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Heemskerk, Klaas – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This article aims to clarify the effects of conflicts on the task performance of supervisory boards in education. Management studies on conflicts on corporate boards sometimes find a positive effect and sometimes a negative effect on the performance of boards. These mixed findings are considered a result of the triggering of harmful personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boards of Education, Conflict, Educational Administration
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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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Bouwmans, Machiel; Runhaar, Piety; Wesselink, Renate; Mulder, Martin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In vocational education and training (VET) colleges worldwide, teacher teams work on innovations to improve their educational quality. To foster this process, teams benefit from team-oriented human resource management (HRM) aimed at stimulating teachers' team learning. This qualitative study explores in-depth how team leaders enact team-oriented…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Team Teaching, Instructional Innovation, Educational Quality
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Honingh, Marlies; van Genugten, Marieke – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
The inspectorate's judgements about a school's educational quality in the Netherlands are to a large extent based on sophisticated desk research, risk analyses and analyses of the school's self-evaluation reports. This relatively distant mode of inspecting schools relies on rational ideas about organizational management and control while aspects…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Middle Management, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
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Ehren, Melanie C. M.; Honingh, M. E.; Hooge, E. H.; O'Hara, J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper addresses if, and to what extent, the current working methods of the Dutch Inspectorate of Education affect the governance of school boards in schools for primary education. A key facet of the working method is the inspection meeting with the school board. Drawing upon a large quantitative study (n = 244) we are able to identify some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boards of Education, Governing Boards, Governance
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Thomsen, Maren; Karsten, Sjoerd; Oort, Frans J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
In this study we examined the role of trust as a mediator in social exchange between teachers and their school, particularly between perceived procedural justice and perceived organizational support, on the one hand, and teachers' affective organizational commitment and organizational citizenship behaviour, on the other hand. A model was developed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Trust (Psychology), Organizational Culture
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Vermeulen, Marjan; Van Acker, Frederik; Kreijns, Karel; van Buuren, Hans – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
To gain insight into how to promote teachers' use of digital learning materials (DLMs) in their pedagogical practices we adopted the Integrated Model of Behaviour Prediction to investigate the relationships between organizational and teacher-related variables. A representative sample of 772 teachers from primary, secondary or vocational education…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials
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Griffioen, Didi M. E.; de Jong, Uulkje – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Higher professional education in Europe has changed from teaching-only institutes to hybrids of teaching and research. The purpose of this study was to examine factors that influence the judgements of lecturers about new organisational goals and perceptions of their new research-related competencies. Lecturers' judgements of new organisational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Professional Education, College Faculty
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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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Honingh, Marlies; Hooge, Edith – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Over the last three decades, the concept of teacher collaboration has been embraced as a promising concept in the sphere of educational policy and educational research. Teacher collaboration is now considered crucial to strengthening the position of teachers, shaping their professional space and improving their professionalism. However, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Characteristics, Structural Equation Models
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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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Bal, P. Matthijs; Visser, Michel S. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
This article investigates the factors influencing the motivation to continue working after retirement among a sample of Dutch teachers. Based on previous research, it was proposed that teachers will be motivated to work after their legal retirement age when organizational support, possibilities to change work roles and financial needs are high.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Retirement, Secondary School Teachers