Awareness and Practices of Distributed Leadership among Public Elementary School Teachers
The field of school leadership has been continuously increasing in demands and had currently occupied the idea of distributed leadership. Distributed leadership is leadership that is "stretched over leaders and followers, which is beneficial in settings such as schools (Bonneville, 2017). The call for teachers as leaders in school to help implement the K-12 educational system had engaged them to take on collaborative roles. Thus, the study intended to describe the level of awareness and extent of practices of distributed leadership in terms of types such as collaborative, collective, and coordinated as assessed by public elementary school teachers. Moreover, it determined whether a significant relationship existed between the level of awareness and demographic profile and the extent of practices and demographic profile of teachers. Also, it intended to determine if there is a significant relationship between the awareness and practices of distributed leadership.