European Journal of Teacher Education volume 43, issue 2, P243-257 2019 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2019.1672654 View full text
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Jacobiene Meirink, Anna Van Der Want, Monika Louws, Paulien Meijer, Helma Oolbekkink-Marchand, Harmen Schaap

Abstract: Teacher leadership is often connected to experienced teachers as it is assumed that a certain level of knowledge and experience is needed. Informal teacher leadership, however, can also be expected from beginning teachers. The aim of this study is to study beginning teachers' opportunities for enacting leadership. Twelve pairs, consisting of one school management staff member (e.g. principal, administrators, head of departments) and one beginning teacher, were interviewed. For the analyses, three codes describ…

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