Special Education Leadership: Teachers As Leaders

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Eugenie Anyau, Mohd Norazmi Nordin, Muna Aqila Mohd Dzahir, Mohamad Hanif Ramli, Ahmad Kamal Ariffin, Mohd Solehan Ahmad Shah, Alias Mohamed Naim


In Leadership In Special Education, It Is Not Limited To The Top Leadership Of The School Alone. Leadership In Special Education Involves All Levels In The School Organization Chart. One Of The Most Important Parts Of Leadership In Special Education Is Through The Special Education Teachers Themselves. Special Education Teachers Actually Play A Relevant Role In Leading, Especially In Classroom Management. This Brief Study Was Conducted To Explore The Views Of Special Education Teachers Regarding Their Leadership In Classroom Management. This Study Involved An Interview Session On 20 Special Education Teachers Randomly Selected In The District Of Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia. Thematic Analysis Was Conducted To Obtain Specific Themes In The Transcripts Provided. The Findings Show That, There Are Four Main Roles Of Special Education Teachers Who Act As Leaders In The Classroom, Namely, Teaching, Behavior Management, Classroom Control And Materials Management. It Is Hoped That The Findings Of This Study Can Help Further Studies That Will Be Conducted By Future Researchers.

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