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Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
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Watson, Keith – Management in Education, 2005
This article examines the emergence of assistant heads onto the landscape of primary school leadership. Through the use of job descriptions, questionnaires, interviews and a case study, the functions that assistant heads are performing in primary schools is examined and their opinions, attitudes and beliefs about their work are considered. The…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Assistant Principals, Elementary Schools, Administrator Attitudes
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE, 2015
Homeless children and youth experience many challenges in enrolling and attending school and achieving educational success. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (reauthorized under Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and subsequently referred to as the McKinney-Vento Act in this brief) ensures rights and services for…
Descriptors: Homeless People, School Districts, Best Practices, Related Services (Special Education)
Burton, Clare – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1991
Problems of personnel evaluation and gender bias are discussed as they relate to the current restructuring of Australian college and university salaries. Areas of evaluation seen as needing some improvement include the job analysis, standards for job equivalence, information gathering, writing of job descriptions, evaluation, and postevaluation…
Descriptors: College Administration, Economic Change, Educational Change, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Horn, Laura; Nevill, Stephanie; Griffith, James – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report is the fifth in a series of reports that provide a statistical snapshot of the undergraduate population. The reports accompany the newly released data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), and each one includes a focused analysis on a particular topic. This report focuses on community college students, who…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Enrollment Trends, Undergraduate Students, Low Income
Lozada-Larsen, Susana R. – 1992
This paper focuses on the role that job analysis plays under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The most obvious use of job analysis data is in defining the essential functions of each job. The job analysis technique used should: list the functions of the job, define which functions are essential rather than marginal, and offer proof of…
Descriptors: Adults, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal)
Hogue, Ken; And Others – 1981
This study was conducted to identify emerging jobs in vocational agriculture in Texas. Two job survey booklets were constructed and used to collect job information from 2,000 agribusinesses and 1,600 vocational agriculture teachers in Texas. They were asked to identify jobs that were new and emerging. These jobs were further investigated to…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Demand Occupations, Educational Needs
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Beebe, Robert J. – NASSP Bulletin, 1987
Discusses development of the six components of any sound performance appraisal program: (1) explicit job descriptions, (2) definitions of key areas of responsibility, (3) criteria for performance appraisal, (4) methods for data collection and analysis, (5) written procedures, and (6) legal review of all procedures. (PGD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Personnel Evaluation, Program Development
Ritchie, Sheila – Information and Library Manager, 1987
Compares male and female professional librarians in English public libraries in terms of salaries, employment level, participation in continuing education activities, reasons for taking an extended leave or quitting a job, and respondents' descriptions of an ideal job. (8 references) (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Employment Level, Females, Foreign Countries
City Univ. of New York, NY. Center for Advanced Study in Education. – 1987
The manual addresses the design and implementation of personnel practices for improving the preparation and performance of paraprofessionals who work with developmentally disabled persons in community-based settings. The first part of the manual describes components of a comprehensive system of career development (entry level positions, career…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Ladders, Community Programs, Community Services
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL. Office of Educational Accountability. – 1983
The Unified Classification and Compensation Plan of the Dade County (Florida) Public Schools consists of four interdependent activities that include: (1) developing and maintaining accurate job descriptions, (2) conducting evaluations that recommend job worth and grade, (3) developing and maintaining rates of compensation for job values, and (4)…
Descriptors: Administration, Compensation (Remuneration), Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Clarke, Robert; Gerrity, Thomas – Education, 1984
Recommends that, when a meaningful principal's job description is lacking, a cooperative approach involving the principal and superintendent or principal's immediate supervisor should be used to produce a mutually agreed-upon document containing tasks, priority rankings, and strategies. Provides method for determining the priority of each task.…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Cooperative Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Black, William K. – 1987
This Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) kit is based on information from 22 of the 71 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries that responded to a 1986 survey of 91 ARL academic libraries concerning the analysis of professional and non-professional positions, and on information collected from 17 additional libraries that…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrative Organization, Job Analysis, Library Personnel
Harrington, Penny E. – 2000
This document presents information, guidelines, and resource materials to help law enforcement administrators address issues related to recruiting and retaining women in law enforcement. Its 14 chapters contain the following sections: statement of the problem; legal issues; possible solutions, model policies, and practices; expert assistance,…
Descriptors: Awards, Career Ladders, Check Lists, Compliance (Legal)
King, James R. – 2000
The purpose of this report is to provide California community colleges with a statistical description of regional employment trends between 1991 and 1997. These trends are presented by one-, two-, and three-digit Standard Industrial Classification Codes (SIC) for each of the nine regions of the state: (1) the Bay Area; (2) the Central Coast; (3)…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Community Colleges, Economics, Education Work Relationship
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