Vol 4 No 1 (2017)
Articles

Technology Leadership in Malaysia's High Performance School

Wong Ai Yieng
Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Khadijah Binti Daud
Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Published March 8, 2019
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Keywords
  • Technology leadership, Information, Communication technology, High performance school.
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How to Cite
Yieng, W. A., & Daud, K. B. (2019). Technology Leadership in Malaysia’s High Performance School. Journal of Education and E-Learning Research, 4(1), 8-14. https://doi.org/10.20448/journal.509/2017.4.1/509.1.8.14

Abstract

Headmaster as leader of the school also plays a role as a technology leader. This applies to the high performance schools (HPS) headmaster as well. The HPS excel in all aspects of education. In this study, researcher is interested in examining the role of the headmaster as a technology leader through interviews with three headmasters of high performance schools. Various topics related to technology leadership among headmaster have been discussed based on National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS-A) 2009 recommended by International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). From the conversation, the headmaster of HPS have played their leadership role of technology in schools by meeting the various components of NETS-A. In terms of challenges, the online internet is a major obstacle to promoting the use of ICT in the school. The hard work and effort by the headmaster of HPS in the field of ICT has shown a good result and outcome. The headmaster of other schools should have to emulate the great efforts HPS headmasters to create a generation of young literates.

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