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Kalkan, Fatma – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
This research uses relational survey method to determine the relationship between professional learning community, bureaucratic structure and organisational trust according to the perceptions of teachers who work in primary education schools. Data were collected from 805 teachers who work in primary education schools in the districts (Altindag,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Surveys, Communities of Practice
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Kilinç, Ali Çagatay; Kosar, Serkan; Er, Emre; Ögdem, Zeki – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between bureaucratic school structures and teachers' self-efficacy. Participants included 252 teachers from 15 primary schools in Ankara, Turkey. Mean, standard deviation, correlation, and regression analyses were conducted. Results indicated that bureaucratic school structures and teacher…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Administrative Organization, Elementary School Teachers, Correlation
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Chingara, Remigio; Heystek, Jan – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how principals, deputy principals, heads of departments (HoDs) and teachers as leaders exercise their agency within and through the organisational structure of their schools to improve academic quality. Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted in the wider context of school-based…
Descriptors: Principals, Assistant Principals, Department Heads, Teacher Leadership
Lennon, Patricia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This researcher examined the relationship of bureaucratic structure to school climate by means of an exploratory factor analysis of a measure of bureaucracy developed by Hoy and Sweetland (2000) and the four dimensional measure of climate developed by Hoy, Smith, and Sweetland (2002). Since there had been no other empirical studies whose authors…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Validity, Factor Analysis, Administrative Organization
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Fong, Kelley; Faude, Sarah – Sociology of Education, 2018
School choice policies necessarily impose registration timelines, constraining access to schools of choice for students who register late. Drawing on administrative data, survey data, and interviews with 33 parents in Boston, we find that late registration is common and highly stratified: Nearly half of black kindergarteners miss the first…
Descriptors: School Choice, School Registration, Access to Education, Parents
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Aravena, Felipe – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2016
In this paper will be analysed three different educational contexts for preparing school principals such as Australia, England and the United States. This study analyses the professional development of academic leadership in the countries previously mentioned in order to apply the successful aspects to the Chilean education system, a system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Principals, Administrator Education
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Kim, Taeyeon – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
This paper argues that the 'new governance' narrative should be revised and modified to reflect context-specific details of the policy sector and styles of government. I discuss the modified network governance narrative, including how the theory of bureaucracy informs the function of network governance. I then apply it to analyze a case study of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Public Policy, Educational Policy
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Cho, Vincent; Wayman, Jeffrey C. – Journal of School Leadership, 2015
Despite the importance of computerization to data use, little is known about the work of a central office when it comes to preparing for and implementing computer data systems. This study illuminates such work by drawing upon interviews and observations collected in three school districts over 11 months. We describe how central offices thought…
Descriptors: Central Office Administrators, Computer Uses in Education, Information Systems, Program Implementation
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Börü, Nese – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine the organizational and environmental contexts that affect the distributed leadership behaviours of school principals working in primary schools in Turkey. A phenomenological research approach has been adopted and data was collected via semi-structured interviews conducted with 15 primary school principals.…
Descriptors: Principals, Participative Decision Making, Leadership, Foreign Countries
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Hillier, Amy; Kroehle, Kel; Edwards, Hazel; Graves, Giana – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Research on the experiences of trans youth has generally emphasized their disparate risk for negative educational, housing, and health outcomes. While drawing attention to very real vulnerabilities, these depictions can represent trans youth as one-dimensional passive victims. Some recent research draws on resiliency theory and offers a…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, LGBTQ People, Resilience (Psychology), High School Students
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Nurkholis; Zauhar, Soesilo; Muluk, M. R. Khairul; Setyowati, Endah – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2020
The existence of mono-loyalty in the simultaneous system of centralization and decentralization in Indonesia is used by the authorities to control the bureaucratic structure. Several problems occur in personnel management, however. The existence of mono-loyalty also has implications for regional employment patterns. The changes in staffing…
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Personnel Management, Geographic Regions, Local Government
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Mabachi, Natabhona M.; Quiason, Marcy; Doan, Alesha E.; Carlson, Juliana – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background/Aim: Developing a comprehensive prevention strategy requires a coordinated effort among campus stakeholders. Creating a campus sexual assault prevention task force consisting of key stakeholders is a way to ensure coordinated and sustainable prevention efforts. Understanding how to convene and maintain an effective campus prevention…
Descriptors: Rape, Prevention, Advisory Committees, Barriers
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Pekince Kardas, Dilek – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2019
This research aims to understand the perceptions of a group of secondary school teachers and principals regarding the place of academic achievement within the bureaucratic accountability structure. The research focus is, from the educators' perspectives, to what extent the Ministry of National Education holds them and their schools accountable for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Principals
Brennan, Jason; Magness, Phillip – Oxford University Press, 2019
Academics extol high-minded ideals, such as serving the common good and promoting social justice. Universities aim to be centers of learning that find the best and brightest students, treat them fairly, and equip them with the knowledge they need to lead better lives. But as Jason Brennan and Phillip Magness show in "Cracks in the Ivory…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Ethics, Universities, Incentives
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Basar, Gulsun; Altinay, Zehra; Dagli, Gokmen; Altinay, Fahriye – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This study involves the assessment of the quality management models in Higher Education by explaining the importance of quality in higher education and by examining the higher education quality assurance system practices in other countries. The qualitative study was carried out with the members of the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Models
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