A Structural Model of Innovative Leadership Affecting The Professional Learning Community in Schools Under the Secondary Educational Service Area Office 25
This study aimed to shed light on linear structural relationship model of innovative leadership and professional learning community in schools under the Secondary Educational Service Area Office 25, Thailand. This study utilized quantitative survey design using questionnaire as an instrument. A total of 380 samples consisted of 17 school administrators and 363 teachers were involved. Findings indicated that school administrators were highly practicing innovative leadership and its dimensions as well as professional learning community practice. In addition, results revealed that the model of relationship between innovative leadership and professional learning community were found to be consistent with empirical data, withχ2= 25.016, df = 18, χ2/df = 1.3898, p-value = 0.1245, RMSEA = 0.032, SRMR = 0.019, CFI = 0.996, TLI = 0.993. On top of that, both total and direct influences of innovative leadership on professional learning community were found to be positive at 0.941, with statistical significance at 0.01 level. Innovative leadership could explain the variance of professional learning community at 88.6 percent.
Index Terms� Innovative Leadership, Professional Learning Community, Structural Equation Model.