Leadership styles play an important role and position in pedagogical activities and school
effectiveness because they play a major role in the learning process. The current study looked at
the relationship between teacher leadership styles (including democratic, autocratic, transformational and
transactional) and student academic achievement at the university level. Head of the Departments of Social Sciences
and Master degree students made up the study population. Twenty-nine
Heads of Departments (HODs) and two hundred and six students from five
public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtukhawa were selected through
simple random and stratified (proportionate) sampling techniques. Data
was collected through a questionnaire, the reliability co-efficient of which
was 0.72 and 0.82 for HODs and students respectively. The data collected
was analyzed using Mean, Standard Deviation and Pearson Correlation.
The study results indicate that teacher leadership styles are strongly linked
to student academic success
1-Abdur Rashid Lecturer, Department of Education, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Upper Dir, KP, Pakistan.2-Roohul Amin Lecturer, Department of Education, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Upper Dir, KP, Pakistan.3-Shabir Ahmad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Department, KP, Pakistan.
Teachers Leadership Styles, Students academic Achievement