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Litz, David; Scott, Shelleyann – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Globally, there is increasing pressure on schools to enact change, and the literature indicates that transformational leadership is positively associated with school leaders' effectiveness at implementing positive reforms. Here, we report on a study conducted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) within the current context of intense educational…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Cultural Differences, Islam, Principals
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Bystydzienski, Jill; Thomas, Nicole; Howe, Samantha; Desai, Anand – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Although it has been decades since gender inequality in academe was first highlighted, institutions around the world continue to struggle with how best to address the problem. Policies and procedures intended to increase women's representation appear to have had limited impact in many departments, especially those in science, technology,…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Deans, Department Heads, College Administration
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Tanriögen, A.; Iscan, S. – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of distributive leadership behavior of foreign language schools' principals on the job satisfaction of instructors. Sample size of 416 instructors working in foreign language school for the academic year 2013 to 2014 was used in the study. The data was gathered using questionnaires tag…
Descriptors: Principals, Job Satisfaction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Siers, Ron, Jr.; Gong, Tao – School-University Partnerships, 2012
The purpose of this study was to empirically investigate the effect of mentor teachers' leadership practices on student interns' efficacious beliefs in Professional Development Schools (PDSs) during the internship practicum. The study employed the Leadership Practices Inventory (Kouzes & Posner, 2003) to measure the transformational leadership…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Strategies, Self Efficacy, Mentors