The use of conventional communication technology as effective principal leadership strategy in strengthening the role of multi-stakeholder’s forum for school quality improvement

Juharyanto Juharyanto


This study aims to describe the use of conventional communication technology as an effective leadership strategy carried out by principals at One Roof School in remote areas in accordance with the problems encountered and the local wisdom that developed in the area. The study was conducted qualitatively with a multi-site approach. Data was obtained through principals, teachers, supervisors, community leaders, education offices. All information was tested for credibility and validity in triangulation through various Forum Group Discussion. The results obtained include: 1) there are two dominant problems in remote schools, namely historical, cultural, and demographic; 2) the success of the principal is influenced by the expertise of the principal in utilizing conventional communication technology in the form of direct face-to-face communication; 3) the use of face-to-face conventional communication technology as a leadership strategy applied by principals can increase the role of multistakeholders in achieving school quality.


face-to-face conventional communication technology, leadership strategy, multi-stakeholder’s forum, one-roof schools, remote area

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