ETHICAL LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION AND ITS RELATION TO EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ETHICS

Batool M. Ghanem

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This study relied on examining the relevant literature, and researchers’ opinion on ethical leadership in education and its relation to education management ethics, as management ethics is defined as a behavior rules of the school principals in management activities in day to day bases, taking into consideration that school teachers and principals are obliged to obey to the rules and regulation with regards to culture and tradition of what’s good and what’s bad in line with ethics principles, considering schools’ principals are honest and fair in their behavior, and everyone in the school should be treated equally. Ethical leadership is characterized with ethics values in the management function as to decision making, behavioral ethics, communication, coordination, leading, planning and organizing, thus the ethical values that ethical leadership have in playing a leadership role also play a great role in the institutions, and the values that education principals  have are determined by determining educational policies and philosophy, trying to implement these policies through oriented programs, selecting, developing and evaluating staff, rational use of resources, creating a healthy school culture.

 

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ethical leadership, education management ethics, school teachers and principals

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