NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Type
Reports - Research22
Journal Articles21
Tests/Questionnaires1
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Individuals with Disabilities…1
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 22 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eckman, Ellen Wexler – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2018
This case study followed the implementation of the co-principal leadership model in a K-8 school district for three years. A district superintendent implemented the co-principal model to (1) resolve issues around merging existing schools with well-established principals; (2) provide leadership stability and succession planning; and (3) serve as a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Principals, Program Implementation, Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Haiyan, Qian; Walker, Allan; Xiaowei, Yang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
A positive teacher learning culture is important to effect meaningful changes in schools. Literature has established that successful school leaders can build and nurture learning cultures among teachers. However, less is known about how school leaders can shape the culture and make learning conditions happen at the schools in the Chinese education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Schools, School Culture
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
De Neve, Debbie; Devos, Geert – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
Research has shown that adequate support from the school environment is necessary to help beginning teachers in applying differentiated instruction (DI), but how schools can aid in this process remains unclear. This qualitative study explores how professional learning communities (PLCs), an indicator of a supportive school environment, can enhance…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Comparative Analysis, Special Needs Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Li, Yuk Yung – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Despite decades of research, little is known about the dynamics of sustaining change in school reform and how the process of change unfolds. By tracing the nine-year reform journeys of four primary schools in Hong Kong (using multiyear interview, observational, and archival data), this study uncovers the micro-processes the schools experienced…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Elementary Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hartman, Rita J.; Johnston, Elizabeth; Hill, Marty – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
A descriptive case study approach is employed using a content analysis of the blogs of 36 school leaders who took part in the 2016-2017 Shadow a Student Challenge project and follow up interviews of five of the school leaders. This research was used to explore and describe how an empathetic design approach provided a greater vantage point for…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Change, School Culture, Empathy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brown, Goldy, III – Education, 2016
This study investigated leadership supports provided by an elementary principal of 15 years in a high performing diverse school. Employing document analysis and interviews, the researcher gathered and analyzed data in an effort to identify those leadership strategies that could be replicated at other school sites. The study identified the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Correlation, Administrator Role, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Scanlan, Martin; Kim, Minsong; Burns, Mary Bridget; Vuilleumier, Caroline – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2016
Purpose: Culturally and linguistically diverse students frequently do not receive equitable educational opportunities. Schools across public and private sectors that are striving to ameliorate this problem typically work in isolation, not collaboratively. This article examines how communities of practice emerge within a network of schools striving…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Communities of Practice, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
DeMatthews, David E.; Edwards, D. Brent, Jr.; Rincones, Rodolfo – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2016
Research Approach: This in-depth qualitative case study explores one school leader's enactment of social justice leadership in an elementary school in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Analysis of interviews and observations revealed how this leader adapted her leadership to prioritize the severe needs of families and students in one of the world's most…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Family Involvement, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hernández, María J.; Martínez, María A. – Journal of Research in International Education, 2016
This study seeks to broaden the existing knowledge about education and professional development in educational leadership by analysing the characteristics of "good" training programmes according to international theoretical frameworks and to educational leaders' views. To do so, 100 headteachers of infant, primary and secondary schools…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Guidelines
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Shahadan, Azuraida; Oliver, Ron – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The implementation of the Malaysian National Education Blueprint in 2012 has expanded headmasters' responsibilities and roles in managing schools. The goal is to stabilize and strengthen the primary school education system, which brings tremendous pressure to bear on the headmasters charged with managing schools, especially in managing the school…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Leadership Role, Administrator Attitudes, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kalman, Mahmut; Arslan, Mustafa Cüneyt – School Leadership & Management, 2016
The purpose of the current study was to examine primary and middle school principals' evaluations of their own instructional leadership behaviours, and thereby pay closer attention to the ideal instructional leadership behaviours suggested in the related literature and the realities of principals' instructional leadership behaviours. Although…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Day, Thérèse; Prunty, Anita – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
While much progress has been made in relation to including students in mainstream education in Ireland, significant challenges remain. Despite positive attitudes, the implementation of effective inclusive practice at school level persists as one of the most pervasive challenges. This study investigated how six Irish schools, three primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Elementary Schools, Special Needs Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
DeMatthews, David – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2015
Social justice leadership in high-poverty urban schools is complex. Principals experience a range of feelings and emotions while practicing social justice leadership with implications on their leadership. This article presents a qualitative case study of an elementary school principal in an urban setting and how she led to create a more inclusive…
Descriptors: Principals, Case Studies, Social Justice, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gawlik, Marytza A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the ways in which charter school leaders influence the understanding and conception of accountability policy and how that understanding translates into practice. In particular, this paper draws from sense-making theory and research on charter school leaders to identify their pre-existing…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Accountability, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Klenk, Laura – School-University Partnerships, 2015
In the mid-1980s and early 1990s, the Holmes group (1990) laid out a blueprint for leadership in PDS schools, positing that effective principals could foster leadership roles for all participants. Since then other scholars have explored the challenges of establishing strong principal-PDS relationships. This qualitative case study reveals how one…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Preservice Teachers, Leadership Role, Professional Development Schools
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2