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Lumby, Jacky – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article considers distributed leadership in the context of the extensive literature on post-bureaucratic organisations. It suggests that both distributed leadership and bureaucracy are ideal types. It outlines the development of bureaucracy as an organisational form, challenges the often-stereotypical criticisms that have damned the theory…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Power Structure, Participative Decision Making, Administrative Organization
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Liu, Cui – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The university-city relations are changing along with the engagement of universities in public service beyond teaching and research and the dependence of cities on networks rather than enclosure to promote urban competitiveness. Taking China as an example, this article discusses the challenges and tensions of university-city interaction in the…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Urban Universities, Municipalities, Foreign Countries
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Torres, Kelly M.; Arrastia, Meagan Caridad; Tackett, Samantha – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
The structure and instruction of foreign language classrooms have changed to meet the needs of the growing number of Hispanic heritage language learners (HLLs) entering university settings. To understand the impact of these reforms, interviews were conducted with 11 HLLs about their experiences in Spanish classrooms designed for their unique…
Descriptors: Spanish, Heritage Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Reforming the teacher education system has been a key government policy towards improving school education in India. While recent curriculum and governance reforms articulate a new vision of teacher education that underscores a symbiotic relationship between teacher education and school education, it fails to engage enough with the most important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Educational Change
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Bhushan, Sudhanshu; Mathew, A. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
As seen through the recommendations of University Education Commission (1949) and Education Commission (1964), till about National Policy on Education, 1986, as markers of educational discourses, the concern was to resist expansion, to guard against dilution of quality and standards of higher education and excellence and reputation of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Sidman-Taveau, Rebekah; Hoffman, Michael – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
To close equity gaps in California Community Colleges, we need institutional and curricular transformations. This article discusses research on pedagogical and institutional approaches to equity and change that guided Basic Skills faculty, administrators, student service staff, and students in the Academic Committee for Equity and Success (ACES)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Communities of Practice, Equal Education, Educational Change
Watt, Michael – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study was to analyze the findings of research studies investigating the role of instructional materials, review issues and recommendations referring to instructional materials in policy papers, and evaluate the decision-making process in relation to the development, diffusion and adoption of EdReports program. Content analysis…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Change, Instructional Materials, Organizations (Groups)
Schleicher, Andreas; Achiron, Marilyn; Burns, Tracey; Davis, Cassandra; Tessier, Rebecca; Chambers, Nick – OECD Publishing, 2019
This report, the product of a collaboration between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the UK-based charity, Education and Employers, offers a glimpse of how children see their future, and the forces that, if properly understood and harnessed, will drive them forward to realise their dreams. Through concerted…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Artificial Intelligence
OECD Publishing, 2019
Did you ever wonder whether education has a role to play in preparing our societies for an age of artificial intelligence? Or what the impact of climate change might be on our schools, families and communities? Trends Shaping Education examines major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting education. While the trends are…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Change, Artificial Intelligence
Redding, Sam – Center on School Turnaround at WestEd, 2019
This guide grew out of material used in the Transformation Academy, a professional learning program for principals charged with achieving the rapid improvement of their school. The intent of that program is to help principals get started with transforming instruction -- the change that is at the heart of school improvement. Transforming…
Descriptors: Principals, Transformative Learning, Faculty Development, Instructional Leadership
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Mokher, Christine G.; Jacobson, Lou – Grantee Submission, 2019
This paper explores challenges in starting, developing, and incorporating partnerships between secondary and postsecondary education sectors. Site visits data from high schools, districts, and colleges across six Florida counties is used to identify the types of challenges educators faced in various phases of partnerships. We provide empirical…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, State Policy
Biasi, Barbara – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
Compensation of most US public school teachers is rigid and solely based on seniority. This paper studies the labor market effects of a reform that gave school districts in Wisconsin full autonomy to redesign teacher pay schemes. Following the reform, some districts switched to flexible compensation and started paying high-quality teachers more.…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Public School Teachers, Teacher Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration)
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McWilliams, Julia A.; Kitzmiller, Erika M. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: With the expansion of charter school networks, population losses in urban district schools and stretched budgets have encouraged struggling districts to adopt closure-as-reform. School closings have received considerable attention in the media as a controversial reform, reconfiguring the educational landscapes of over 70…
Descriptors: High School Students, School Closing, Politics of Education, Outcomes of Education
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Ng, Jennifer C.; Stull, Donald D.; Martinez, Rebecca S. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: In recent decades, federal policymakers have pushed for education to be a more "scientific" endeavor. While scholars have considered the implications of this orientation for educational researchers, less attention has been given to its impact on educational practitioners. Purpose/Focus of the Study: By focusing on the…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Change, Change Agents, Interaction
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Urban, Mathias – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
In this article, I discuss the International Early Learning and Child Well-being Study (IELS), which is currently being rolled out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. I summarise the development of IELS and the critique that has been voiced by early childhood scholars, professionals and advocates. I then move to an…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Early Childhood Education, Well Being, Testing
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