DEVELOPMENT: Studies in Educational Management and Leadership, e-ISSN: 2964-0253; is a journal published by Islamic Education Management, the Faculty of Education and Teaching Science State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Lhokseumawe, published twice a year in June and December. This comprehensive journal presents emerging research findings and promising reform practices in educational management, educational policy, educational leadership, institution assessment, supervision, strategic and learning institution approaches, school innovations, and professional development in educating the next generation of globally competent students. It reflects the current trends and highlights contemporary educational management programs and school leadership. This journal is a must-read for anyone interested in evolving issues in educational leadership and leadership.