Instructional Leadership, School Effectiveness and Organizational Culture in Inner Rural of Sarawak

  • Nur Faezah Arfan Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Dg Norizah Ag Kiflee @ Dzulkifli Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Keywords: instructional leadership, school effectiveness, organizational culture, inner rural


This concept paper discusses instructional leadership of administrator, school effectiveness and organizational culture in inner rural of Sarawak. Instructional leadership is the most reliable in education field. Leadership could directly impact the performance of the organization. In the context of this study, the organization is a Government-owned school. Thus the effectiveness of a school are influenced leadership practiced by administrators and civilization rooted in the school. Instructional leadership is given a priority in development plan Education 2013-2025 in five shifts to accommodate high-impact leaders in school. Education also did not miss in National Transformation 2020-2050 that is access to high quality education. Instructional leadership refers to the practice of administrator in giving guidance to teachers and students to improve and enhance the performance of the self and the school as a whole, whether in the areas of curriculum and co-curriculum. This performance will lead to school effectiveness from two major areas of the successfulness of students aspiration. However, there are other factors that play a role in performance improvements, that is the influence of organization culture formed under the leadership of the administrator.


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Arfan, N. F., & Ag Kiflee @ Dzulkifli, D. N. (2018). Instructional Leadership, School Effectiveness and Organizational Culture in Inner Rural of Sarawak. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 3(2), 127 - 136. Retrieved from