The Importance Of A Successful Learning Environment As An Administrator
Values and Beliefs
First and foremost, I believe the makings of a great school starts at the top with leadership. Administrators should strive to model behavior that staff and students can’t help but to conform to. Leading be example is highly valuable and will become the norm of the group. “Although the guiding theories may differ, studies examining the relationship between school characteristics and academic achievement generally rely on the argument that the normative environments of schools have the power to influence group members to behave in ways consistent with the group norms“ (Goddard, Goddard, & Minjung, 2015, p. 112). For example, if a teacher or student is part of a school that believes they will achieve they are more likely to do so.
Next, students should be at the forefront of everything. This would include all decision-making and in creating an acceptable learning environment. Helping students to feel safe and supported allows them…