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Davies, Peter; Diamond, Colin; Perry, Thomas – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Policy reform around the globe has increased the autonomy that schools enjoy in spending on resources. This reform assumes that schools face strong incentives to use their resources to maximise pupil attainment and that they know best how to spend their money to achieve this aim. This study provides evidence of the relationship between governance…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Governance, Expenditures, Secondary Schools
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Morris, Rebecca; Dobson, Graeme – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Introduced in England in 2011, the pupil premium policy was an ambitious reform aimed at tackling the persistent attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their more affluent peers. The policy provides school leaders with the professional autonomy to determine how pupil premium funding should be used. This article examines the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Low Income Students, Achievement Gap, Decision Making
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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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Boocock, Andrew – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leadership in the post-incorporation English further education system has not been distributed in nature, but transactional, driven by the external demands of funding and inspection regimes. However, in the light of the current rhetoric of localism in further education policy there is a view that distributed leadership would be an appropriate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Leadership, Inspection, Leadership Styles
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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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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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Rayner, Stephen M. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The research reported in this article contributes new understanding of leadership in the context of change, by investigating how the views, values and professional practices of those in leadership roles were revealed, interplayed and changed during a period of turbulence in a school in England. The governors of the school proposed changing the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Leadership Role, Organizational Change
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Marsh, Alan J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This study explores the funding variations by English local authorities (LAs) in January 2014 for pupils with special educational needs and disability (SEND). Two quintile groups (n = 30) are used for comparing LAs with low and high levels of statements and case studies are presented to further explore the allocations. The research findings…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Special Needs Students, Disabilities, Resource Allocation
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Feys, Ellen; Devos, Geert – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Incentivized collaboration, schools that receive incentives such as public funding or additional resources if they join a network, has become quite popular in Europe and North America (e.g. England, Flanders, United States). We used a comparative case study design to explore why schools would enter such an incentivized network and what role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Incentives, Networks
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Eacott, Scott; Asuga, Gladys Nyanchama – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
When it comes to organizational performance, leaders matter. Without significant attention to the preparation and development of school leaders, government initiatives aimed at building world class education systems are unlikely to succeed. Across the Anglophone world leadership preparation and development has become a key leverage point in…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Intervention
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Mestry, Raj – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Assessment of the legacy of apartheid at the end of the apartheid era in South Africa highlighted major inequalities between white and black, urban and rural areas, and several departments of education. Eighteen years into democracy, the country needs to distinguish between the initiatives taken by the government to address the apartheid legacy,…
Descriptors: National Standards, Educational Finance, Governance, Racial Segregation
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Woods, Philip; Simkins, Tim – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
The structure of the English school system has been the subject of almost continuous change since the late-1980s. The most recent was commenced by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition government, which was elected in May 2010. This policy set in train, very quickly, processes through which all schools have been encouraged, and in some cases…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, School Districts, Educational Finance
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Mertkan, Sefika – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Significant changes have taken place in the governance of education systems around the world. Shifts in education policy have led to a focus towards reform through leadership development and away from school management analysis. This shift in policy from management to leadership has fostered a large number of academic studies presenting a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration
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Walker, Marion – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
National rural policy places the local primary school as a key resource within the rural community, yet as a consequence of countywide financial constraints, some small schools are undergoing reorganization, involving amalgamation, federation and school closure. This article considers the complexities involved in the workings of the English rural…
Descriptors: School Closing, Small Schools, Rural Schools, Primary Education
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