Jeffrey Hanson Costa, Lurdes Marlene Seide Froemming, Fernando Oliveira de Araujo, José Mauro Gonçalves Nunes


This research’s objective was to analyze, collect and organize the existing contributions in the literature of Teachers’ Leadership to the satisfaction of students of Higher Education Institutions (IESs). The findings were organized in a table showing the researchers who produced evidence that the Transformational Leadership of teachers is able to increase satisfaction. In addition, it appears that satisfaction can help student learning, according to evidence that has also been found. Considering that, in the case of these institutions, students are also customers, these findings can subsidize actions aimed at increasing their competitiveness, with students who will then be more satisfied and even better prepared (learning) for the labor market.


teacher leadership; classroom leadership; transformational leadership; satisfaction; competitiveness


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