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Chen, Junjun – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
The current paper aims at developing and validating a Teacher Leadership Inventory (TLI). Adopting the theoretical-empirical strategy of instrument development, the procedure consisted of taking a sample of panel experts and undertaking six sequential empirical studies with sufficient samples of teacher leaders from China. After verifying content…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Teacher Leadership, Test Validity, Teacher Behavior
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Wang, Mo; Xia, Jing – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
This article describes the development of a teacher leadership scale (TLS) that can be utilized in early childhood education in China. A mixed methods research design was developed to meet the research aim, and both qualitative and quantitative data on the perceptions of teacher leadership from both middle leaders (i.e. vice-principal, key stage…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teacher Leadership, Measures (Individuals), Preschool Teachers
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Ma, Xiaorong; Marion, Russ – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This study employed a multilevel modeling approach to examine the impact of principal instructional leadership on teacher efficacy and the mediating role played by faculty trust in that process. A total of 50 secondary school principals and 714 teachers in a minority region of Western China participated in the study. The results indicate that…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Self Efficacy, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Dinh, Ngoc Bich Khuyen; Caliskan, Aysun; Zhu, Chang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Universities have been coping with various challenges and pressures over the last decade. Therefore, capacity building for academic leaders is a critical point for universities to survive in this challenging era. Yet, existing studies suffer from several limitations. Among others, they do not consider the examination of academic staff members' and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Capacity Building, International Cooperation
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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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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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Chen, Junjun; Guo, Wei – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This paper reports on a study that examined the effect of school principals' emotional intelligence, and their instructional leadership, on improving teachers' instructional strategies. A sample of 534 primary teachers from 54 primary schools in China was approached and invited to respond to a questionnaire. Structural equation modelling…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Educational Strategies
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Zheng, Xin; Yin, Hongbiao; Li, Zhanglin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
The study explored the relationships among instructional leadership, professional learning community components, and teacher self-efficacy in the context of mainland China. Study subjects were 1082 elementary school teachers participating in a questionnaire survey. The results showed that instructional leadership had significant effects on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Qiao, Xuefeng; Yu, Shulin; Zhang, Limin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In the last decade, there has been growing interest in professional learning communities (PLCs) outside mainstream Western contexts. In this paper, we provide a narrative synthesis of empirical studies of PLCs in kindergarten to 12th grade educational systems in mainland China published between 2006 and 2015. The review reveals five major emerging…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Collaboration, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
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Dou, Diya; Devos, Geert; Valcke, Martin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This study examines the relationship between school autonomy gap, principal leadership, school climate, teacher psychological factors, teachers' job satisfaction and organizational commitment under the context of school autonomy reform. A path model has been developed to define the relationships between principal leadership and teachers' outcomes…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Institutional Autonomy
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Liu, Shujie; Xu, Xianxuan; Grant, Leslie; Strong, James; Fang, Zheng – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This article presents the results of an interpretive policy analysis of China's Ministry of Education Standards (2013) for the professional practice of principals. In addition to revealing the evolution of the evaluation of principals in China and the processes by which this policy is formulated, a comparative analysis was conducted to compare it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Evaluation, Policy Analysis
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Zhu, Chang; Engels, Nadine – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
This study examines teachers' and students' perceptions of the organizational culture of their universities and their views about and reactions to instructional innovations with regard to student-centred learning, collaborative learning and use of innovative educational technologies. Six Chinese universities were involved and in total 1051…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Universities, Instructional Innovation
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Yin, Hongbiao; Lee, John Chi-Kin; Wang, Wenlan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Since the mid-1980s, a global resurgence of large-scale reform in the field of education has been witnessed. Implementing these reforms has created many dilemmas for change leaders. Following a three-year qualitative research project, the present study explores the dilemmas leaders faced during the implementation of the national curriculum reform…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Zhu, Chang; Devos, Geert; Tondeur, Jo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
The aim of this research is to gain understanding about school culture characteristics of primary schools in the Flemish and Chinese context. The study was carried out in Flanders (Belgium) and China, involving a total of 44 Flemish schools and 40 Chinese schools. The School Culture Scales were used to measure five school culture dimensions with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Culture, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education
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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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