FLUX LEADERSHIP: VOCATIONAL SCHOOL PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP TO SUPPORT POST-COVID-19 LEARNING RECOVERY
Flux leadership introduces a generative framework for agile, responsive, and healing-centered leadership in times of crisis. This strategic step is called a leadership strategy, a policy taken by the school principal to respond to the current pandemic. This research aims to determine the extent to which school principals apply flux leadership and what the role of flux leadership is in the leadership of vocational school principals to support post-COVID-19 learning recovery. The research was carried out using a quantitative approach using survey methods. The research was conducted in June – August 2022. The research location was at a vocational school in the Special Region of Yogyakarta. The population and sample in this research are school principals and/or deputy principals of vocational schools in the Special Region of Yogyakarta. The data collection technique uses a questionnaire followed by quantitative descriptive analysis. research shows that the successful implementation of flux leadership can be achieved best by applying a radical growth mindset, distributed wisdom approach, leading from an inquiry stance, trauma-informed leadership, radical compassion and radical self-care, responsive and humanizing leadership, leader critical pedagogy, racial literacy, brave space leadership, emotional imagination, and inner-resource cultivation. Vocational school principals need to understand what factors influence leadership in organizations so they can adapt to the uncertainty following the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, managers can develop post-Covid-19 flux leadership skills to encourage effective school performance.
Flux Leadership, Leadership, School Principals, Learning Recovery, Post-Covid-19