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Penninckx, Maarten; Vanhoof, Jan; De Maeyer, Sven; Van Petegem, Peter – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2016
There are large differences between schools with regard to how they are affected by a school inspection. This study provides quantitative evidence about the extent to which perceived effects and side effects of an inspection are related to the inspection's judgement on the school, to features of the inspection, and to school features. This study…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Correlation, School Policy, Inspection
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Luyckx, Koen; Teppers, Eveline; Klimstra, Theo A.; Rassart, Jessica – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Personality traits are hypothesized to be among the most important factors contributing to individual differences in identity development. However, longitudinal studies linking Big Five personality traits to contemporary identity models (in which multiple exploration and commitment processes are distinguished) are largely lacking. To gain more…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Self Concept, Personality Traits, Adolescent Development
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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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Rots, Isabel; Aelterman, Antonia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
This study aims to advance insight into the relationship between teacher education and graduates' intended and actual entrance into the teaching profession. Moreover, it indicates how this relationship varies between teacher training for primary education (i.e., programs for class teachers-to-be) and teacher training for secondary education (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, College Graduates, Intention, Motivation
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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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Rots, Isabel; Aelterman, Antonia – Educational Studies, 2008
This study focuses on the relationship between teacher education and graduates' intended and actual entrance into teaching. Moreover, it explores how this relationship differs for two types of initial teacher training for secondary education. A hypothetical model of graduates' entrance into the teaching profession comprising empirically grounded…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Labor Market, Graduates, Intention