publication . Article . 2009

Leadership Challenges in Music Education

Grahn, Margaretha; Öfverström, Christel;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket
  • Country: Sweden
This is an article about leadership in general, classroom leadership and leadership challenges in music education. The method that we have used is literature studies. One classical question is if leadership comes naturally or if it can be learned? Many authors mean that it is both. Lahdenpäre (2008) says that leadership is a social construction. It is not a quality in a person but how we can relate to other people. We have used ”The Leadership Diamond” by Koestenbaum (1991) that consists of four levels (professional, social, psychological and philosophical) and on every level there are four strategies (vision, reality, ethics and courage). One of the great issue...
free text keywords: Leadership, classroom leadership, leadership challenges, music education
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