Rosamaría Dávila Salazar, Oscar Martín García Calderón, María Angélica Rojas Ruiz, Pedro Vásquez Carranza
The article presented constitutes a systematic review of research in important journals, which analyzes the role of leadership and the impact it has on learning communities; The two variables already have a few decades of origin, however, the applicability in the educational space is more recent and has gained real prominence approximately two decades ago. The selected investigations show learning communities as ideal spaces for reflective processes, training, professional improvement, development of innovation and autonomy in its members; It also determines the decisive role of the leader in the concretion of these spaces, since it will be their actions that determine the achievements of their members and that are crystallized in the achievement of student learning. An emerging paradigm is the birth of Virtual Learning Communities, the same ones that respond to technological advances and the appearance of COVID -19, which caused a forced migration to new educational scenarios. Finally, different types of leadership developed in education were analyzed, within which distributed or shared leadership was identified with optimal results, ideal for the characteristics and dimensions of learning communities.
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