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Uiterwijk-Luijk, Lisette; Krüger, Meta; Volman, Monique – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Inquiry-based working contributes to teacher professionalization and educational improvements. This article presents the key findings of a qualitative case study carried out in three primary schools in the Netherlands. That study focused on the inquiry-based working of school boards, school leaders and teachers, with the goal of better…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Boards of Education, Educational Improvement
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Addi-Raccah, Audrey; Amar, Jessica; Ashwal, Yahaloma – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
This study views school as a platform for leading social change in the local community, with a particular emphasis on the school's parents as a part of that community. As such, taking the case of a green school, we examined the relative effects of three means--outreach, communication and attentiveness to the local community's needs--that can…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Social Change, Community Needs
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Hallinger, Philip; Heck, Ronald H. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Although there has been a sizable growth spurt in empirical studies of shared leadership over the past decade, the bulk of this research has been descriptive. Relatively few published studies have investigated the impact of shared leadership on school improvement, and even fewer have studied effects on student learning. This longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Academic Achievement, Leadership, Elementary Schools