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Keung, Chrysa Pui Chi; Yin, Hongbiao; Tam, Winnie Wing Yi; Chai, Ching Sing; Ng, Clement Ka Kit – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This study examined the relationships between leadership practices, professional learning communities, teachers' efficacy beliefs and perceptions of whole-child development in the context of kindergarten education. A sample of 2120 teachers from 153 Hong Kong kindergartens participated in a questionnaire survey. The results showed that principals'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Teacher Attitudes
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Moshel, Smadar; Berkovich, Izhak – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Mid-level roles in education have been widely explored, primarily in schools, but little research has been conducted during the systemic reform that involves creating a mid-level role between end units and the system. The present study explores the sense-making of early childhood leaders (ECLs) at the initial stage of their new role as mid-level…
Descriptors: Ambiguity (Context), Role Perception, Professional Identity, Middle Management
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Brown, Chris; Zhang, Dell – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This article has three aims: first, it examines the notion of evidence-informed practice and its benefits, as well as recent educational policy designed to promote schools' use of evidence. Second, it examines four distinct but overlapping and interdependent factors that school leaders need to consider if they wish to establish evidence-informed…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Educational Improvement, Research Utilization
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Sheard, Mary K.; Sharples, Jonathan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Strategies that encourage direct linkage and exchange between researchers and practitioners are more likely to support changes in educational practice informed by research evidence. Nevertheless, significant challenges remain in linking effectiveness education research to real-world practice: addressing the knowing-doing gap. The paper describes…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Improvement, Primary Education, Elementary Schools
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Hooge, Edith; Honingh, Marlies – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
School boards are expected to monitor and enhance the educational quality of their schools. To know whether and how school boards are able to do so, we first of all need to know whether school boards are aware of the educational quality of their schools in the first place. Taking Dutch school boards in primary education as an exemplary case (N =…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Quality, Primary Education, Path Analysis
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Brinia, Vasiliki; Zimianiti, Lina; Panagiotopoulos, Konstantinos – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
The development of emotional intelligence skills offers sufficient leadership qualities for advancing the organization and for achieving its objectives. In particular, the emotionally intelligent leader--principal is able to inspire and facilitate a self-conscious and organizational culture by adopting the values of understanding, trust, prospect,…
Descriptors: Principals, Emotional Intelligence, Administrator Characteristics, Primary Education
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Wong, Chi-Sum; Wong, Ping-Man; Peng, Kelly Z. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Emotional intelligence (EI) has been an emerging topic for educational, psychological and management researchers and consultants in recent years. Despite the emerging consensus of its definition and evidence reported in business organizations, relatively little empirical evidence have been reported in the education literature. We conducted two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Leadership
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Tooley, James; Dixon, Pauline; Stanfield, James – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
Free primary education (FPE) is widely assumed to be required to ensure that the poor gain enrolment. After the introduction of FPE (from January 2003) in Kenyan schools, huge increases in enrolment were officially reported. However, our research, conducted 10 months after the introduction of FPE in and around the informal settlement of Kibera,…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Private Sector, Primary Education, Focus Groups
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Reid, Ken – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2007
This is the first article to analyse and evaluate Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) reports on attendance issues within local authorities. A full cohort of Ofsted reports on local education authorities (LEAs) undertaken in 2003 in England were read, evaluated and used in the preparation of this article. The reports show that most LEAs…
Descriptors: Inspection, School Districts, Attendance, Foreign Countries
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Midthassel, Unni Vere – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2006
This article draws on a Norwegian project--in one primary and one lower secondary school--that had the aim of creating a shared understanding of classroom management and that resulted in a handbook on classroom management at each of these schools. Teacher reflection and teacher sharing were vital in this project initiated from the outside yet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers