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Kilinç, Ali Çagatay; Gümüs, Sedat – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
For much of the past half-century, scholars from various parts of the world have studied the early stages of school principals' careers. This article presents the results of a review of research on novice principals (NPs) regarding its current status, intellectual structure and conceptual structure. The review conducted bibliometric and content…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Educational Research, Scholarship, Journal Articles
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Cukier, Wendy; Adamu, Patience; Wall-Andrews, Charlie; Elmi, Mohamed – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
As of our most recent census data, racialized people comprise 22.3% of the Canadian population (Statistics Canada, 2016). Canadian universities have espoused commitments to diversity and inclusion but there has long been a gap between the rhetoric and practice. Research has demonstrated that under-representation is a problem at all levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, College Presidents, Administrators
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Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
While shadowing as a method has been analysed and discussed, these discussions have often been focused on (business) management research as opposed to school leadership research. Additionally, little attention has so far been paid to the parameters of shadowing. Without knowledge of these matters, the validity, merits and difficulties of shadowing…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Principals, Leadership Training, Educational Administration
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Milley, Peter – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Educational administration is a rich domain of scholarship and practice, but one subject rarely discussed is its dark side. This study explored the question: What types of maladministration occur in schooling systems? The goal was to develop findings to inform existing prevention strategies. Focused on the Canadian context, data sources included…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Administrator Behavior, Classification
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Cho, Vincent; Jimerson, Jo Beth – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
What does it mean to be and to act like a school leader online? Although many school leaders might be comfortable navigating issues of identity in face-to-face environments, online environments may present new and unprecedented challenges. These challenges may range from concerns about privacy and surveillance to questions about how best to…
Descriptors: School Administration, Social Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
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Armstrong, Denise; Mitchell, Coral – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This qualitative study used a critical intersectional lens to examine how two black female Canadian principals negotiated their professional identities in administrative contexts. Both principals encountered gender and race-related pressures to fit normative expectations of administrators as white males. Navigating their intersecting identities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Race, Gender
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Edge, Karen; Descours, Katherine; Oxley, Laura – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Inspired by scholarly calls to focus more intently on the influence of context on leaders' construction and negotiation of identity, this paper draws on evidence from our Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) project in London, New York City and Toronto. Throughout the paper, we strive to illuminate how the city-based context influences how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Student Leadership, Age Groups
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Scott, Donald E.; Scott, Shelleyann – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper presents the leadership implications from a study that explored how to increase the quality of teaching in a university thereby presenting data from the bottom up--the academic perspective--to inform leadership, policies, and academic development which generally flows from the top down. We report academics' perceptions of and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, College Instruction, Educational Quality, College Faculty
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Preston, Jane P; Moffatt, Lyndsay; Wiebe, Sean; McAuley, Alexander; Campbell, Barbara; Gabriel, Martha – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to document the perceptions of school leaders regarding the technological use, skills, and attitudes of high school teachers. Using a qualitative research approach, 11 educational leaders from Prince Edward Island (Canada) were individually interviewed. Participants represented the Department of Education, principals,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Literacy, Administrator Attitudes
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Lenarduzzi, Grant P. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
The effect of critical incidents on school principals has been marginally investigated. Principal leadership has many pleasures, but it is often replete with problematic circumstances. The skilled school-based leader requires rationality and diplomacy to manage conflict successfully. This study examined the perceived effects of a critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Superintendents, Personal Narratives
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Hallinger, Philip; Lu, Jiafang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The past two decades have witnessed increasing global acceptance of the important role that capable leadership plays in education reform and school improvement. Consequently, policymakers internationally have actively sought means of strengthening capacity for school-level leadership, with a particular focus on the design of more effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Education
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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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Heikka, Johanna; Waniganayake, Manjula; Hujala, Eeva – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article seeks to establish a new research agenda on distributed leadership by linking early childhood and school leadership research. It begins with a discussion of how distributed leadership is conceptualized, including a discussion of the main features and meanings of distributed leadership as defined by key scholars who have maintained a…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Leadership
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Boerema, Albert J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
The purpose of this article is to explore the kinds of support and challenge that new school leaders need in the early years of their career. Semi-structured in-depth interviews and appreciative inquiry were used to collect the stories of new school leaders. The study outlined the kinds of support that were productive in helping school principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Principals, Needs Assessment, Instructional Leadership
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Rintoul, Heather M.; Goulais, Linda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Competency in moral Literacy, like any other literacy develops through careful and continual practice (Herman, 2007). In this qualitative study we explore the vice principalship and the development of administrative moral literacy. Using a northern Ontario Canada case study, we recount how three secondary school vice principals further their own…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Competence, Middle Management
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