As students’ academic achievement reflects the overall development of pedagogy, a lot of research in the last decade has focused on it. Several factors, including socioeconomic conditions, school, the individual family, social incentives, etc., which have an effect on students’ learning achievement have been examined. With their knowledge and skills, teachers can significantly influence their students’ academic achievements. However, leadership skills possessed by various teachers differ from each other, as they come from different backgrounds. Teachers’ leadership is about a group of several individuals’ interests and strengths that guide students in attaining academic achievements, improving their leadership skills, and staying engrossed in the learning process. However, the role of teachers’ leadership and competency in students’ learning achievement have not been studied. A systematic review of available literature sources was carried out to obtain an overall idea of what work had already been conducted in comprehending the impact of teachers’ leadership and competency on the students’ learning achievement. The literature from various sources such as Google Scholar, EBSCOHost, ProQuest, Scopus, JSTOR, and so on, were collected, analyzed and compared for a better understanding of the relationship. This paper allows for a preview into how the teachers’ leadership competencies, impact the students’ learning achievement. This review found that teacher leadership competency as a plausible approach for improving student learning, educational practices of schools and teacher career path. Further, the results of our review suggest a need for creating a comprehensive plan and supporting conditions to implement or refine teacher leadership to increase the potential of students.
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Chandrashekhar U. P, Mini Varghese. Impact of Teachers Leadership Competency on Students Learning Achievement. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2018; 9(3): 512-516. doi: 10.5958/2321-5828.2018.00086.4