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Thien, Lei Mee; Chan, Sui Yin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
This study aims to validate Western-based distributed leadership and teacher academic optimism scales in the Malaysian primary school context. This study further examined the relationships between distributed leadership and teacher academic optimism as well as each dimension of teacher academic optimism. Data were collected from 442 primary school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participative Decision Making, Power Structure, Elementary School Teachers
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Mansor, Azlin Norhaini; Hamid, Aida Hanim A.; Medina, Nitce Isa; Vikaraman, Sharmini Siva; Abdul Wahab, Jamalul Lail; Mohd Nor, Mohamed Yusoff; Alias, Bity Salwana – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
This research examined leadership practices in the unique context of primary schools with smaller levels of enrolment, specifically small schools in Malaysia. These are schools with an enrolment of up to 150 students that are primarily located in rural areas. This study explored the challenges encountered by experienced head teachers of such…
Descriptors: Small Schools, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Elementary School Students
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Alazmi, Ayeshah Ahmed; Al-Mahdy, Yasser F. Hendawy – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Scholars have asserted that a school principal's authentic leadership can raise the engagement of teachers under their charge. This paper delves into this consideration, within the context of Kuwaiti educational reform, by investigating the extent to which principal authentic leadership (PAL) affects teacher engagement (TE) by enhancing their…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
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Vermeulen, Marjan; Kreijns, Karel; Evers, Arnoud T. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Despite the fact that innovative behaviour of teachers is important for the quality of teaching in our knowledge society, there is still little research into leadership and organizational factors that influence teachers' innovative behaviour. By combining self-concept leadership theory, social exchange theory and a hierarchical model of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Transformational Leadership, Educational Quality, Innovation
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Aravena, Felipe – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Principal succession is an inevitable phenomenon in school systems. Given the relevance of principal succession for leadership quality and school improvement, there has been a lack of research in recent decades that has synthesized principal succession. This study aims to review the literature from 2003 to 2019 on principal succession in schools.…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrative Change, Program Evaluation, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Thien, Lei Mee – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
The extent to which the Principal Instructional Management Rating Scale (PIMRS) is sensitive and appropriate to be used in different cultural contexts remains underexplored in the literature. To address this research gap, this study attempts to validate a Malay language version of PIMRS by assessing convergent, discriminant, and criterion validity…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Indonesian Languages, Test Construction, Rating Scales
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Bellibas, Mehmet Sükrü; Polatcan, Mahmut; Kilinç, Ali Çagatay – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
This paper examines the effects of instructional leadership on the change in teachers' classroom practices, with the mediating role of shared practice and learning effectiveness. The study employed a cross-sectional survey design, using quantitative methods. Confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling were used to analyze the…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Wanjiru, Jenestar – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The concepts of 'leadership' and 'inclusion' continue to attract much attention in educational discourses; however, not many studies have explored their connection in schools serving conflict-affected communities where displacement and fragmentation of families risks the access, participation and achievement of many young people in education. This…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Inclusion, Conflict, Access to Education
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Amels, Judith; Krüger, Meta L.; Suhre, Cor J. M.; van Veen, Klaas – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Although it is generally known that distributed leadership is relevant for reinforcing teachers' capacity to change, how leadership roles are distributed among teachers largely depends on how principals perceive distributed leadership. Specifying principals' perceptions and how these are related to teachers' capacity to change leads to theories…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Teachers, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Wills, Gabrielle; van der Berg, Servaas – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This paper describes a process to develop and trial new metrics in South Africa to quantify school leadership and management practices or processes that are considered theoretically related to literacy outcomes. The predictive validity of these measures is assessed in challenging contexts, including 60 township and rural primary schools in South…
Descriptors: Leadership, School Administration, Literacy, Rural Schools
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Reyes, Vicente Chua, Jr. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This qualitative research inquiry explores how school leaders shape their identities while navigating incessant and seemingly endless school transformations. The central questions addressed are the following: how do school leaders make sense of their identities in rapid periods of reform? And how do they view themselves in new educational…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Identification (Psychology), Principals, Self Concept
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Zhang, Sen; Bowers, Alex J.; Mao, Yaqing – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Teachers' voice behaviour plays a critical role in school reform by providing constructive suggestions to promote teaching, students' learning and school management. This study investigates how and under what conditions principals' authentic leadership contributes to teachers' voice behaviour. Data collected from 982 teachers in 38 primary schools…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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Cheng, Eric C. K. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The objective of this paper is to determine the extent to which adopting Nonaka's SECI knowledge-creation processes enhances strategic planning capacity in the context of Hong Kong school education. A quantitative questionnaire survey is conducted to examine the predictive effects of the knowledge-creation processes of the SECI model on strategic…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Strategic Planning, Educational Planning, Principals
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Shengnan, Liu; Hallinger, Philip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Teacher professional learning plays a critical role in education reform by enabling teachers to refine their professional skills and keep up with changing content knowledge, pedagogy, and trends in schooling. This study examines how and under what conditions principal instructional leadership contributes to teachers' professional learning in…
Descriptors: School Administration, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness
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Gilbride, Neil; James, Chris; Carr, Sam – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The way school principals make sense of the context of their work shapes their actions. As in all adults, principals' sense-making capability is a function of the ego and can change over time. Adult ego development theory describes distinct, qualitatively different stages of sense-making ability. The research reported here assessed the adult ego…
Descriptors: Principals, Adults, School Administration, Administrator Behavior
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