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Szeto, Elson – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Research on principals' practice of democratic leadership for inclusion in schools has been undertaken in many parts of the world. This paper explores four principals' leadership journeys in response to social justice issues in increasingly diverse settings within public schools, in relation to demographic and cultural changes in Hong Kong. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Democracy, Leadership Styles
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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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Wan, Sally Wai-Yan; Tse, Yuen-Shan; Tsang, Wing-Ki; Lee, Thomas Wing-Ki; Wong, Ylena Yan; Wan, Ada Wing-Tung; Wan, Wai-Po Eunice – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Teacher leadership is one of the essential factors in curriculum implementation. Curriculum development is never an easy task for teachers. Several studies have indicated that teacher leadership has led to school improvement and fostered student achievement and engagement in learning. However, most studies have focused on examining teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Attitudes
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Marfan, Javiera; Pascual, Javier – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The article reports the results of a cross-country educational research project that uses quantitative methods to identify school leadership practices and contextual characteristics that contribute to explain student achievement in Chile, considering international comparisons. The results question previous evidence about a common repertoire of…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Cross Cultural Studies, Statistical Analysis, Instructional Leadership
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Chan, Chi Wai – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Studies on school leadership in Hong Kong have mainly focused on primary and secondary schools, with only a handful of studies looking at leadership in early childhood education. This paper aims to report the findings of a study on strategic leadership in Hong Kong's kindergartens. It discusses the challenges that Hong Kong kindergarten leaders…
Descriptors: School Administration, Kindergarten, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
In an effort to enhance the quality of teachers and teaching, and to lead internal curriculum development in primary schools, the Hong Kong Education Bureau created a new curriculum leader post entitled primary school master/mistress (curriculum development) or PSMCD for short. The main purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Elementary Schools
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Ng, Shun-wing; Szeto, Sing-ying Elson – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
In Hong Kong, there is an acute need to provide newly appointed principals with opportunities for continuous professional development so that they could face the impact of reforms and globalization on school development. The Education Bureau has commissioned the tertiary institutions to provide structured professional development courses to cater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Principals, Professional Development, Leadership Training
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Li, Lijuan; Hallinger, Philip; Walker, Allan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This study attempted to identify effects of trust between principal leadership and teacher professional learning in Hong Kong primary schools. To verify the potential mediating effects of trust as a component of school capacity, survey data with a sample of 970 teachers from 32 local primary schools was used. Two questionnaires were combined to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology), Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Lai, Edith; Cheung, Derek – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
This paper attempts to identify leadership practices and qualities of school teachers as they engaged in effecting change initiated by a curriculum reform in Hong Kong. Based on interview data of teachers from nine schools, this paper shows how teacher leadership manifested itself in schools. Three approaches to teacher leadership were identified,…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Teacher Role, Change Agents
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Wong, Ping-Man; Cheung, Alan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
This article is one of a series of papers generated from the Curriculum Reform study in Hong Kong with the purpose of understanding the impact of government's role in the change process of the reform. This paper specifically examines the 17 government initiatives in the Curriculum Reform in terms of their adoption percentages of schools from…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Government Role, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Chan, Chi Wai – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Since the implementation of the Pre-primary Education Voucher Scheme (PEVS) in 2007, its built-in quality assurance mechanism has brought about subtle changes in the work relationship between kindergarten (KG) principals and teachers. The increasing demand for accountability and the call for improvement in the quality of pre-school education are…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Principals
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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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Ng, Shun Wing – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The quality of school principals is of paramount importance for quality education. This article examines the leadership capacities of a group of 228 aspiring principals who participated in a training programme for the principalship in four cohorts. A questionnaire consisting of 24 questions in six core areas of leadership was constructed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Qualifications, Leadership Qualities
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Pang, Nicholas Sun-Keung; Pisapia, John – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
The purpose of this study was to identify strategic thinking skills that distinguish effective school leaders in Hong Kong. Three constructs framed the study: strategic thinking skills, organizational-personal characteristics, and school leader effectiveness. This study used a quantitative non-experimental design, and univariate and correlation…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Leadership Effectiveness, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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