Scheming Educational Leadership Communication Skills through NLP
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
For the past few years, communication had been seen as one of the most important skills that every one, including educational leaders, should have. Leaders spend most of their time communicating. One of the major findings of the research on communications shown that every day manager spent 70 to 90 percent of their time in communicating with their teams and others at work place. Furthermore, effective communication also acts as an advantage of a leader to lead effectively. However, what really happen in the real life situation, the communication skills have not being well-schemed, thus gap in between the required skills and practice in the field is becoming inevitable. The author suggests educational leaders to choose some techniques in Neuro-Linguistics Programming (NLP) for them to follow and practice them; which will bring a welcoming change in them. A reflective action research with qualitative method was used by doing informal, semi-structured interviews, questionnaires and observation in two national plus school in Bandung during three months period of time.
Topic: Education Policy and Leadership