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Adams, Adrian – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This study was designed to analyze non-principal staff supervisors' perceptions of PLC efforts, encouragements, and activities in the six dimensions of a professional learning community (PLC) characterized as shared and supportive leadership, shared values and vision, collaborative culture, a focus on learning, supportive relationships, and…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Administrator Attitudes, Communities of Practice, High Schools
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Wilson, Adrianne – International Journal of Teacher Leadership, 2016
The primary purpose of this research is to illuminate perceptions and lived experiences of secondary teachers through their involvement in a Professional Learning Community (PLC). Teachers' experiences within a PLC were examined for patterns of cultivated leadership. The second purpose of the study was to identify variables that either promote or…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Leadership, Professionalism, Secondary School Teachers
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Cansoy, Ramazan – International Education Studies, 2019
This systematic review aims to investigate the relationship between school principals' leadership behaviours and teachers' job satisfaction. With this purpose, studies that focused on this relationship in the literature were examined. Twenty-seven studies found in different databases (i.e. ERIC, WOS, SCOPUS and ULAKBIM) were included in the…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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Tan, Charlene – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
The article provides an explicit philosophical basis of a 'learning school' by delineating a Daoist interpretation. A learning school is characterised by a student-centred vision, supportive leadership as well as a culture of collaboration and critical inquiry. With reference to the "Daodejing," this paper expounds on the saliency of the…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Student Centered Learning, Cooperative Learning, Organizational Culture
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Vashdi, Dana R.; Levitats, Zehavit S.; Grimland, Shmuel – Learning Organization, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the relationship between behaviors associated with transformational leadership (TL) and the sub-processes of organizational learning (OL) and to explain these relationships based on the ability-motivation-opportunity (AMO) framework. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires assessing leadership behaviors and…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Employees, Leadership Qualities, Organizational Culture
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Dickhäuser, Oliver; Janke, Stefan; Daumiller, Martin; Dresel, Markus – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Background: Teachers' achievement goal orientations are known to affect teachers' beliefs and behaviour. In contrast, we know relatively little on how school climate is associated with teachers' achievement goals, even though theoretical ideas can be derived from self-determination theory and empirical research on the impact of goal structures.…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Goal Orientation, Self Determination, Educational Objectives
Nsubuga-Mugoa, Josephine Kayaga – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Knowledge management (KM) is vital for an organization to succeed in a highly dynamic and competitive world. The purpose of this multiple case study was to explore strategies that managers of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) use to effectively integrate KM into business practices. The study population comprised 5 managers from 2 SMEs…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Small Businesses, Foreign Countries, Administrators
Brown, Paula D.; Finch, Kim S.; MacGregor, Cynthia – Online Submission, 2012
This study compared relevant data and information about leadership and learning cultures in different sizes and types of high schools. Research was conducted using a quantitative design with a qualitative element. Quantitative data were gathered using a researcher-created survey. Independent sample t-tests were conducted to analyze the means of…
Descriptors: Leadership, School Culture, High Schools, School Size
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Zhu, Chang – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
Higher education institutions are evolving and technology often plays a central role in their transformations. Educational changes benefit from a supportive environment. The study examines the relationship between organisational culture and teachers' perceptions of and responses to technology-enhanced innovation among Chinese universities. A…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Technology, Educational Innovation, Teacher Surveys
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Hedley, Darren; Cai, Ru; Uljarevic, Mirko; Wilmot, Mathilda; Spoor, Jennifer R.; Richdale, Amanda; Dissanayake, Cheryl – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
To improve employment outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder, it is necessary to identify factors associated with successful transition to work from the perspectives of the individual and from those who work with or support them. This study involved focus groups with adults with autism spectrum disorder (n = 9) participating in a 3-year…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults, Focus Groups
Slatton, Sarah – ProQuest LLC, 2011
For many years special education was not a priority for principals because most special needs children did not attend public school or were not identified as having a disability. However, recent changes in federal and state education legislation require that all public schools show growth in student academic achievement for all children, including…
Descriptors: High Schools, Special Education Teachers, Instructional Leadership, Special Education
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Roderick, Erin; Jung, Adrian Woo – Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 2012
School administrators fall short of supporting special education teachers due to a lack of knowledge of and experience in special education. The purpose of this study was to identify and compare leadership behaviors perceived as supportive by special education teachers and school site administrators. Data collection involved a survey instrument…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Special Education, Teachers, Knowledge Level
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Li, Yang; Tu, Chia-Ching – English Language Teaching, 2018
This research shows the development and influencing factors of high school English teachers' evaluation of professional learning community in Changchun, China. Followed Olivier and Hipp & Huffma's research, the teacher professional learning community evaluation questionnaire was developed by the researchers. 422 English teachers in Changchun…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Communities of Practice
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Woulfin, Sarah; Gabriel, Rachael E. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2020
Drawing on the literature on infrastructure for implementing instructional improvement, the authors explain the role of three infrastructural pillars for reading instruction. They discuss how curriculum, professional development, and leadership are mutually supportive, thus illuminating the pillars for reading reform at the classroom, school, and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Program Implementation, Reading Programs, Professional Development
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Andy-Wali, Hope Adanne; Wali, Andy Fred – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
This study investigates the impact of lecturers' leadership practices on students' experiences of participation within a case university in the UK's HE sector. The qualitative phenomenological research strategy, specifically the focus group interview approach, was used for data collection. Two key focus group interviews were conducted with a total…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Experience, Teacher Leadership
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