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Cousin, Susan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In 2008 the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development presented system leadership (leadership beyond a single institution) as more effective than traditional approaches to public services delivery in responding to the external drivers of globalisation, new technologies and increasing societal complexity. This paper reports the…
Descriptors: School Administration, Educational Administration, Global Approach, Principals
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Woods, Philip A.; Roberts, Amanda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In the context of evolving global challenges and opportunities, this article explores the kind of leadership that moves beyond the philosophy of dependence which pervades many of the everyday assumptions of educational leadership practice. The article argues for educational leadership that places relational freedom, self-determination, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Participative Decision Making, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Gardner-McTaggart, Alexander – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Purpose: this study offers a rare insight into senior leadership in International Baccalaureate (IB) international schools. The IB international school profits from the perceived quality and consistency of the IB brand; international schools, however, suffer from an endemic culture of change and reinterpretation. The IB learner profile (IBLP)…
Descriptors: Leadership, International Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, Profiles
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Romanowski, Michael H.; Abu-Shawish, Reem K.; Merouani, Nora – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Globalization requires the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) to experience numerous economic, social, and educational changes. In particular, Qatar's unprecedented economic growth has created a flow of high- and low-skilled expatriate workers resulting in a significant imbalance between nationals and expatriates. The implications are evident in…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Diversity (Faculty), Foreign Countries
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Lumby, Jacky; Foskett, Nick – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Internationalization has attained great significance in Higher Education, driven by both educational philosophy and commercial imperatives. Cultural change is implied as both a related process and as a goal. The article considers the multifaceted ways in which culture might be conceived and linked to different orientations to internationalization.…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Awareness, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange
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Male, Trevor; Palaiologou, Ioanna – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Literature examining effective leadership in education describe a number of models such as Transformational, Learner-Centred, Distributed and Situational. A similar example is "pedagogical leadership", a phrase that frequently appears in literature and one referring to forms of practice that shape and form teaching and learning to be…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices
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Yin, Hongbiao; Lee, John Chi-Kin; Wang, Wenlan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
Since the mid-1980s, a global resurgence of large-scale reform in the field of education has been witnessed. Implementing these reforms has created many dilemmas for change leaders. Following a three-year qualitative research project, the present study explores the dilemmas leaders faced during the implementation of the national curriculum reform…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Alsaeedi, Farraj; Male, Trevor – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The study explores the attitudes of a sample of school principals in a Kuwaiti local authority towards the need for transformational leadership, the use of its behaviours, whether these school leaders are ready to behave in diverse ways or whether there are barriers that prevent them from acting in such a manner. The findings of this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership, Leadership Styles, Principals
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Lumby, Jacky – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
The literature on educational leadership and management has referred to culture since at least the 1970s. Despite the concept's mention in over one-third of articles written in this journal, there has been little in-depth engagement with how leaders might influence it and the ethical issues involved. The article argues that leadership must engage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Instructional Leadership, Cultural Context
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Slater, Charles L. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
This article reviews recent literature in educational administration that supports the argument that leadership matters. School principals exert influence on teachers, who in turn affect student achievement. There is a need for an international approach both to replicate large studies and to use a narrative approach to study leaders in their…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Global Approach
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Newton, Paul; Burgess, David; Burns, David P. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Three decades ago, Willower (1975) argued that much of what we take to be theory in educational administration is in fact only theoretically oriented. If we accept Willower's assessment of the field as true, what implications does this statement hold for the academic study and practical application of the theoretically oriented aspects of our…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Models, Program Effectiveness, School Community Relationship
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Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth; Benham, Maenette – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
This study explored the active involvement of school and community members investing in leadership dynamics for change, especially considering the increasingly globalized world and the importance of preparing globally minded citizens. To explore how educators and leaders work to foster dynamic learning experiences in a highly mobile global…
Descriptors: International Schools, Leadership, Figurative Language, Participative Decision Making
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Moloi, K. C.; Gravett, S. J.; Petersen, N. F. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
As globalization of the world economy continues unabated, a parallel growth of globalization of knowledge is also taking place. This latter trend is little affected by the boundaries between developed and less developed countries and is having a particular impact on trends in education. This article looks at the impact of globalization within the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations, Educational Policy
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Wittmann, Eveline – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
In the face of globalization, states around the world have tried to regain legitimacy by using a policy framework known as new public management (NPM). In education, it promises to improve quality and competitiveness, by means of increasing control over educational institutions, implementing managerial techniques and submitting educational…
Descriptors: Semantics, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Global Approach
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Bottery, Michael – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2007
This article investigates the perceptions of English headteachers to questions addressing the setting of goals and the effects of external pressure on headteachers. The research utilizes semi-structured interviews with headteachers from a variety of contexts. These interviews were used to write individual headteacher "portraits", which…
Descriptors: Principals, Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Stress Variables
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