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Romanowski, Michael H.; Sadiq, Hissa; Abu-Tineh, Abdullah M.; Ndoye, Abdou; Aql, Mofed – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Research indicates that principals are critical in school reform since the implementation of policies and practices is to a large extent determined by the role that principals play in educational change. This study examines the principal selection process used in Qatar for the government schools and identifies knowledge and skills necessary for…
Descriptors: Principals, Personnel Selection, Teacher Attitudes, Public Schools
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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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O'Neill, Michael R.; Glasson, Shane – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article contributes to the limited body of literature pertaining to attempts by educational systems to satisfy the professional learning needs of experienced principals, defined as those with more than 10 years of experience in at least two schools. Specifically, this article illustrates the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia's…
Descriptors: Principals, Professional Development, Leadership Training, Leadership Qualities
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Eddy-Spicer, David; Bubb, Sara; Earley, Peter; Crawford, Megan; James, Chris – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article reports on research into headteacher performance management in England. The English school system couples organisational autonomy with close scrutiny of educational outcomes. The management of the performance of headteachers is a central aspect of such a system. The research involved a systematic literature review and the collection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Accountability, Administrator Effectiveness
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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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Semarco, Stanley K. M.; Cho, Seokhee – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The study examined if significant dynamic and reciprocal relationships exist among the task-oriented managerial behaviours of headteachers, and how these behaviours specifically and jointly influence teachers' retention intention. Out of the multistage sampled 350 schools, suitable questionnaires from 279 schools representing 558 questionnaires…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Principals, Leadership Styles, Administrator Behavior
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Dawkins, Adam Peter – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
This study examines the institutional visibility of the university governing body amongst staff, as an unexplored factor influencing the effectiveness of the body in performing stewardship and strategic responsibilities on behalf of the university. A constructionist view of governance is taken in order to examine the enactment of governing body…
Descriptors: Governance, Government (Administrative Body), Organizational Change, Administrative Organization
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Tubin, Dorit; Pinyan-Weiss, Michal – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
The concept of distributed leadership is widely used, but the ways whereby it becomes positive when distributed from the principal through the school counselor, still call for further clarification. The present study aims to illuminate this subject by analyzing the work of the principal and the counselors in five successful Israeli schools. Using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participative Decision Making, Factor Analysis, School Counselors
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Guramatunhu-Mudiwa, Precious; Scherz, Susan Day – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This concept article discusses the importance of developing psychic income as an administrative strategy to enhance the context of school environments and to curb high teacher turnover. The hope is to promote further debate and research in order to establish the extent to which psychic income influences retention rates in hard-to-staff schools.…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Principals, Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence
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Dinham, Stephen; Collarbone, Patricia; Evans, Margery; Mackay, Anthony – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
Principals play key roles in creating the conditions in which teachers can teach effectively and students can learn. Principals are increasingly being held accountable both for teacher quality and for student learning and development so that young people can become 'successful learners, confident and creative individuals and active and informed…
Descriptors: National Standards, Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role
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Kearney, W. Sean; Kelsey, Cheryl; Herrington, David – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article presents a mixed-method study utilizing teacher ratings of principal mindfulness from 149 public schools in Texas and follow-up qualitative data analysis through semi-structured interviews conducted with the top 10 percent of princeipals identified as mindful. This research is based on the theoretical framework of mindfulness as…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Instructional Leadership, Public Schools, Principals
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Gumus, Sedat; Akcaoglu, Mete – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
School leadership, one of the most important aspects of school improvement, has not received much attention from either policymakers or researchers in Turkey despite many countries embrace creating and developing effective leaders as one of the important first steps to improve their education. This research looked at the instructional leadership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Schools, Principals
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Holt, Dale; Cohen, Lynne; Campbell-Evans, Glenda; Chang, Paul; Macdonald, Ian; McDonald, Jacquie – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article is based on nationally funded research into the role, capabilities, challenges and professional development needs of subject coordinators in Australian higher education. The second of three data collection phases involved a multi-institutional survey of staff in the role of subject coordinator with the aim of understanding the role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, College Faculty, Educational Environment
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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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Moswela, Bernard – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
This study was conducted to determine how instructional supervision was carried out in schools. The study begins with a brief outline of the decentralization of the inspection system in Botswana. It proceeds to present a brief global historical background of instructional supervision before findings on instructional supervision are discussed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Administrator Role, Teacher Supervision
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