Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(6), pp. 1458 - 1468
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070613
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Determinants of Core Competencies of School Leaders Managing Philippine Schools Overseas: A Guide to Stakeholders and School Owners

Gerardo P. Macasa Jr. 1,*, Imee C. Acosta 1,2, Eduardo P. Malagapo 1,3
1 Graduate School, Philippine Christian University, Philippines
2 Fashion & Graphic Design, Virginia Commonwealth University-Qatar, Qatar
3 Administration, Al Andalus International School, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


School leaders play a significant role in managing and leading the school, not only to excel in its entire academic program but equally important is its growth and sustainability. This research is intended to provide a source of realistic and useful ideas to owners and stakeholders about the importance of determining core competencies of school leaders to meet the qualifying standards in appointing or employing school officials in order to help and guide them in choosing the right and competent members of school leaders that suit well in managing Philippine Schools Overseas. The study is quantitative descriptive using survey design and the result of the study uncovered the essential core competencies of school top executives, namely: leading people and business coalition as core qualifications; and conciseness and composure as emulating attributes that determined the necessary core competencies for school managers. Successful school leaders that possess all the relevant core competencies identified in this study are able to drive transformation and school improvement. They effectively influence a variety of school outcomes, and this entails cultivating leadership in others so they can assume their parts in realizing the school vision and help organizations to articulate strategy and link behaviors to PSO's vision and mission.

School Leadership Qualifications, Emulating Attributes, Core Competencies, Philippine Schools Overseas

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Gerardo P. Macasa Jr. , Imee C. Acosta , Eduardo P. Malagapo . "Determinants of Core Competencies of School Leaders Managing Philippine Schools Overseas: A Guide to Stakeholders and School Owners." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.6 (2019) 1458 - 1468. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070613.