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Ho, Jeanne; Ong, Monica; Tan, Liang See – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Purpose: This paper presents a study on how professional learning communities (PLC) are developed in an Asian setting, and the nature of leadership that helped to cultivate and sustain PLC in this setting. Research Method: The study adopted a sequential mixed method, starting with a survey followed by qualitative case studies, involving focused…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Asians, Cultural Context, Sustainability
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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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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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Shaari, Imran; Hung, David – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Central coordination characterises centralised education systems. Centralised systems pride themselves on efficient systemic planning for strategic foresightedness. This study investigates how educators fostered partnerships towards lateral networking propensities or "laterality" in a centralised system with hierarchical tendencies. A…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership
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Lee, Ai Noi; Nie, Youyan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Using a convenience sample of 289 teachers in Singapore, this study examined: (1) whether there were significant differences between teachers' perceptions of principal's and immediate supervisor's empowering behaviours; and (2) teachers' perceptions of principal's and immediate supervisor's empowering behaviours in relation to teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Empowerment, Principals
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Yuen, Jeanne Ho Pau; Victor Chen, Der-Thanq; Ng, David – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Purpose: Using Activity Theory as an interpretive lens to examine the distribution of leadership, this paper shares a case study on how leadership for an ICT project was distributed in a Singapore school. Method: The case study involved observations of 49 meetings and 34 interviews of leaders and the teachers who were involved in the ICT project.…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Case Studies, School Administration, Observation
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Hairon, Salleh; Goh, Jonathan W. P. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Distributed leadership is one of the most prominent contemporary leadership theories in education. Its attraction in education is perhaps due to its potential to bring about school improvement. A review of the literature, however, reveals broadness in the way the construct is being conceptualized and operationalized; thus making it elusive. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participative Decision Making, Power Structure, Factor Analysis
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Tan, Cheng Yong; Dimmock, Clive – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
This article analyses the paradox inherent in the "top-performing" yet tightly controlled Singapore education system. As government controls have increased in complexity, existing policymaking conceptual heuristics in accounting for centre-periphery relationships appear inadequate. It argues that more direct government control is being…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Administration, Accountability
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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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Ong, Chye Hin; Dimmock, Clive – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article describes a grounded theory constructed from a study of Singapore neighbourhood secondary school principals' engagement of their lowest stream, the Normal Technical students, in their schools. This substantive theory is labelled the "theory of selective engagement". It implies that how principals engage their lowest streamed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grounded Theory, Academic Ability, Low Achievement