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Boocock, Andrew – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leadership in the post-incorporation English further education system has not been distributed in nature, but transactional, driven by the external demands of funding and inspection regimes. However, in the light of the current rhetoric of localism in further education policy there is a view that distributed leadership would be an appropriate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Leadership, Inspection, Leadership Styles
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Dennis, Carol Azumah; Springbett, Octavia; Walker, Lizzie – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this paper, we work with the philosophy of Hannah Arendt to explore ethics and leadership in further education (FE), focusing on how leaders define the ethical compromises implied by austerity. Using questionnaires, interviews and observations we developed 10 case studies. It is not our intention to elaborate upon ethical leadership as a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Philosophy, Instructional Leadership, Continuing Education
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Forrest, Colin; Goodall, Janet; Hill, Ron; James, Chris – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In England, further education college and sixth form college governing bodies are required to appoint a clerk to administer and advise on governing procedure and practice. In this article we report research which aimed to understand and theorise about the role and the associated responsibilities. We analysed the relevant literatures, carried out a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Adult Education, National Surveys
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Forde, Christine; McMahon, Margery; Gronn, Peter; Martin, Margaret – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The use of coaching as a developmental methodology has been instituted as a way to develop leadership in schools in Scotland as elsewhere in the UK. While there are studies that examine the skills and impact of coaching, there is only limited discussion of the process of coaching and the role and experiences of the coaches. This article examines…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Principals, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries
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Bottery, Mike – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
The notion of sufficiency has not yet entered mainstream educational thinking, and it still has to make its mark upon educational leadership. However, a number of related concepts--particularly those of sustainability and complexity theory--are beginning to be noticed. This article examines these two concepts and uses them to critique the…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Sustainability, Fundamental Concepts, Concept Formation
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Coleman, Marianne – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
As part of the special edition recognizing the 40th anniversary of "Educational Management Administration & Leadership" this article reviews the coverage of leadership and diversity issues in the journal. The majority of articles concerning diversity have focused on gender, with attention turning to the wider concept of diversity since the year…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Literature Reviews, Bibliometrics
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Holyoke, Laura B.; Sturko, Patricia A.; Wood, Nathan B.; Wu, Lora J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
Higher education institutions need to be able to adapt to changes, which requires flexibility and learning. Researchers have questioned whether higher education institutions are learning organizations, a concept of which university faculty have been traditionally skeptical. This article describes a study of faculty perceptions about their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Adjustment (to Environment), Lifelong Learning
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Ogunbawo, Dolapo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
The provision of customized black and minority ethnic (BME) leadership courses and programmes is one of the measures being employed to address the under-representation of teachers and school leaders from minority ethnic backgrounds. This strategy has always attracted controversy as opinions have been divided about its value and benefits. Yet there…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Leadership, Instructional Leadership
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Bal, P. Matthijs; Visser, Michel S. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
This article investigates the factors influencing the motivation to continue working after retirement among a sample of Dutch teachers. Based on previous research, it was proposed that teachers will be motivated to work after their legal retirement age when organizational support, possibilities to change work roles and financial needs are high.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Retirement, Secondary School Teachers
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Foley, Annette – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
This article looks at how the neoliberal reform process is affecting the professional identity of frontline managers in the Australian vocational education and training sector. The article examines how frontline managers are required to negotiate their working practices between their understandings and experiences as educators and the new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Career Education
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Jones, Jeffrey – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
The Fast Track Teaching (FTT) programme in England, developed and funded by central government, is an accelerated leadership development programme designed for teachers in the early years of their careers. It was intended to promote their retention and rapid promotion in the profession through advancing their leadership skills. It provides a…
Descriptors: Interviews, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Participant Satisfaction
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Addi-Raccah, Audrey; Gavish, Yakov – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Since the wave of school reform decentralization, schools now maintain a more dynamic and diverse relationship with their environment than they did in the past. School principals' relationships with the local educational authority (LEA) are a prominent example of this change in Israel. LEAs try to gain more pedagogic influence over schools while…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, School Based Management, School Districts, Discriminant Analysis
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Moreland, Jan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
Much of the research into teacher appraisal and performance management has focused on the experience of the classroom teacher. In this article, I will: (1) concentrate on the perspectives of the senior managers in secondary schools; (2) consider their views of the purpose of performance management; (3) compare their methods of implementation of…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Performance Technology
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Prew, Martin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
The article posits a paradigm for school development (SD) in the context of a developing country, which is somewhat different from the dominant SD and school improvement (SI) paradigm in the West. Within this paradigm the norm of a school-parent engagement over pedagogical issues as in the West is replaced by imperatives based on full community…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries
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Vanhoof, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter; Verhoeven, Jef C.; Buvens, Ina – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
Schools are increasingly expected to take responsibility for aspects of educational quality assurance. The fact that the Flemish government requires its schools to conduct self-evaluations of their equal opportunities policies is an example of this. This article reports on the findings of a study that investigated the quality of these school…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Policy Formation, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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