AMALAN KEPIMPINAN LESTARI GURU BESAR DAN KEBERKESANAN SEKOLAH KEBANGSAAN DI HULU LANGAT, SELANGOR
Sustainable leadership practices can lead to effective schools in the primary schools of the day, which is a key factor in establishing a school's excellence. There are differences in performance among schools within the education system. But striving to maintain excellence at the school level is always a challenge and a challenge. The study was conducted to identify the contribution of the headmaster's sustainable leadership to effective schools in a district in Selangor. Provides guidance to principals in promoting sustainable leadership practices and school target to effective schools. The quantitative methods used for this study were formative studies using questionnaire instruments that tested their validity and reliability. The respondents of this study consisted of 80 teachers in five schools in Hulu Langat district who are currently serving in primary schools. Descriptive and inferential analysis were used to test the research question using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 22.0 software. The results of the descriptive analysis showed that teachers have high perception on the level of headmasters’ sustainable leadership practices (mean= 4.21, SP=0.564). Meanwhile, teachers’ perception on school effectiveness of national primary schools in Pudu Zone, Kuala Lumpur was also high (mean= 4.31, SP=0.502). The Pearson correlation test analysis showed a significant, positive relationship between headmasters’ sustainable leadership practices with high teaching strength and values (r = 0.881, p<0.01). Multiple regression analysis indicated that four dimensions of headmasters’ sustainable leadership practices contribute to the development of effective schools. This study is expected to provide information to novice headteachers on the practice of leadership in terms of raising the school level towards effective school in particular primary schools. In conclusion, effective leadership practices should be practiced by every administrator in leading an educational organization in achieving a school's excellence in leading effective schools.