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Haiyan, Qian; Walker, Allan; Xiaowei, Yang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
A positive teacher learning culture is important to effect meaningful changes in schools. Literature has established that successful school leaders can build and nurture learning cultures among teachers. However, less is known about how school leaders can shape the culture and make learning conditions happen at the schools in the Chinese education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Schools, School Culture
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Li, Lijuan; Hallinger, Philip; Walker, Allan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This study attempted to identify effects of trust between principal leadership and teacher professional learning in Hong Kong primary schools. To verify the potential mediating effects of trust as a component of school capacity, survey data with a sample of 970 teachers from 32 local primary schools was used. Two questionnaires were combined to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology), Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Walker, Allan; Bryant, Darren; Lee, Moosung – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article illuminates major features of high-quality leadership programmes across different education systems. We do so by focusing on capturing commonalities and variations in high-quality pre-service programmes from five differing societies, all of which are high-performing education systems. To this end, we first delineate key profiles of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Profiles, Leadership Training, Administrator Education
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Zheng, Yulian; Walker, Allan; Chen, Shuangye – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article analyses the continuities and changes in principal development in mainland China over the past two decades by assessing the role of the state in shaping principal development over this period. The article outlines and analyses the 14 key policies that have shaped the practice of principal development. The main changes identified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Education, Government Role
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Walker, Allan; Shuangye, Chen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2007
This article proposes that effective leadership in intercultural schools requires authentic understanding and related action; and that this can only be sought through a dedication to ongoing leadership learning. After briefly introducing the metaphor of authentic leadership, outlining the influence of culture on school leadership and the context…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Cultural Influences, Instructional Leadership, Role
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Walker, Allan; Dimmock, Clive – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2004
This article addresses the international positioning and role of the National College for School Leadership (NCSL). The article argues that the college stands as an initiator, exporter, importer and disseminator of leadership research and practice and that the role it adopts in regard to these will determine its international influence. The first…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Role Perception, College Role