The study provides useful insights on the era of quality assurance in education that lead to the improvement of teaching practices. The research findings reveal that Education Redesigning the Organization, Measures of Teachers’ Classroom Practices, and Developing People are the most important factors among the seven dimensions on Transformational School Leadership. It was also found that Measures of Teachers’ Motivation plays more important role than Measures of Teacher Capacities, Setting Directions, and Measures of Teachers’ Work Settings.

Future research could apply this scale of transformational leadership on the secondary education system (in Greece) in order to compare the empirical results of this survey with the new results from secondary teachers across Greece.


Leadership Transformational leadership Quality assurance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Western MacedoniaKozaniGreece
  2. 2.AUTHTheesalonikiGreece

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