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Okunnu, Folakemi O. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the leadership behavior of principals and selected academic and non-academic institutional factors. The purpose was also to examine the predictability of principals' leadership behaviors using selected academic and non-academic institutional factors. More specifically, this study is…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Principals, Predictor Variables, Accountability
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Goff, Peter Trabert; Mavrogordato, Madeline; Goldring, Ellen – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2012
Notable differences in leadership practices in charter and public schools have been documented, as have differences in teacher attributes between these schooling sectors. Given that teachers are not distributed to charter and public schools at random but rather select (and are selected by) these institutions, we ask: To what extent do differences…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Characteristics, School Personnel, Instructional Leadership
Rinck, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There are gaps in the literature between implementation research and organizational learning describing how local school systems successfully implement initiatives that change practices within school sites. Until recently, there has been a pattern for federal and state policies to overlook the role of the local school district in impacting school…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Program Implementation, School Districts
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Ham, Seung-Hwan; Duyar, Ibrahim; Gumus, Sedat – Australian Journal of Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the possible effects of the simultaneous inclusion of self and other ratings of principal instructional leadership on teachers' self-efficacy beliefs. Special attention was given to the case where principal and teacher ratings were incongruent and exhibited a self-other rating disagreement regarding the…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Evaluation
Loyce, Onyali Chiedozie; Victor, Akinfolarin Akinwale – Online Submission, 2017
This study ascertained the principals' application of instructional leadership practices for secondary school effectiveness in Oyo State. Two research questions guided the study and two null hypotheses were tested. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised 8,701 which were made of 969…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Sampling, Questionnaires
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, 2021
A recent synthesis of research from the last two decades confirms that principals can have a significant impact on student learning outcomes, accelerating annual student learning by more than two months. Effective principals focus on high-leverage instructional activities, build a productive culture and climate, facilitate collaboration and…
Descriptors: Principals, Supervisors, Administrator Effectiveness, Capacity Building
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Goddard, Roger; Goddard, Yvonne; Kim, Eun Sook; Miller, Robert – American Journal of Education, 2015
Principals' instructional leadership may support the degree to which teachers work together to improve instruction, and together leadership and teacher collaboration may contribute to school effectiveness by strengthening collective efficacy beliefs. We found a significant direct effect of leadership on teacher collaboration. Further, leadership…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Collaboration, Self Efficacy
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Parlar, Hanifi; Cansoy, Ramazan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between school administrators' instructional leadership behaviours, and organizational health of schools. The participants were 538 teachers working in elementary, middle and high schools located in the Umraniye district of Istanbul. The data was gathered through the "School Principals'…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Organizational Climate, Educational Environment, Principals
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Skaalvik, Cecilie – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The current study explored relations between principal self-efficacy for instructional leadership, emotional exhaustion, engagement, and motivation to quit the work as a principal. Participants in the study were 340 principals in elementary school and high school in five randomly selected counties in Norway. The theoretical frameworks for the…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Burnout
Steele, Gayle – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Because of public concern over the effectiveness of our schools, a new evaluation system was put in place to hold principals and teachers directly accountable for student academic achievement. Part of this evaluation included student performance on state assessments. The purpose of this qualitative study sought to examine how the transformation…
Descriptors: Principals, Transformational Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Attitudes
Schindler, Kerry Andrew – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The primary purpose of the present study was to determine if a relationship existed between perceived instructional leadership behaviors of high school principals and student academic achievement. A total of 124 principals and 410 teachers representing 75 high school campuses completed the School Leadership Behaviors Survey (SLBS), an instrument…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, English, Language Arts
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Ng, Foo Seong David; Nguyen, Thanh Dong; Wong, Koon Siak Benjamin; Choy, Kim Weng William – School Leadership & Management, 2015
This paper presents a review of the literature on principal instructional leadership in Singapore. The authors investigated the dimensions of instructional leadership in the practices of Singapore principals and highlighted the strategies these leaders adopt to enact their instructional roles. Singapore principals were found to play an active role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Educational Practices, Literature Reviews
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Chen, Junjun; Guo, Wei – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This paper reports on a study that examined the effect of school principals' emotional intelligence, and their instructional leadership, on improving teachers' instructional strategies. A sample of 534 primary teachers from 54 primary schools in China was approached and invited to respond to a questionnaire. Structural equation modelling…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Educational Strategies
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Tian, Meng; Huber, Stephan Gerhard – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the development of educational leadership, administration and management (EdLAM) research by identifying thematic strands that hallmark key publications and synthesise major research findings and limitations. Design/methodology/approach: This study combines bibliometric and content analysis methods…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Bibliometrics, School Administration
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Herrmann, Mariesa; Clark, Melissa; James-Burdumy, Susanne; Tuttle, Christina; Kautz, Tim; Knechtel, Virginia; Dotter, Dallas; Wulsin, Claire Smither; Deke, John – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2019
The four appendices in this report accompany the full report "The Effects of a Principal Professional Development Program Focused on Instructional Leadership. NCEE 2020-0002," (ED599489). They include: (1) The Study's Principal Professional Development Program; (2) Study Design, Data Collection, and Analytic Methods; (3) Supplemental…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Principals, Elementary Schools, Program Effectiveness
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