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Tuytens, Melissa; Moolenaar, Nienke; Daly, Alan; Devos, Geert – Research Papers in Education, 2019
Teachers' feedback seeking is considered as important for their professional learning. This study aims to investigate which school leaders are sought out for informal feedback by teachers and what leadership characteristics might influence this choice in secondary schools in Flanders, Belgium. Data from 436 teachers of 14 secondary schools are…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Secondary School Teachers, Feedback (Response)
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Tuytens, Melissa; Devos, Geert – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Teacher evaluation policy is implemented in many countries to improve the teaching quality in schools. This paper explores the implementation of teacher evaluation policy in secondary schools in Flanders (Belgium). The case study method is used to explore the implementation process in six schools, which are selected based upon teachers' perception…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Evaluation, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
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Tuytens, Melissa; Devos, Geert – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2014
There is a general doubt on whether teacher evaluation can contribute to teachers' professional development. Recently, standards-based teacher evaluation has been introduced in many countries to improve teaching practice. This study wants to investigate which teacher evaluation procedural, leadership, and teacher characteristics can stimulate…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Leadership Qualities, Teacher Characteristics, Feedback (Response)
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Devos, Geert; Hulpia, Hester; Tuytens, Melissa; Sinnaeve, Ilse – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2013
This study explores the relationship between self-awareness of school leaders and variables related to school culture and change. We used the self-other rating agreement model of Atwater and Yammarino (1997) as an indication of school leader self-awareness. Based on the difference between their own leadership rating and the teachers' rating,…
Descriptors: School Culture, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Hulpia, Hester; Devos, Geert; Van Keer, Hilde – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2011
Purpose: In this study the relationship between school leadership and teachers' organizational commitment is examined by taking into account a distributed leadership perspective. The relation between teachers' organizational commitment and contextual variables of teachers' perceptions of the quality and the source of the supportive and supervisory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Secondary School Teachers, Participative Decision Making
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Tuytens, Melissa; Devos, Geert – Educational Studies, 2010
The understanding of teachers' perception of new educational policy is crucial since this perception shapes the policy's implementation. However, quantitative research in this area is scarce. This article draws on empirical data to investigate whether the school leader might influence his teachers' perception of the new teacher evaluation policy.…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Educational Policy, Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Hulpia, Hester; Devos, Geert – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
The present study explores the relation between distributed leadership and teachers' organizational commitment. Semi-structured interviews with teachers and school leaders of secondary schools were conducted. A comparative analysis of four schools with high and four schools with low committed teachers was carried out. Findings revealed differences…
Descriptors: Interviews, Comparative Analysis, Instructional Leadership, Qualitative Research
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Hulpia, Hester; Devos, Geert; Van Keer, Hilde – Journal of Educational Research, 2009
In the present study the effects of a cooperative leadership team, distributed leadership, participative decision-making, and context variables on teachers' organizational commitment are investigated. Multilevel analyses on data from 1522 teachers indicated that 9% of the variance in teachers' organizational commitment is attributable to…
Descriptors: Organizational Climate, Employment Experience, Leadership, Power Structure
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Hulpia, Hester; Devos, Geert; Rosseel, Yves – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2009
This study investigates the relation between distributed leadership, the cohesion of the leadership team, participative decision-making, context variables, and the organizational commitment and job satisfaction of teachers and teacher leaders. A questionnaire was administered to teachers and teacher leaders (n = 1770) from 46 large secondary…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Job Satisfaction, Transformational Leadership, Questionnaires
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Verhoeven, Jef C.; Devos, Geert – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 2005
Based on a survey among 1274 secondary school teachers in Flanders (Belgium), this paper describes the relationship between the assessment practices and forms of assessment policy (testing culture or assessment culture) and between forms of general school policy (student-oriented or achievement-oriented) and forms of assessment policy that…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Evaluation