Study of Support and Guidance Practices For New School Principals and Vice-Principals

Québec has undergone a general restructuring of its school system in the past few years, as have a number of Western nations. School administrators undoubtedly play a strategic role when it comes to implementing such changes and are called upon to take action, regardless of the type of reform that is taking place. School administrators play an important role, whether in terms of changes resulting from the adoption of the Education Act, curriculum and education reforms, the establishment of organic ties with the surrounding community or the development of an educational project that takes into account the values espoused by professionals in the school. This type of restructuring also leads to profound changes in school administrators' duties, rendering them more complex.