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López, Verónica; Sisto, Vicente; Baleriola, Enrique; García, Antonio; Carrasco, Claudia; Núñez, Carmen Gloria; Valdés, René – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
In the last six years, Chile has carried out major reforms in school climate policy. However, these reforms are tied to two different realities that conflict with each other: a formative reality, which promotes a school climate of local decision-making and the improvement of school performance; and a punitive reality, which prioritizes improvement…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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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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Thornton, Kate – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
School principals were required to engage in crisis leadership throughout New Zealand's first seven-week COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020. Eighteen school principals from a range of secondary schools were interviewed about their experiences. The challenges they faced included preparing students and teachers for online teaching and learning for an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Zhang, Sen; Bowers, Alex J.; Mao, Yaqing – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Teachers' voice behaviour plays a critical role in school reform by providing constructive suggestions to promote teaching, students' learning and school management. This study investigates how and under what conditions principals' authentic leadership contributes to teachers' voice behaviour. Data collected from 982 teachers in 38 primary schools…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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Amels, Judith; Krüger, Meta L.; Suhre, Cor J. M.; van Veen, Klaas – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Although it is generally known that distributed leadership is relevant for reinforcing teachers' capacity to change, how leadership roles are distributed among teachers largely depends on how principals perceive distributed leadership. Specifying principals' perceptions and how these are related to teachers' capacity to change leads to theories…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Teachers, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Reyes, Vicente Chua, Jr. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This qualitative research inquiry explores how school leaders shape their identities while navigating incessant and seemingly endless school transformations. The central questions addressed are the following: how do school leaders make sense of their identities in rapid periods of reform? And how do they view themselves in new educational…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Identification (Psychology), Principals, Self Concept
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Ganon-Shilon, Sherry; Tamir, Emanuel; Schechter, Chen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Through a sense-making lens, this qualitative study explores high school principals' considerations while they perceive and enact additional resources within a national reform implementation. Principals' allocation of resources, especially as part of a national reform, is a complex matter for schools' effectiveness in an era of accountability.…
Descriptors: Principals, Resource Allocation, Educational Change, Program Implementation
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Morris, Jonathan Padraig – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This paper examines the organisational culture of a comprehensive school that converted to an academy in 2010 by utilising the cultural web model as a tool for analysing an academy's culture. The case study employs a concurrent mixed-method approach of questionnaires for staff with no responsibility (SNR), focus groups for staff with management…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, School Administration, Charter Schools, Educational Change
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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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Gurmu, Tesfaye Gemechu – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The study is an explanatory qualitative research that seeks to investigate the processes of Ethiopian primary school principals' selection and training for professionalising principals. The participants are seven faculty members, 11 school principals and five education officials. Data are collected through semi-structured interview, focus group…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, School Administration, Principals, Foreign Countries
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Hughes, Belinda C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The emergence of Chief Executive Officers as leaders of educational service providers is positioned in multi academy trusts, the preferred structure of schooling in England. Within this structure, the Chief Executive Officer position is distinct and different from previous constructs of headteachers, since the Chief Executive operates at both…
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Principals
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Machovcová, Katerina; Zábrodská, Katerina; Mudrák, Jirí – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
The Czech higher educational system has transformed over the past three decades from a state-centred model evolving via strong academic autonomy to the current system, which is characterised by academic freedom but also heightened pressure to produce measurable research output. The purpose of this study was to explore how Czech academic middle…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Grants, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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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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Vuori, Johanna – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study examines a teaching-oriented higher education community which undertook a major programme of change when planning a new campus and redesigning its pedagogics. This is a single case qualitative study based on in-depth interviews of community members and field observations and using activity theory as an analytical framework. It is…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Participative Decision Making, Educational Change, College Instruction
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Agasisti, Tommaso; Bowers, Alex J.; Soncin, Mara – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study investigates the existence of various leadership types in a sample of lower secondary school principals across Italy (n = 1073). Information is obtained using a questionnaire about instructional practices and leadership perceptions administered by the National Evaluation Committee for Education (INVALSI). Employing a latent class…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Secondary Schools
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