The former Minister of Education Ali Asghar Fani in a meeting in the Ministry of Education said: “The education community should be regarded as a family. The Minister of Education is the head of this family who enjoys successes and suffers from negative issues”, Fani added.
Ali Asghar Fani said: we should not follow the American or Japanese styles of management. The style of education management should be consistent with the culture of countries. Iranian culture is family-based and as a result, our management style should be family-driven too.
Elsewhere, Fani described the Minister of Education as an education leader and said: an education leader can be successful when be regarded as attractive and charismatic through the lens of education community.
“Attracting the trust of education community is the most important feature of an education leader. It means that the Minister of Education should be popular and attractive among teachers, principals and students”, Fani added.