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ERIC Number: EJ973294
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0892-0206
The Role of Leaders in Enabling Student Voice
Mitra, Dana; Serriere, Stephanie; Stoicovy, Donnan
Management in Education, v26 n3 p104-112 Jul 2012
This article explores how leadership can help to enable student voice to occur in schools. We find that the relationship between teachers and the school leader is a critical context for enabling voice. Specifically, we find that the following concepts were important for efforts to enable and foster student voice: (1) clear vision of school that is incorporated deeply into practice as "the way we do things here"; (2) allowing opt-in strategies for teachers when possible; (3) recognizing that implementation across classrooms and personnel will vary depending on individual contexts, beliefs, and experiences. (Contains 1 figure and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A