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Oplatka, Izhar – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2007
The purpose of this explorative study was to trace the career experiences, problems, and issues of school principals in late-career stage, the place given to this stage in the principal's career cycle, and the way by which late career is interpreted in principals' life accounts. Based on life story interviews with twelve male and female principals…
Descriptors: Principals, Interviews, Instructional Leadership, Adults
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Oplatka, Izhar; Tevel, Tova – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2006
From a life-stage perspective, the purpose of this study was to examine the motivation of female students in midlife to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program and the meaning they attach to higher education (HE) in general. An additional purpose was to reveal these women's subjective perceptions of the benefits they gained from HE at this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Student Attitudes, Adults