Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012, Pages: 5-8
Received: Dec. 17, 2012;
Published: Dec. 30, 2012
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Sefi Peleg, Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca
Educational leadership is a long-term campaign it grows out of knowledge, of experience and requires patience and much time, and its leadership can be enjoyed only in the long run. Who is leader? What is leadership? Definitions are abundant. Some claim there are 650 definitions, which is a clear sign of the lack of agreement. This article review the term "educational leadership" as it comes up in the recent approaches.
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