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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly; Ben-Amram, Miri – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to reexamine the effect of internal school factors such as school violence and class size, and external school factors such as family socio-economic resources on student math achievements, based on the social ecological model, eliciting an integrative approach. Data were collected from an Israeli national database,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Leadership Role, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership
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Benoliel, Pascale – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
The present study purpose was to investigate the unique role and activities of school principals in managing their senior management team (SMT) boundaries. The study examined how school principals' internal and external activities mediate the relationship of principals' personal factors from the Big Five typology, the team and contextual…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Role, Administrator Role, Administrative Organization
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Somech, Anit; Oplatka, Izhar – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2009
Purpose: The current literature's call for a more ecological approach to violence theory, research, and practice stimulated the current study. This model postulates that teachers' willingness to engage in behaviors intended to tackle violence in school as part of their in-role duties (role breadth) will affect school violence. Specifically, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role, School Safety
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Boxer, Paul; Huesmann, L. Rowell; Dubow, Eric F.; Landau, Simha F.; Gvirsman, Shira Dvir; Shikaki, Khalil; Ginges, Jeremy – Child Development, 2013
Bronfenbrenner's (1979) ecological model proposes that events in higher order social ecosystems should influence human development through their impact on events in lower order social ecosystems. This proposition was tested with respect to ecological violence and the development of children's aggression via analyses of 3 waves of data (1 wave…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Conflict, Observation
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Marachi, Roxana; Avi Astor, Ron; Benbenishty, Rami – School Psychology International, 2007
The present study examines relations between school policy, teacher responses to violence and students' victimization outcomes as reported by teachers in a nationally representative sample of schools in Israel. Data were analysed using Structural Equations Modeling for the full sample of teachers, as well as group comparisons by school level,…
Descriptors: School Policy, Teacher Behavior, Violence, Victims of Crime
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Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami; Vinokur, Amiram D.; Zeira, Anat – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2006
This inquiry explores variables that predict elementary school students' fear of attending school due to school violence and their overall judgments of school violence as a problem. Using a nationally representative sample (Israel) of 5,472 elementary-school-aged children, this study tested the hypotheses that: (a) young students' personal fear…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Models, Gender Differences, Cultural Differences
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Gavriel-Fried, Belle; Ronen, Tammie; Agbaria, Qutaiba; Orkibi, Hod; Hamama, Liat – Youth & Society, 2018
Adolescence is a period of dramatic change that necessitates using skills and strengths to reduce physical aggression and increase happiness. This study examined the multiple facets of self-control skills in achieving both goals simultaneously, in a sample of 248 Arab adolescents in Israel. We conceptualized and tested a new multi-mediator model…
Descriptors: Self Control, Arabs, Adolescents, Structural Equation Models
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Levy, Michal; Gumpel, Thomas P. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study explores correlations between bystanders' intervention styles by means of the bullying circle model. Three aims were examined in this study. First, we reevaluated the number and type of bystander intervention styles in aggressive school incidents. Second, we examined the association between reports of relational aggression and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Intervention, Bullying, Prevention
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Marachi, Roxana; Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2007
Much of the research literature on school violence has focused narrowly on individual characteristics of troubled youth, without careful examination of contextual factors that might influence violence and victimization in school settings. This study examines the associations among Student Participation in Decision-Making in their Schools, Teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Characteristics, Victims of Crime, Student Participation
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Barber, Brian K. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1999
Investigated associations among involvement in political violence, family relations, and adolescent social and psychological functioning in Palestinian families in Israel. Found that childhood "Intifada" experience predicted increased antisocial behavior for adolescent males and females and depression for females 1 to 2 years after the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development