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Starr, Karen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
Over the past two decades, risk in education has stimulated increasing attention and prominence, with principals bearing responsibility and liability for "managing" risk in schools. As a consequence, compulsory risk compliance regimes have become increasingly complex, technical and time-consuming. This article focuses on the responses of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Risk Management, Educational Practices, Principals
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Alavi, Hamid Reza; Rahimipoor, Tahereh – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
The goal of this research was to understand the managers' value system, the students' moral development, and their relationship in the high schools and pre-universities of District One in Kerman City. The research method used was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population was composed of high school and pre-university managers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Leadership, Philosophy
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Lainas, Athanassios – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Directors of education in Greece operate at prefectural level and are the heads of the local directorates or bureaus of primary/secondary education. Because of the centralized character of the educational system, their role is restricted to facilitating the smooth operation of the local school system and implementing the national policy on school…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Stress Variables
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Berdrow, Iris – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
The role and responsibilities of the chair of an academic department in higher education is considered from the perspective of both actor and agent, within the context of the institution being served and the department being represented. The intent of this article is to further research on the role of department chair by analyzing it in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Department Heads, College Administration
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Tomas, Marina; Lavie, Jose Manuel; Duran, Maria del Mar; Guillamon, Cristina – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
In this article we summarize the most relevant findings from a research study that endeavours to incorporate a gender perspective in the study of university administration. The study analyses the role of women in both horizontal and vertical administrative structures in four Catalan universities, taking into account their expectations and…
Descriptors: Females, College Administration, Organizational Culture, Women Administrators
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Stocklin, Sacha – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
The rationale of this article is that schools and their leaders need to establish and formalize a system which focuses on integrating staff effectively into the organization's community and instituting esteem and competency. Competent educators in a professional community constitute two of the three dimensions that build the capacity to create…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hospitality Occupations, International Schools
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Cerit, Yusuf – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
This article examines the effects of servant leadership behaviours of primary school principals on teacher job satisfaction. The population of this study is 29 primary schools in Duzce, Turkey. Data were collected from 595 teachers working in primary schools in Duzce province of Turkey. Servant leadership behaviours of principals were determined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Schools
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Hallinger, Philip; Snidvongs, Kamontip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
The current focus on school leader preparation reflects the importance societies around the world are placing upon the goal of improving their educational systems. The investment of substantial new resources into leadership preparation and development activities is based upon "the belief that school leaders make a difference" in both the…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Organizational Theories, School Administration
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Rizvi, Meher – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
Following the initiation of educational reforms, this article reports on the different models of leadership that have emerged as being important for developing teacher professionalism in government primary schools in Karachi, Pakistan. The evidence from the case studies, reported in this article, illustrates that even within formalized government…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Leadership Training
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Briggs, Ann R. J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
This research examines the work of middle managers in English further education colleges holding a range of responsibilities. Case study research at four colleges drew on data from senior managers, middle managers and their teams, college documents and observation of meetings. The enquiry focused upon the aspects of role performed by the managers,…
Descriptors: College Students, Adult Education, College Environment, Middle Management
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Harvey, Janet A.; Beauchamp, Gary – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
In English schools, many responsibilities have been delegated downwards to "middle level leaders". National standards for subject leadership assume that middle leadership skills are generic and the literature largely agrees with this view. This article presents data from the first pilot enquiry within ARTSLAMP (Arts Leadership and…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Music Education, Music Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Mulford, Bill – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
This overview of some aspects of the environment shaping the direction and nature of research in educational leadership in Australia, the USA and the UK commences by outlining a number of broad societal pressures, moves to the more specific international and national governmental reviews of educational research and some responses to these reviews,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Global Approach
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Webb, Rosemary – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
Case study data from six primary schools are drawn upon to examine the reality of primary headteacher leadership. Three alternative theoretical models of leadership are used to analyse the ways in which it has changed since the Education Reform Act (1988) and the implications of these changes for leading teaching and learning. Prior to 1988…
Descriptors: Models, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Gorard, Stephen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
Research in education, and in educational leadership and management, has been heavily criticized in the UK for lack of quality and relevance. The criticism has led to a number of initiatives intended to ameliorate the situation, of which this special issue focusing on methods of investigation is a part. The article briefly considers the range of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement
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Levacic, Rosalind – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
There has been an increasing emphasis in educational policies, practices and professional development on the capacity of educational leadership to exert a causal impact on student cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes. If the strict criteria of counterfactual causality are adhered to no causal inference could be made about the effects of…
Descriptors: Statistical Studies, Research Methodology, Inferences, Instructional Leadership
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