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Merga, Margaret K.; Roni, Saiyidi Mat; Malpique, Anabela – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The needs of struggling literacy learners beyond the early years of schooling warrant greater attention. For struggling literacy learners to attain their academic, vocational, and social goals, schools should position literacy as a whole school priority and enhance opportunities for student literacy learning across all learning areas. However, it…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Silva, Patricia; Antúnez, Serafín; Slater, Charles L. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This study investigated social justice from the point of view of school directors, teachers, and parents. We chose two schools that were undergoing major demographic changes because of increased immigration into Catalonia, Spain. They were both classified as "schools of maximum complexity" because of their socio-economic characteristics.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Principals, Diversity
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The aim of this study was to explore principals' perceptions of school practices that have ethical meaning through a transnational perspective based on the 8th grade TIMSS 2015 international assessment. The sample comprised 8353 principals from 8353 different schools and 280,130 students that participated in the TIMSS 2015 survey. We used…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Correlation, School Administration
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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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Hallinger, Philip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Research on educational leadership and management has resulted in the accumulation of increasingly persuasive findings concerning the impact school leadership can have on school performance. Indeed, there is a growing consensus that there exists a generic set of leadership practices (e.g. goal setting, developing people) which must be adapted to…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership, School Administration
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Greany, Toby – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
This article reviews the literature and explores the institutional and systemic factors that help and/or hinder change and innovation across school systems, with a focus on evidence from England. A number of authors have argued that schools and school systems need to become more innovative and adaptive if they are to meet the needs of 21st-century…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Educational Improvement, Educational Change
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Zhang, Xiao-feng; Ng, Ho-ming – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Teacher appraisal has been widely practised in China for decades. With the introduction, in 2009, of the teacher performance pay system, however, teacher appraisal has undergone certain changes. This study explores the practice of teacher appraisal, using a qualitative approach and taking public schools in Shanghai as its research sites. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Teacher Evaluation, Secondary School Teachers
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Grootenboer, Peter; Hardy, Ian – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
The importance of leadership for improving educational outcomes in schools has been widely promoted. However, the nature of leadership practices, in context, has received less attention in the educational leadership literature. In this article, we present a case study of the specific leadership practices that developed in one school site serving…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy, Case Studies
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Tubin, Dorit – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Principals' ability to lead their school towards its goals depends to a large extent on their leadership identity that influences the clarity of their mission, the way they see themselves as educational leaders and acceptance of their authority by their followers. Based on the concepts of leadership identity and role embeddedness, the present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Qualities, Professional Identity
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
In an effort to enhance the quality of teachers and teaching, and to lead internal curriculum development in primary schools, the Hong Kong Education Bureau created a new curriculum leader post entitled primary school master/mistress (curriculum development) or PSMCD for short. The main purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Elementary Schools
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Anderson, Karen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper reviews a selection of literature on secondary principal practice from which to propose an approach for further research. The review demonstrates that applications of Bourdieu's theory of practice have contributed to understandings about secondary principal practice, and that the distinction he made between rules and strategies has the…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Principals, Educational Practices, Secondary Education
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Vekeman, Eva; Devos, Geert; Valcke, Martin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Since research shows that the quality of a school's teaching force is related to its personnel practices, there is a growing interest in human resource management (HRM) in education. Existing research has generated insights into the differences, constraints and effects of single and isolated HR practices. Yet, little research is available…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Beginning Teachers, Principals
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Theodorou, Theodoros; Pashiardis, Petros – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper examines the school of the future, aiming to identify and aid the implementation of the most desired version of school autonomy in Cyprus. More specifically, the study initially forecasts the areas of financial decisions that the school of the future might autonomously manage, identifies the negative effects that may appear along the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Autonomy, Administrative Organization, Money Management
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Dowling-Hetherington, Linda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Over the past decade, universities in Ireland have been implementing large-scale institutional change designed to better prepare them for the multitude of pressures they face. Changes have been taking place, for example, in approaches to institutional management and leadership practices and in decision-making structures. However, despite the rapid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Change, Educational Administration
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