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White, Bradford R.; Brown, Kathleen S.; Hunt, Erika; Klostermann, Brenda K. – Illinois Education Research Council, 2011
This report, the third in an IERC series on public school principals in Illinois, summarizes the results of a survey of 877 Illinois public school principals conducted by the IERC in November 2010. The purpose of the survey, and of this report, is to provide policymakers and the public with a better understanding of the important role principals…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Evaluation, Job Satisfaction, Principals
Luckett, W. K., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This investigation focused on identifying model foundational strategies to assist Canton Public School District (CPSD) officials in recruiting new teachers, successfully hiring them, and then retaining them the district. Located within the boundaries of the city of Canton, Mississippi, CSPD is geographically located in the central portion of the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Selection, Teacher Persistence
James, Diann C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this multi-method qualitative study was to collect data for a future development of an in-service training program for new teachers employed by Lake Forest Academy (pseudonym). New teachers of children with special educational needs faced challenges teaching in this Middle East country in addition to those faced by the new general…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Qualitative Research, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement
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Bidyuk, Natalya; Oleskova, Halyna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
This article deals with the study of current status and prospects for development of nursing professions in Germany. It outlines the classification of "Healthcare Professions" and "Healthcare and Nursing Professions", which are also identified with "Nursing Professions". Besides, such concepts as "nursing",…
Descriptors: Nursing, Foreign Countries, Classification, Employment Qualifications
Fernandes-Alcantara, Adrienne L. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
This report provides current and historical labor force information about young people ages 16 to 24. In general, youth have a lower rate of labor force participation, and those who are in the labor force are less likely to gain employment than older workers. On the labor supply side, young people are making greater investments in education by…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Young Adults, Labor Force, Labor Market
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Barmao-Kiptanui, Catherine; Kindiki, Jonah Nyaga; Lelan, Joseph K. – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2015
Teenage pregnancy and motherhood is a concern in both developed and developing countries and is a complex reality of contemporary society however the re-entry of teenage mothers into the school system continues to demand attention as society's negative attitude towards pregnant girls and teenage mothers persists. Those who do return to school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Early Parenthood, Academic Achievement
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Berg, David A. G.; Gunn, Alexandra C.; Hill, Mary F.; Haigh, Mavis – Higher Education Research and Development, 2016
In this article we use cultural-historical activity theory to explore the place of research in the work of New Zealand university-based teacher educators (TEs). We consider how aspirations for a research-informed initial teacher education are served by New Zealand universities' recruitment practices and TEs' actual work. We suggest that TEs value…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Barriers, Semi Structured Interviews
Scott-Bracey, Pamela – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to explore the alignment of soft skills sought by current business IS entry-level employers in electronic job postings, with the integration of soft skills in undergraduate business information systems (IS) syllabi of public four-year universities in Texas. One hundred fifty job postings were extracted from two major…
Descriptors: Skill Analysis, Job Skills, Job Search Methods, Computer Mediated Communication
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Al-Din, Hesham Moustafa Kamal; Abouzid, Mohamed Mahmoud – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study aimed to identify the implementing degree of Total Quality Management (TQM) principals by Academic Departmental Heads (ADH) at the Najran University from faculty members' perspectives. It also aimed to determine significant differences between the average estimate of sample section of faculty members about the implementing degree of TQM…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Program Implementation, Department Heads
Hezel Associates, 2015
In February 2015, the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and the Business-Higher Education Forum announced a partnership to create over 100,000 new applied learning opportunities for SUNY students. This effort falls in line with Chancellor Zimpher's goal of ensuring that every SUNY student enrolled in an academic…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Experiential Learning, State Universities
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MacNeill, Neil; Cavanagh, Rob – Management in Education, 2013
In many jurisdictions school leaders are being placed under increased accountability and stress, which then affects their ability to address the real issue of education--improving students' learning. Flow Theory, developed by the Hungarian-American psychologist Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, has a high degree of relevance to the issue of the way modern…
Descriptors: Theories, Principals, Leadership Role, Interviews
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LaBelle, Chris; Anderson-Wilk, Mark; Emanuel, Robert – Journal of Extension, 2011
This article looks at how Extension faculty and administrators perceive digital scholarship in relation to their institutions' reward systems. Our survey data suggest that even when land-grant institutions have policies in place to reward alternative or new forms of scholarship, these policies are often unclear or inaccessible, are not reflected…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Rewards, Incentives, Extension Education
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Nash, Julie A.; Wright, Dianne A. – Journal of Research Administration, 2013
A study to construct a profile of the Chief Research Officer (CRO) was conducted through aggregation of data through a survey instrument distributed to CROs at 240 Carnegie Classified research institutions. Resumes of CROs were voluntarily submitted and job descriptions were obtained and content analyzed. The career pathways and the profile of the…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Research Administration, Database Management Systems, Administrator Attitudes
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Hadromi; Rachman, Maman; Soesanto; Kartana, Tri Jaka – International Education Studies, 2015
The purpose of this research is to develop automotive Mechanical Technology Skill Program (TMO) in Vocational School. The Research and Development (R&D) object was done in SMK 1, 4 and 7 Semarang, Indonesia. The result was achieved productivity Practical Management Final Model at TMO skill Program in Vocational school named momanticproter.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Auto Mechanics
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Al-Alawi, Adel Ismail; Abdulmohsen, Muna; Al-Malki, Fatema Mohamed; Mehrotra, Arpita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore barriers to the change management in the public sector of educational institutions such as public schools of the Ministry of Education in the GCC countries. The exploration of the research is based on the ADKAR change management model that consists of five key elements, which are awareness, desire,…
Descriptors: Barriers, Educational Change, Public Schools, Networks
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