Innovation for School Administration: Challenges of Thai Educational Leader
Changes on Thai school management in the future are inevitable; particularly upon the advent of the so called Education 4.0 Policy, from which equipping the students with creativity and ability to produce innovation are main educational objectives. School administrators must be ready to improve and adjust themselves in order to develop ideas, idea implementation, and working behaviors relevant to the coming trends. They must abandon the old ideological frameworks which with the educational results will hinder desirable progresses. Learning of school management innovation is thus imperative to school administrators. This article proposes concepts of school management innovation, implementation approaches of school management innovation, as well as school administrator roles, in order to increase school administration effectiveness. A school administrator must be an administrative innovator who can create and deliver innovation compatible to future educational context in order to achieve desirable educational quality.
Index Terms - Innovation, School Administration, Educational Leader