Role of Collective Leadership in Improving Students’ Learning: Promoting a Culture of Shared Decision Making

  • Riffat-un-Nisa Awan University of Sargodha
Keywords: Collective leadership, shared decision making, students’ achievement


The study was destined to explore the current situation of collective leadership as a catalyst for shared decision making and its implications on students’ learning in secondary schools of district Lahore. The study had followed the qualitative phenomenological approach to explore underlying phenomena in depth. This study was conducted with initial 25 participants but to reach the saturation in the information the final sample become 35 secondary school teachers. The data were analyzed through thematic content analysis. Main findings of the study revealed that the characteristics of collective leadership have profound influence on students’ learning and it promotes a shared decision making culture in schools. However the situation of collective leadership in our education system is still in its birth. Further studies should employ mixed method approach of research to verify the results of this study.