Model for Strengthening Academic Culture of Principal Leadership


A model to strengthen the academic culture leading to principal leadership in Islamic education was developed at SD Muhammadiyah 2 Pendil, Probolinggo Regency, Indonesia. This model was then tested on institutions, educators, and students. The model is based on the sociocultural and internal and external environment and applicable policies for shaping the character of students and school members under the supervision of the principal as a leader. It emphasises on building honest character and being able to act kind in everyday life. The current study has used various reference literature that could help researchers in developing academic culture. The researchers hope that this model will produce a generation that is honest and able to adapt to the times and be fair. The long-term goal, however, is to produce a robust and intellectual generation of students with good character and a progressive mindset following the principles of Qu’ran.

Keywords: academic culture, principal leadership

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