School leader academician or administrator

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...... As a teacher is not a ‘minor technician’ who implements goals and methods designed elsewhere, a school head’s role is not merely to implement plans designed externally, but rather to help create a shared vision amongst the members of the school about its purpose and lead collective energies towards its achievement. The school is a unique social institution – it is society’s primary tool for directed yet evolutionary change on a systemic scale, through inter-generational transfer of cultural resources, mediated by visions for the future. Educational aims include creating citizens who would be conscious of their rights and responsibilities, live harmoniously with one another and with nature.....

read the article written by Gurumurthy in the Learning Curve (March 2011) here