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Lee, Catherine – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
This article utilizes the model of authentic leadership by Bill George and his colleagues to explore the extent to which openness about personal sexual and gender identities influence teacher leaders' self-perceptions of authenticity in the workplace. Forty-three teachers in senior leadership roles were asked to complete George's authentic…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Teacher Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Alazmi, Ayeshah Ahmed; Al-Mahdy, Yasser F. Hendawy – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Scholars have asserted that a school principal's authentic leadership can raise the engagement of teachers under their charge. This paper delves into this consideration, within the context of Kuwaiti educational reform, by investigating the extent to which principal authentic leadership (PAL) affects teacher engagement (TE) by enhancing their…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
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Varpanen, Jan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
In early childhood education, the concept of distributed leadership has emerged as a key analytical tool for understanding leadership as well as a normative guide for what leadership should be. The concept originates in Peter Gronn's work, where it is positioned as overcoming the structure-agency debate, which is a foundational question in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Administrator Attitudes, Instructional Leadership
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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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Fanoos, Azra; He, Yuan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
In the USA, university-based educational leadership programs, usually referred to as principal preparation programs, have traditionally been the sole source of preparing aspiring school leaders for the job. In response to criticisms from time to time, the programs have been reformed and redesigned. This research was an attempt to investigate the…
Descriptors: Criticism, Administrator Education, Instructional Leadership, Standards
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du Plessis, André; Heystek, Jan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Against the background of the recently published Policy on the South African Standard for Principals, the aim of this article is to determine whether distributed leadership is catered for in the South African regulatory and policy framework. It is argued that due to the accountability demands of a fundamentally bureaucratic education system,…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Participative Decision Making, Educational Policy, Principals
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Arar, Khalid; Nasra, Muhammed Abu – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Using a sample of 300 Arab teachers in Israel, we developed a model to analyze how school-based management directly and indirectly (through motivation) affects school effectiveness. The results show that there is a positive relationship between all dimensions of self-management (decision-making, resource and personnel management, availability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Based Management, School Effectiveness, Arabs
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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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Hallinger, Philip; Hosseingholizadeh, Rezvan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The purpose of this study is to understand and describe patterns of principal instructional leadership practice in Iranian primary schools and to then assess whether there are differences between the high- and low-rated principals. A mixed methods design was used to collect both qualitative and quantitative data from principals and teachers within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers
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Arar, Khalid; Örücü, Deniz; Ak Küçükçayir, Gülnur – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article presents two rich case studies of schools catering for Syrian refugee students in the Turkish city of Ankara. The article attempts to identify the challenges facing the two schools in this complex reality and the strategies developed by the two principals and their teaching staff to cope with academic, pedagogic and administrative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Student Needs, At Risk Students
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Dennis, Carol Azumah; Springbett, Octavia; Walker, Lizzie – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this paper, we work with the philosophy of Hannah Arendt to explore ethics and leadership in further education (FE), focusing on how leaders define the ethical compromises implied by austerity. Using questionnaires, interviews and observations we developed 10 case studies. It is not our intention to elaborate upon ethical leadership as a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Philosophy, Instructional Leadership, Continuing 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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Morrison, Allan R. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In today's competitive and rapidly evolving educational environment, the ability to implement appropriate and effective change is of critical importance to an international school's ongoing success. This study examines leadership characteristics and styles that support the development and forward momentum of a change agenda within the context of…
Descriptors: International Schools, Educational Environment, Mixed Methods Research, Educational Change
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Ford, Timothy G.; Youngs, Peter A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Emerging from concerns about "contrived collegiality" in schools is also the recognition that breaking existing patterns of collegial interaction (or lack thereof) might necessitate some level of leader-initiated (or otherwise organizational) intervention. This paper presents the case of Middleville, a high-performing Midwestern US…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Collegiality, Urban Schools, School Districts
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