Published: 31.08.2020

Role and Significance of Leadership in Supporting Teachers in Faroese Compulsory Schools During the Covid-19 Crisis

Project leader Kalpana Vijayavarathan

Resumé The study aims to:

• Identify the challenges Faroese school leadership faces in coping with the sudden, unplanned change.
• Evaluate school leadership action in empowering teachers through transformational leadership.
• Elicit and understand the challenges posed to teachers in this crisis situation.
• Evaluate how well equipped Faroese schools have been to cope with this alternative approach to teaching and also the future implications for education.

Project period 01.05.2020 - 30.09.2022 (Project period extended)

Team Faculty of Education, University of the Faroe Islands.

Funding COVID-19 funding from the Research Council.


Peer reviewed articles: 
School Leadership Challenges in Faroese Compulsory Schools during the Covid-19 Crisis, Vijayavarathan - R, K., Fróðskaparrit - Faroese Scientific Journal 2021

Teacher challenges in Faroese Compulsory Schools during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Support from School Leaders. Vijayavarathan - R, K. Fróðskaparrit - Faroese Scientific Journal 2022