A Systematic Review on the Impact of Gender Equity on Educational Leadership

  • Reniel C. Laki
  • Benjie O. Badon
Keywords: Gender equity, Higher educational leadership, Impacts of leadership of Men and Women, Educational management


People have often discussed about whether men or women are better leaders. This ongoing discussion has led to debates and theories about male and female leadership. It shows that many are still curious about how being male or female might affect someone’s leadership style. In educational institution, leaders deal with a lot of changes in a constantly changing and competitive environment. This study reviews the effects of gender equity on educational leadership, which focuses specifically on how it influences leaders regardless of gender. After conscientious evaluation guided by the review protocols, 12 were finally selected from the initial 436 articles. The findings indicate that gender equity fosters a variety of perspectives and strengths in both male and female leaders, enriching decision-making processes and promoting innovation. Moreover, it helps in reducing biases and creating a more inclusive environment, benefiting individuals of all genders. The review emphasizes the significance of promoting gender diversity in leadership positions for the overall improvement of educational management. Further, it is recommended for extensive research not limited to identifying the common challenges and experiences faced by leaders in both genders. Hence, this review puts emphasize on the essence and significance of gender equity to the leaders in every educational institution that will result for a more creative and inclusive learning environment to achieve its common organization objective.


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How to Cite
Laki, R. C., & Badon, B. O. (2024). A Systematic Review on the Impact of Gender Equity on Educational Leadership. European Journal of Science, Innovation and Technology, 4(3), 58-67. Retrieved from https://ejsit-journal.com/index.php/ejsit/article/view/437