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Grigoropoulos, Jenny E. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2020
Many definitions and theories of leadership focus on the innate traits that leaders must possess from birth, others on the characteristics acquired throughout adult life and the processes the individual is exposed to. It is also widely believed that leadership is solely exercised at positions of higher authority in institutions and organizations.…
Descriptors: Ethics, Empathy, Altruism, Leadership Role
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Treadwell, Katie L.; Lane, Forrest C.; Paterson, Brent G. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2020
The 1999 Texas A&M University Bonfire collapse killed 12 students and injured dozens. Response to this event involved a number of campus administrators, lasted for many years, and led to the emergence of new risk management standards. Nearly 20 years later, researchers explored how campus leaders experienced the tragedy and reflected on their…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Crisis Management, College Administration, Administrator Role
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Meirink, Jacobiene; Van Der Want, Anna; Louws, Monika; Meijer, Paulien; Oolbekkink-Marchand, Helma; Schaap, Harmen – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Teacher leadership is often connected to experienced teachers as it is assumed that a certain level of knowledge and experience is needed. Informal teacher leadership, however, can also be expected from beginning teachers. The aim of this study is to study beginning teachers' opportunities for enacting leadership. Twelve pairs, consisting of one…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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Spanò, Emanuela – Gender and Education, 2020
This contribution explores how different policy discourses produce site-specific representations and self-representations of gender and leadership, which may reveal forms of subjectivation as well as spaces of resistance to hegemonic discourses. I will consider two different Higher Education policy systems: the UK system that since the 1980s has…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Educational Policy, Gender Differences
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Semela, Tesfaye; Bekele, Hirut; Abraham, Rahel – Gender and Education, 2020
Beyond the statistics, the underlying causes for women's absence as academics and leaders in higher education institutions (HEIs) in sub-Saharan African countries have not been sufficiently understood. Taking Ethiopia as an example, this study offers unique insights into the careers of female academic staff. The study employed exploratory…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Academic Rank (Professional)
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Lee, Catherine – Management in Education, 2020
This article examines the effect of the United Kingdom's first LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) School Leadership programme. Based on the values of authentic leadership, promoting inclusion, celebrating diversity, accepting difference, challenging the status quo and achieving social justice, the Courageous Leaders programme provided…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, LGBTQ People, Program Descriptions, Instructional Leadership
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Beattie, Liana – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
The aim of this paper is to contribute to a long-standing critical tradition in the educational leadership literature through an analytical examination of the idiosyncrasies of leadership in Higher Education institutions (based on the UK example). It applies a postmodern way of thinking to the educational leadership phenomenon to problematise and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Philosophy, Higher Education, Postmodernism
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Barnitz, Liz; Conley, Sharon – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2020
This article used a qualitative interviewing approach to explore psychosocial and organizational dimensions of leadership of two elementary school leaders (principals) in Southern California. At each school, interviews with the school's principal as well as two key informants were conducted, and we analyzed the findings based on principals' mental…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Administrator Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Szteinberg, Gabriela; Repice, Michelle D.; Hendrick, Claudia; Meyerink, Stephen; Frey, Regina F. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2020
As research has shown, collaborative peer learning is effective for improving student learning. Peer-led team learning (PLTL) is one well-known collaborative-group approach in which groups are facilitated by trained undergraduate peer leaders. This paper contributes to the literature on peer-leader training by examining how peer leaders for a…
Descriptors: Reflection, Undergraduate Students, Introductory Courses, Cooperative Learning
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Johnson, Bernadeia; Witter, Lakisha; Kaufman, Jason A. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2020
We sought to explore the extent to which race might influence how African American superintendents cope with the stressors of their leadership roles and the presence of support while in such positions. In order to test this question, we recruited African American superintendents across the United States. We specifically measured their ability to…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), African American Leadership, Superintendents, Race
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Cioffi, Todd; Haggerty, Andrew F.; Bouman, Jeffrey P. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Equipping students for citizenship has always been a core element of American higher education. Amid financial distress, changing technology, and global interconnectivity, the project of equipping citizens is becoming increasingly disembodied. Embracing the notion that one's physical place matters, one application of an "embodied"…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, Program Descriptions
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Wang, Jiunwen; Chia, Ivy – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
In the leadership development sector, it is widely acknowledged that there is a gap between the theory and practice of leadership. Within the field, rapid changes in business, technology, political, and social factors have resulted in a genuine need for knowledge workers to put into practice leadership skills and to draw conclusions about the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Creative Activities
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Tessema, Kedir – Journal of Leadership Education, 2020
Designing learning experiences that mimic real-life contexts has always been a challenge for leadership educators. As a result, many educators in leadership courses rely on studies of leadership perspectives, self-assessment activities, and textbook case analysis. However, many educators also successfully design microlevel processes and…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Leadership Training, Experiential Learning, Group Dynamics
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Modeste, Marsha E.; Hornskov, Søren Buhl; Bjerg, Helle; Kelley, Carolyn J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This comparative analysis applies a distributed leadership framework to data from teachers and leaders taking the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL). Because the policies educators in Denmark and the United States respond to in their daily practice are related through the transnational policy borrowing process, we are…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership
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Croucher, Gwilym; Wen, Wen; Coates, Hamish; Goedegebuure, Leo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Ensuring effective university governance and leadership is more important than ever before given contemporary transformations of higher education functions, institutions and social roles. This paper reports contributions which seek to stimulate research in this field. Drawing from the formative case study of Australian universities, it discusses…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Higher Education, Case Studies, Universities
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