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Myende, Phumlani Erasmus; Ncwane, Sithenjwa Hopewell; Bhengu, Thamsanqa Thulani – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
In this paper, we report on the findings of a study that sought to understand the nature of circuit managers' leadership in supporting teaching and learning in the context of multiple deprivations in South Africa. The paper aimed first at examining the nature of circuit managers' leadership for learning in deprived school contexts, and second to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Districts, Administrators, Leadership
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Pietsch, Marcus; Tulowitzki, Pierre; Cramer, Colin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Both organizational and management research suggest that schools and their leaders need to be ambidextrous to secure prosperity and long-term survival in dynamic environments characterized by competition and innovation. In this context, ambidexterity refers to the ability to simultaneously pursue exploitation and exploration and thus to deliver…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Role, Leadership Styles
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Meyer, André; Richter, Dirk; Hartung-Beck, Viola – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Empirical research considers teacher collaboration to be an important predictor of outcome variables at the student, teacher, and school level. Principals are responsible for shaping teachers' work environments, and in doing so, they can strengthen and support teacher collaboration. Drawing on social interdependence theory, we hypothesized that…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Teacher Collaboration, Correlation
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Pažur, Monika – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
The main purpose of this article is to describe the process of development and validation of a research instrument for measuring the presence of democratic school leadership characteristics. The instrument has been developed and validated in the city of Zagreb and Zagreb County in Croatia in four phases: theoretical construction; expert validation…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Foreign Countries
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Klein, Esther Dominique; Schwanenberg, Jasmin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
As a result of reforms in the governance of schools, the role of principals in Germany has changed from a teacher with additional administrative tasks to a leader of school improvement. However, many principals in Germany did not receive any substantial formal training for management and leadership tasks. Using the results of a survey of 1240…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Professional Development
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Tan, Cheng Yong; Gao, Lin; Shi, Meijia – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
The present study addresses the question of whether school leadership matters. It employs second-order meta-analysis to synthesize results from 12 first-order meta-analyses examining school leadership effects published 2003-2019. These meta-analyses collectively examined 512 primary studies published across four decades (1978-2019). Results showed…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles
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Ghazali, Siti Sabihah; Kadir, Suhaida Abdul; Krauss, Steven Eric; Asimiran, Soaib – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
The reduction of funding allocation for school operations occurs in the education administration yearly. It is a notable fact that schools around the world are facing challenges in school funding as it affects the school's operation. As a result, the performance of school for the long term would not be a primary concern in the future. Schools in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Styles, Secondary Schools
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Kruse, Sharon D. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
Research exploring the challenges department chairs face has long suggested the role is difficult and lacks tangible reward (Buller, 2012, 2015; Gmelch et al., 2017). Yet, as higher education demographics, settings, and organizational expectations change and chairs function in more uncertain and increasingly complex institutional environments, it…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Administrator Role, Higher Education, Role Perception
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Alsaleh, Amal Abdulwahab – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2022
This article investigates the influence of head of department instructional leadership, collegial cooperation, and school administration support on the perspectives of 649 teachers in Kuwait toward school-based professional learning. The study used a quantitative questionnaire, and teachers expressed positive school-based learning experiences. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Collegiality, Cooperation
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Service, Brenda; Thornton, Kate – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Effective school leadership is widely acknowledged as having a positive impact on student achievement. However, there appears to be no deliberate process to sustain New Zealand principals' effectiveness throughout their careers. This article discusses the views of current and former New Zealand secondary school principals about their complex role…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
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Wanjiru, Jenestar – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The concepts of 'leadership' and 'inclusion' continue to attract much attention in educational discourses; however, not many studies have explored their connection in schools serving conflict-affected communities where displacement and fragmentation of families risks the access, participation and achievement of many young people in education. This…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Inclusion, Conflict, Access to Education
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Kilinç, Ali Çagatay; Gümüs, Sedat – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
For much of the past half-century, scholars from various parts of the world have studied the early stages of school principals' careers. This article presents the results of a review of research on novice principals (NPs) regarding its current status, intellectual structure and conceptual structure. The review conducted bibliometric and content…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Educational Research, Scholarship, Journal Articles
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Reid, David B. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
School principals are fundamentally important to school improvement. Due in part to this importance, the roles and responsibilities of school principals are constantly evolving. To explore leader sensemaking about this phenomenon I conducted 30 interviews with 10 public school principals in the US state of New Jersey during the 2018-2019 school…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility
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Gilbride, Neil; James, Chris; Carr, Sam – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The way school principals make sense of the context of their work shapes their actions. As in all adults, principals' sense-making capability is a function of the ego and can change over time. Adult ego development theory describes distinct, qualitatively different stages of sense-making ability. The research reported here assessed the adult ego…
Descriptors: Principals, Adults, School Administration, Administrator Behavior
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Moorosi, Pontso – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
In the light of recent media reports of racism in South African schools, this paper examines the role of school principalship standards in addressing race in South African educational leadership. The paper draws on tenets of critical race theory to examine how issues of race are addressed in the Policy for School Principalship Standard in South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Theory, Race, Principals
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