School crisis management

Issue 28

“School crisis management”

Paraskevi Hatzipanagiotou

Pages 130 – 142
Abstract

Principles of modern educational organizations ought to manage human and technical resources in an uncertain and challenging mega-environment. An obvious challenge is the management of school crisis either it is due to manmade or natural causes. In addition to the know-how of crisis management models, the principal is obliged to develop leadership abilities and skills that will allow him to respond to emerging situations. Key element to the effective management of school crises is the empowerment of managerial potential of principles through continuing professional development.
Key words: school crisis management, principle, crisis management team, continuing professional development.

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