Impact of School Leadership on Students Personality Development

  • Muhammad Asif Kamal PhD Scholar, Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, AJK
  • Dr. Zairab Mahmood Assistant Professor, Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Nerian Sharif AJK
  • Dr. Muhammad Ishaq Assistant Professor & Director QEC, Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Nerian Sharif AJK
Keywords: School, Personality, Leadership, Skills, Development


The study was to investigate the impact of school leadership on student’s personality development. The objectives of the study were to investigate the characteristics of competent school leadership and to find out the factors which develop students’ personality. The nature of the study was descriptive. There were forty principals (one post was vacant) and two hundred ninety-one senior teachers in forty-one secondary schools in district Mirpur Azad Kashmir. Thirteen principals and a hundred teachers were selected randomly from the target population. A questionnaire of twenty items was developed from the relevant literature. The questionnaire was examined by two experts while the coefficient of reliability was 0.93. Data were collected through personal visits. It was concluded that the school leadership develops the students’ personalities. The study provided suggestions in the recruitment and promotion process of school principals that preference should be given to those candidates who have an ideal track record for promotion as the school principal.