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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 86 Citations 45,198 204 World Ranking 70 National Ranking 7

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Awards & Achievements

2007 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Academy of Social Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Management

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Pedagogy, Educational leadership, Transformational leadership, Leadership style and Shared leadership. His studies deal with areas such as Mathematics education and Leadership studies as well as Pedagogy. His Educational leadership study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Empirical research.

His Transformational leadership study which covers School culture that intersects with Professional development, Commitment to change, Organizational change and School environment. In his study, Affect is inextricably linked to Transactional leadership, which falls within the broad field of Leadership style. In his research, Situational leadership theory is intimately related to Teacher leadership, which falls under the overarching field of Shared leadership.

His most cited work include:

  • Seven strong claims about successful school leadership (1270 citations)
  • Changing leadership for changing times (1134 citations)
  • Leadership for School Restructuring (859 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Pedagogy, Educational leadership, Mathematics education, Public relations and Instructional leadership. Kenneth Leithwood brings together Pedagogy and Principal to produce work in his papers. His Educational leadership research includes themes of Transactional leadership, Leadership style, Leadership studies, Shared leadership and Transformational leadership.

His Transformational leadership research is within the category of Social psychology. His research in Mathematics education focuses on subjects like Numeracy, which are connected to Program evaluation. The Instructional leadership study combines topics in areas such as Academic achievement and Leadership effectiveness.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Pedagogy (46.76%)
  • Educational leadership (36.11%)
  • Mathematics education (24.07%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2007-2020)?

  • Educational leadership (36.11%)
  • Pedagogy (46.76%)
  • Instructional leadership (18.06%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Kenneth Leithwood spends much of his time researching Educational leadership, Pedagogy, Instructional leadership, Mathematics education and Student learning. His Educational leadership study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Academic achievement, Student achievement and Leadership style, Public relations. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Transactional leadership, Shared leadership, Medical education and Transformational leadership.

His research in Transactional leadership intersects with topics in Leadership studies and Organizational citizenship behavior. His Instructional leadership research includes elements of Knowledge management, Leadership effectiveness, School culture, Educational administration and Organizational culture. His Mathematics education research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Workload, Distributed leadership, Professional development and Set.

Between 2007 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Seven strong claims about successful school leadership (1270 citations)
  • Linking Leadership to Student Learning: The Contributions of Leader Efficacy: (443 citations)
  • Collective Leadership Effects on Student Achievement (390 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Education
  • Management
  • Social science

His primary scientific interests are in Educational leadership, Pedagogy, Instructional leadership, Mathematics education and Academic achievement. His Educational leadership research focuses on subjects like Educational administration, which are linked to Professional learning community. Kenneth Leithwood focuses mostly in the field of Pedagogy, narrowing it down to topics relating to Empirical research and, in certain cases, Leadership studies and Policy analysis.

His work deals with themes such as Student achievement, Leadership effectiveness, Leadership style and Organizational effectiveness, which intersect with Instructional leadership. In the subject of general Mathematics education, his work in Primary education is often linked to Achievement test, Utilization and Principal, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Academic achievement research integrates issues from Organisation climate, Transformational leadership, Research design and Distributed leadership, Shared leadership.

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Top Publications

Review of Research: How Leadership Influences Student Learning

Kenneth Leithwood;Karen Seashore Louis;Stephen Anderson;Kyla Wahlstrom.
(2004)

4100 Citations

Seven strong claims about successful school leadership

Kenneth Leithwood;Alma Harris;David Hopkins.
School Leadership & Management (2008)

3613 Citations

Changing leadership for changing times

Kenneth Leithwood;Doris Jantz;Rosanne Steinbach.
(1999)

3194 Citations

What We Know about Successful School Leadership

Kenneth A. Leithwood;Carolyn Riehl.
(2003)

2007 Citations

Leadership for School Restructuring

Kenneth Leithwood.
Educational Administration Quarterly (1994)

1328 Citations

How leadership influences student learning.

K Leithwood;KS Louis;S Anderson;K Wahlstrom.
(2004)

1193 Citations

Successful School Leadership: What It Is and How It Influences Pupil Learning

Kenneth Leithwood;Christopher Day;Pamela Sammons;Alma Harris.
(2006)

1030 Citations

The Effects of Transformational Leadership on Organizational Conditions and Student Engagement with School.

Kenneth Leithwood;Doris Jantzi.
Journal of Educational Administration (2000)

967 Citations

The Move toward Transformational Leadership.

Kenneth A. Leithwood.
Educational Leadership (1992)

841 Citations

Transformational School Leadership for Large-Scale Reform: Effects on students, teachers, and their classroom practices

Kenneth Leithwood;Doris Jantzi.
School Effectiveness and School Improvement (2006)

805 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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