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Ledarskap - en social konstruktion och egenskap: en kvalitativ studie om ledarskap på en skola i Stockholms innerstad
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Education, Teacher Education.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Leadership – a social construction and a personal ability (English)
Abstract [en]

This study of leadership is comprised of two parts. The first part presented in this study is a theoretical study of leadership and the second part is an empirical study. The empirical study is comprised of six qualitative interviews that examine the perception of leadership among educators working at a school in the inner city.

The work is based on the following issues; Do educators think that there is a link between educational work and leadership? Do educators see a link between leadership and goals, and guidelines that are written in Lgr11 and the Education Act? Does the perception of leadership depend on what training the educators have?

In this study I use a hermeneutical approach where I try to create an understanding of the interviewees by interpreting their responses, actions and opinions during the interviews.

The material gained from the empirical study has been analyzed and interpreted and then related to the theoretical study. The results show that leadership is something that everyone in the school system is in need of whatever their education. The study also gives clear indications that all staff working in schools practice some form of leadership based on the school curriculum and the school law.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
leadership, values, curriculum
Keyword [sv]
ledarskap, värdegrund, läroplan
National Category
Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-21422OAI: diva2:688486
Subject / course
Education Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2014-01-17 Created: 2014-01-17 Last updated: 2014-01-17Bibliographically approved

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