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Case Studies | Education Management | Indonesia | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023
Transformational Leadership and Professionalism to Create an Excellent School Culture and Climate
Abstract: The improvement of education requires a trustworthy educational leader. Excellent school culture and climate creates excellent students. Mr Michael Singh, Head Teacher of Singapore Intercultural School Kelapa Gading North East Jakarta (SIS KG-NEJ), has a university background in Finance and Education, and has attended many leadership courses. His leadership style is a transformational style that has an influence on an Excellent school culture and climate, which is shown by the people he leads with a professional work ethic, a high level of sense of belonging to the school from teachers and non-teaching staff, harmonious relationships between teachers, and between teachers and staff. He supports the high performance of the people they lead, and even increases the sense of belonging, collaboration, and communication of the people they lead. He also shows a professional attitude from the delivery of vision and mission, planning, giving direction, delegation, organizing, evaluating, and entrepreneurship. His efforts to create a school culture and climate have started since the teacher recruitment process, which prioritizes a sense of responsibility and professionalism from prospective teachers.
Keywords: transformational leadership, professionalism, school culture and climate
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,
Pages: 2693 - 2697