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Silva, Patricia; Antúnez, Serafín; Slater, Charles L. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This study investigated social justice from the point of view of school directors, teachers, and parents. We chose two schools that were undergoing major demographic changes because of increased immigration into Catalonia, Spain. They were both classified as "schools of maximum complexity" because of their socio-economic characteristics.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Principals, Diversity
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García-Rodríguez, M. Pilar; Carmona, José; Fernández-Serrat, M. Luisa; Teixidó-Saballs, Joan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This work explores the relationships between principals' motivations for entering the principalship and the difficulties they experienced during their first year as principals. Survey data were collected from a sample of 2042 Spanish principals. They answered a questionnaire assessing intrinsic and extrinsic motivations, difficulties experienced…
Descriptors: Principals, Motivation, Problems, Gender Differences
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Llorent-Bedmar, Vicente; Cobano-Delgado, Verónica; Navarro-Granados, María – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
The increase in child poverty in Spain highlights the importance of equality and inclusion of students at risk of social exclusion in the Spanish educational system. Recent research emphasises the importance of educational leadership, particularly from school principals, as a tool to improve the learning of these students. The main aim of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Disadvantaged Schools, Poverty
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Montes López, Estrella; O'Connor, Pat – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Universities present themselves as meritocratic organizations; however, there is evidence that such claims are 'rationalised myths'. This article is concerned with the perceived effect of micropolitics on academic careers in two case study universities: a collegial Spanish and a managerial Irish one. The data are drawn from 86 semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Universities, Equal Education
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Hernández-Amorós, María J.; Martínez Ruiz, María A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
A prolific number of researchers have chosen to study metaphorical narratives, confirming their usefulness in educational research. The aim of this paper is to analyse the metaphorical expressions used by 68 principals from infant, primary and secondary schools in Alicante (Spain), concerning the way they see the figure of the principal and how it…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Training, Professional Development, Foreign Countries
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Gómez-Hurtado, Inmaculada; González-Falcón, Inmaculada; Coronel, José M. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The aim of this article is to examine how school principals perceive cultural diversity and management. To this end, qualitative research was carried out for one semester in four secondary schools in Andalusia (Spain). Through interviews and discussion groups, triangulated with other qualitative research techniques, we explored the mindset and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Principals, Educational Administration
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Intxausti, Nahia; Joaristi, Luis; Lizasoain, Luis – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This study presents part of a research project currently underway which aims to characterise the best practices of highly effective schools in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country (Spain). Multilevel statistical modelling and hierarchical linear models were used to select 32 highly effective schools, with highly effective being taken to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Best Practices
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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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Tomas, Marina; Lavie, Jose Manuel; Duran, Maria del Mar; Guillamon, Cristina – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
In this article we summarize the most relevant findings from a research study that endeavours to incorporate a gender perspective in the study of university administration. The study analyses the role of women in both horizontal and vertical administrative structures in four Catalan universities, taking into account their expectations and…
Descriptors: Females, College Administration, Organizational Culture, Women Administrators