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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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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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Keung, Chrysa Pui Chi; Yin, Hongbiao; Tam, Winnie Wing Yi; Chai, Ching Sing; Ng, Clement Ka Kit – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This study examined the relationships between leadership practices, professional learning communities, teachers' efficacy beliefs and perceptions of whole-child development in the context of kindergarten education. A sample of 2120 teachers from 153 Hong Kong kindergartens participated in a questionnaire survey. The results showed that principals'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Teacher Attitudes
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LeChasseur, Kimberly; Donaldson, Morgaen L.; Landa, Jeremy – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Principal professional learning is shifting in many districts in the United States of America away from didactic, central office-managed workshops to include more peer-led learning opportunities. Yet researchers have largely failed to examine issues of positionality and authority in principal professional learning, despite international…
Descriptors: School Districts, Politics of Education, Principals, Management Development
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Gibson, Mark T.; Simon, Susan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This article explores the effects on former principals who have undergone involuntary job dissolution. It draws upon a study of 10 former principals who have experienced involuntary job dissolution in England and Australia; however, none of the participants were dismissed. Hour-long, one-to-one interviews were conducted with each participant and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Motivation
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Banker, Darshna V.; Bhal, Kanika T. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Indian universities have been facing difficulty getting world-class status as a very few Indian higher educational institutions have made it through the global rankings. We need to understand the unique challenges of the Indian higher education sector and what academic leaders of globally ranked institutions do to respond to those challenges. The…
Descriptors: Reputation, Educational Quality, Universities, Institutional Characteristics
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Dobson, Tom; Rose, Anthea; Parton, Graham; Hart, Melissa – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Policy changes to school governance have led to Governing Bodies (GBs) increasingly appointing skilled professionals from the business community. Research into these GBs views governors from business as a threat to lay governors and the stakeholder model. Whilst there has been exploration of the contributions of business governors, the ways in…
Descriptors: Governance, Faculty Development, Employee Attitudes, Governing Boards
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Wanjiru, Jenestar – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Provision of education during/after violent conflicts remains a global dilemma with many conflict-affected children excluded from/within education. Likewise, school leadership is increasingly seen as a key element in developing inclusive schools across communities. This single intrinsic case study with aspects of ethnography was conducted in one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Principals, Teachers
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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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Hemmer, Lynn; Elliff, D Scott – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey on school districts along the Texas coast in 2017 required public school superintendents to provide strong, decisive leadership for their students, staff, and communities. Limited research exists on the experiences of superintendents who lead during times of crisis. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Experience, Weather, Natural Disasters
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