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The purpose of this research is to survey through a questionnaire the views of secondary and post-secondary education teachers regarding the relationship between educational leadership and gender. The research involved 180 teachers of EPAL and DIEK of Crete, mainly from 41 to 50 years old. The under-representation of women, according to the respondents, is mainly due to family obligations, followed by lack of ambition, discrimination against this gender, fear of workload, lack of confidence and support, while in the last place is the lack of necessary qualifications. . Teachers believe that the characteristics of imagination, self-control, respect for the personality of subordinates and students, democracy and participation in decision-making are the most important, so that one leads a school, with the latter those who consider its most important characteristic intuitive ability. Of course, in the above qualifications, there is no dependent relationship between them and they do not interact with whether the teacher has applied for an administrative position in the educational field.

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