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Ellis, Jason; Yoon, Ee-Seul – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
This article examines the transformation over time of alternative secondary school programs in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC). It approaches school choice from a historical standpoint, to make the point that today's choice policies are neither entirely recent nor entirely neoliberal in origin. Instead, they are built on past precedent and policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, School Choice, School Districts
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Lambert, Monique; Bouchamma, Yamina – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
The school principal is responsible for transmitting mission, vision, and values in and out the school, with a stronger, clearer emphasis for the success and well-being of students. Competency standard is defined as a guide that names the behaviours expected for the directions to do an effective job in their schools. This article presents the…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility, Administrator Qualifications
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Michaud, Craig Kenneth; Stelmach, Bonnie – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
Researchers have identified challenges for sexual minority individuals in schools; however, attention to lesbian and gay parents' experiences with their children's schools has not been given. We used a qualitative case study involving one identified gay couple and one identified lesbian couple to document their experiences and relationships…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Parents, Experience, Parent School Relationship
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Laitsch, Daniel; Younghusband, Christine Ho – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
This replication-extension study (Earley & Galluzzo, 2015) examined the information seeking activities of British Columbia (BC) school trustees in an effort to understand the transmission of research. Trustees were asked to identify the sources they used for acquiring research and information in the process of decision-making. The frequency of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trustees, Research Utilization, Information Seeking
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Beveridge, Dan; McKenzie, Marcia; Aikens, Kathleen; Strobbe, Kaitlin M. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
This paper reports on the first nationwide census examining sustainability uptake in policy initiatives in Canadian K-12 education. Included in the study are each of Canada's 13 provincial and territorial ministries of education, and all 374 public school divisions across the country. Sustainability was defined as including, at minimum,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Sustainability
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Copp, Derek – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
One of the major functions of large-scale assessment is educational accountability. The expectation for the improvement of instruction based on test results is called "professional accountability" and it is built into provincial assessment policies across Canada. This study asked teachers to self-report on instructional changes they have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, State Policy, Educational Policy
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Hurley, Noel; Seifert, Tim; Sheppard, Bruce – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
The participants in this study were teachers and students of a large school district located on the east coast of Canada. We distributed surveys to 1,514 teachers across 84 schools and received 1,423 usable surveys for a return rate of 94%. At the time of the second data collection, three years later, 1574 teachers from 78 schools agreed to…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Communities of Practice, School Districts, Factor Analysis
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Peter, Tracey – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
This study examines the influence of religious affiliation on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two spirit, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ)-inclusive practices. Using data from a national survey of educators from pre-kindergarten to grade 12, multivariate analyses of variance models were employed in order to test the effects of religious affiliation…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Homosexuality
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Massouti, Ayman – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
The purpose of this article is to advance a proposal for the analysis of how inclusive education policies in Ontario schools are adopted. In particular, I use the notion of "Policy Enactment" to re-conceptualize the processes of putting inclusive education policies into practice. The argument is that the traditional…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices
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Wang, Fei; Pollock, Katina; Hauseman, Cameron – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
This study examines principals' job satisfaction in relation to their work intensification. Frederick Herzberg's two-factor theory was used to shed light on how motivating and maintenance factors affect principals' job satisfaction. Logistic multiple regressions were used in the analysis of survey data that were collected from 2,701 elementary and…
Descriptors: Principals, Job Satisfaction, Faculty Workload, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Holden, Michael; Kitchen, Julian – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
Equitable representation is an ongoing challenge for Canadian teacher education. While university educators recognize that a diverse teaching force supports both student outcomes and teacher retention, various groups--including first-generation students, students with disabilities, students of Aboriginal descent, and other racialized…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Disproportionate Representation, Access to Education, Equal Education
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Osmond-Johnson, Pamela – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
Drawing on data from a larger doctoral study, this paper specifically explores influences on the discourses of professionalism amongst a sample of highly engaged teachers within the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO). The study is rooted in the assumption that discourse takes shape within a highly politicized system of socialization…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Elementary School Teachers, Socialization, Politics of Education
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Tamtik, Merli – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
International education has become an increasingly important, yet complex policy sector in Canada. When shared responsibilities and competing interests exist across governments and educational institutions, the need for policy coordination emerges. This study focuses on the province of Manitoba and its policy coordination practices in K-12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Educational Policy, Power Structure
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Bartlett, Nadine – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
Children and youth with mental disorders require support from multiple service providers, and therefore intersectoral collaboration is required. Community schools, as accessible hubs, with broad-based partnerships, may provide the conditions that foster much needed intersectoral collaboration for this population of students. In order to examine…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, At Risk Students, Cooperation
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Shah, Vidya – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2018
As an urban district reform for equity, the Model Schools for Inner Cities (MSIC) Program in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) was founded as a response to inequities in the city and opportunity gaps among groups of students. This study critically explores the equity discourses among various stakeholders in the MSIC Program between 2004-14,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
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