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Huber, Stephan; Tulowitzki, Pierre; Hameyer, Uwe – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2017
This article looks at the role of school leadership vis-à-vis the curriculum. First, it offers a brief overview of school leadership in Germany. Next, curriculum development and curriculum research in Germany is briefly recapped. We present empirical data on school leadership preferences, strain experience, and practices as to curriculum work.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Leadership Role, Curriculum Development
Phillips, Abigail L. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
Leadership is an often-misunderstood word, especially in the context of libraries. With multiple definitions for the word "leadership" and vast numbers of leadership styles, it can be difficult to identity what exactly is meant when discussing library leadership. This literature review brings together 10 years of scholarly research on…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Leadership, Literature Reviews, Educational Research
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Wenner, Julianne A.; Campbell, Todd – Review of Educational Research, 2017
In the current review, we examined teacher leadership research completed since York-Barr and Duke published the seminal review on teacher leadership in 2004. The review was undertaken to examine how teacher leadership is defined, how teacher leaders are prepared, their impact, and those factors that facilitate or inhibit teacher leaders' work.…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Literature Reviews, Definitions, Teacher Education
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Lamm, Kevan W.; Carter, Hannah S.; Lamm, Alexa J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2016
Although the term interpersonal leadership has been well established within the literature, there remains a dearth of theoretically derived models that specifically address the comprehensive nature of the underlying leader behaviors and activities. The intent of the present article is to attempt to synthesize the existent leadership models,…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Leadership Styles, Interpersonal Relationship, Models
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Oplatka, Izhar; Arar, Khalid – Review of Education, 2017
As most of the scholarship about educational leadership and management refers to developed countries, our aim in this review is to systematically collect, document, scrutinise and critically analyse at time of writing date research on educational leadership in Arab countries and to identify the key strengths and weaknesses in the research…
Descriptors: Arabs, Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Educational Research
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Valli, Linda; Stefanski, Amanda; Jacobson, Reuben – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
School-community partnerships have shown promise as an educational reform effort. In these partnerships, schools expand their traditional educational mission to include health and social services for children and families and to involve the broader community. Such partnerships have been found to enhance student learning, strengthen schools and…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Models, Social Capital
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Kiersch, Christa; Peters, Janet – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
Developing undergraduate student leaders who are authentic in their leadership and who have a drive to serve and support those around them is not only good for the students and their host schools, but arguably good for students' future employers and even the future of our society. Our goal is to determine how such student leaders could be…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Leadership, Leadership Training, Leadership Styles
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Saarivirta, Toni; Kumpulainen, Kristiina – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide national information on school autonomy, leadership and student achievements in Finland. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is a literature review on Finnish studies focusing on school autonomy, leadership and student achievement. The studies have been reviewed on the basis of a content…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Autonomy, Academic Achievement, Literature Reviews
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Karadag, Engin; Bektas, Fatih; Çogaltay, Nazim; Yalçin, Mikail – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2015
In this meta-analysis study, different leadership styles were combined, and the relationship between educational leadership and student achievement was analyzed. In the literature review, 57 research articles/dissertations, independent from one another, were brought together, and 28,964 study subjects were included in the sample group. The results…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles, Academic Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Tian, Meng; Risku, Mika; Collin, Kaija – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This article provides a meta-analysis of research conducted on distributed leadership from 2002 to 2013. It continues the review of distributed leadership commissioned by the English National College for School Leadership (NCSL) ("Distributed Leadership: A Desk Study," Bennett et al., 2003), which identified two gaps in the research…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Evidence, Educational Theories, Transformational Leadership
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Gumus, Sedat; Bellibas, Mehmet Sukru; Esen, Murat; Gumus, Emine – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study is to reveal the extent to which different leadership models in education are studied, including the change in the trends of research on each model over time, the most prominent scholars working on each model, and the countries in which the articles are based. The analysis of the related literature was conducted by first…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Educational Research
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Forthun, Gracie; Freeman, Sydney, Jr. – Community College Enterprise, 2017
The community college systems of the United States are currently facing a leadership crisis; existing administrators are retiring at greater rates. And there is concern that there are not enough qualified individuals to replace leaders who are retiring, which is a substantial concern to individuals particularly in the community college educational…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Management Development, Educational Trends
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Waite, Alina M. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2014
Purpose: The aim of this study is to review published articles within the HRD and related fields to identify relationships between disparate streams of research (leadership and innovation and sustainability). Design/methodology/approach: Academic research supports the complex relationships between leadership and innovation and leadership and…
Descriptors: Innovation, Sustainability, Leadership, Labor Force Development
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Tibbs, Sandra; Green, Mark T.; Gergen, Esther; Montoya, Jared A. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2016
Within the empirical literature related to leadership, female leaders are regularly rated higher on dimensions such as being transformational and being effective. Some studies have found that gender plays a role in the follower-leader relationship, and this interaction can be assessed. An emerging model of leadership is authentic leadership. This…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Females, Leadership Styles, Questionnaires
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Bush, Tony; Glover, Derek – School Leadership & Management, 2014
The growth in the importance of school leadership has been accompanied by theory development, with new models emerging and established approaches being redefined and further developed. The purpose of this paper is to review current and recent writing on leadership models. The paper examines theoretical literature, to see how leadership is…
Descriptors: Models, Leadership Styles, Literature Reviews, Concept Formation
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