ERIC Number: ED226459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Managing the Schools of the Future--Focus on Principals. Proceedings of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration Regional Conference (4th, Nicosia, Cyprus, January 1980).
Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration, Armidale (Australia).; Cyprus Educational Administration Society, Nicosia.
The Fourth Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration, held in Nicosia, Cyprus, in January 1980, focused on the possible impact of foreseeable changes in educaiton on the school administrator's role. The 16 papers presented (published in this volume) addressed the development of Cyprus's dual educational system; the history and character of Nigeria's educational system; models of change, barriers to change, change strategies, and the principal's role in change; currently needed administrative competencies; the likely nature of the principalship in the year 2000; the monitoring of school performance in the future, with particular reference to the Eastern Caribbean; the characteristics of the principalship in India; the impact of computers on educational administration; the rehabilitation of the deaf in Cyprus; educational management theory and the requirements of educational management programs for principals; factors in the development of a scale for measuring principals' leadership styles and their effects; the concept of managerial discretion in the context of school system rules structures; leadership qualities needed in administrators and education officials as perceived by teachers in Cyprus; curriculum planning for primary education in Cyprus; self evaluation strategies for schools; and professional development for teachers and administrators. (PGD)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Computers, Curriculum Development, Deafness, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Formative Evaluation, Futures (of Society), Leadership, Measures (Individuals), National Programs, Principals, Professional Development, Research Methodology, Self Evaluation (Groups), Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration, Armidale (Australia).; Cyprus Educational Administration Society, Nicosia.
Identifiers: Commonwealth Council for Educ Administration; Cyprus; India; Nigeria; Third World
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