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Selzer, Robin Arnsperger; Robles, Richard – Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education, 2019
This study explores and shares key professional development advice related to career paths, challenges faced, and lessons learned from senior women leaders at a public, urban, research university. Interviews were conducted as part the NASPA Alice Manicur Symposium, a national student affairs leadership development program for women. Findings…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Leadership Training, Females, Urban Schools
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Luckner, John L.; Movahedazarhouligh, Sara – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2019
The purpose of this study was to conduct an initial investigation to examine the perceptions of a sample of special education administrators from a western state to identify the challenges they encounter that may negatively affect their ability to do their jobs well. It was anticipated that the results of the study would be of interest to faculty…
Descriptors: Special Education, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Education, Professional Development
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Branson, Christopher M.; Franken, Margaret; Penney, Dawn – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
The paper is informed by a research study exploring middle leadership as experienced by Chairpersons of Departments within one faculty in a university in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is argued that middle leadership in higher education needs to be understood as a highly complex relational endeavour, characterised by compromises that are negotiated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, College Administration, Middle Management
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Karagrigoriou, Efstratia – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
Globalization and neoliberal practices have influenced leadership in education in various ways, including through curricula. One of the most vital sections in curricula is citizenship education. Supranational and international organizations, as well as governments, have advanced interest in elementary school, particularly kindergarten, curricula.…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Neoliberalism, Citizenship Education, Democracy
Guajardo, Francisco; Guajardo, Miguel A. – American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, 2018
This document traverses through a series of genealogical stories that span close to a century to provide context to higher learning, education, and development. The stories of elders help us re-member their dreams, re-frame the process for growth, and re-imagine the possibilities for development at the self, organizational, and community levels.…
Descriptors: United States History, Colleges, Higher Education, School Districts
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Arar, Khalid; Haj, Ibrahim; Abramovitz, Ruth; Oplatka, Izhar – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate ethical leadership in the context of the Arab educational system in Israel. It questions the relations of ethical leadership dimensions with decision making as well as background characteristics of the educational leaders. Design/methodology/approach: Arab educational leaders (n=150) from…
Descriptors: Ethics, Instructional Leadership, Arabs, Administrator Attitudes
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Heikka, Johanna; Pitkäniemi, H.; Kettukangas, T.; Hyttinen, T. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2021
The topic of distributed pedagogical leadership has attracted researchers' interest in early childhood education leadership. A growing body of research focuses on investigating leadership enacted between leaders and teachers in ECE settings. In this article, we focus on the enactment of distributed pedagogical leadership in Finnish ECE settings…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Leadership Styles, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership
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Lee, Catherine – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2021
This article draws on literature related to university leadership and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer plus (LGBTQ+) identities to argue for LGBTQ+ specific leadership programmes in higher education. The article considers how the skills and attributes for university leadership have changed in response to marketisation and widening…
Descriptors: Diversity, College Administration, Leadership, LGBTQ People
Gross, Karen – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Few question the difficulties of being a college or university president in today's era. The work of college and university presidencies is getting harder not easier with the passage of time. In this article, the author discusses how leadership in higher education is due for a change. She offers and discusses a solution of co-presidency.
Descriptors: College Presidents, Leadership Responsibility, Administrator Role, Higher Education
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Doyle, Tom; Brady, Malcolm – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
For the most part, the organisational forms that are currently being adopted by higher education institutions are grounded in the traditional corporate models of organisation that take a rational approach to organisational change management. Underlying this account is an assumption of organisational autonomy and the capacity of designated leaders…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Higher Education, Change Strategies, Models
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Nguyen, David J.; Rowe, Anna-Kaye C. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2021
This chapter will advance understanding on how leadership learning occurs in graduate and professional school contexts and suggests how social class should be considered in the planning, implementation, and outcomes of preparing individuals to lead in their fields of choice.
Descriptors: Social Class, Leadership Training, Graduate Study, Professional Development
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Townsend, Crasha V. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
There is an exiguous representation of African American women in leadership positions at institutions of higher education. This study examines the experiences related to the retention of Black women administrators at Predominantly White Institutions through a qualitative phenomenological lens. This study explored the experiences of five African…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, African Americans, Women Administrators, Leadership
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Arday, Jason – Management in Education, 2018
The dearth of representation regarding Black and Ethnic Minorities (BME) in senior educational leadership roles within higher education (HE) has become a salient issue as egalitarian notions associated with equality and diversity continue to be contradicted by university institutions, despite increased calls for greater diversification.…
Descriptors: Race, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
White, Stephanie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Although 76% of teachers in the United States are women (Superville, 2016), only 55% of suburban principals are female (Bitterman, Golding, & Grey, 2013). This number decreases at the secondary level. In high schools, only 30% of administrators are female. This qualitative research study is designed to explore and describe the lived…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Women Administrators, Women Faculty, Opportunities
Kailiti, Hellen B. K. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As more women increasingly assume leadership roles that were traditionally occupied by men, the possibility that the leadership strategies of men and women will differ continues to attract attention. In many developing countries, including Kenya, women are still underrepresented in leadership but there are a few women who have risen through the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Women Administrators, College Administration
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