New Perspectives in Science Education

Edition 13

Accepted Abstracts

Importance Of Leadership Skills in the Education of Future Scholars/Academics: Leaders-Followers Relations

Dritan Shoraj, Lecturer, Tirana University, Faculty of Economy (Albania)


This study will present theoretical and empirical results about the importance of leadership model currently applied to University lecturers in Albania, and their skill to increase the number of new followers, who will guide teaching in the upcoming years and encourage the desire to become part of the academic, political, economic and teaching activity. The preparation for guide teams and middle-level managers is too limited; therefore it often appears challenging to promote leadership as a key factor for modern education and teaching development.

The study will explore the model of leadership applied in teaching and will test how youngsters following the teaching path are in track of their previous guides or build a new model of leadership and contemporary and modern teaching methodology.

The study has a quantitative character and approximately 500 professors and students of the Faculty of Economics in Tirana will be surveyed. Based on the theoretical and empirical analysis, the study will be closed with some further conclusions and recommendations on the required leadership style in education for the academic staffs of universities in Albania.



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