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Bailey, Lucy; Purinton, Ted; Al-Mahdi, Osama; Khalifa, Hala Al – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Although school turnaround has been studied extensively in Western contexts such as the United States, the applicability of remedies to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries has not been extensively studied. The literature that exists predominantly uses a Western cultural lens. This article identifies four key dimensions of leadership for…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, School Administration, Leadership, Cultural Differences
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Beauchamp, Gary; Hulme, Moira; Clarke, Linda; Hamilton, Lorna; Harvey, Janet A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has confronted school leaders across the four devolved nations of the United Kingdom (UK) with a period of exceptional crisis. This responsive, small-scale, but UK-wide study focuses on headteacher perspectives on leadership and management in the initial stages of this pandemic, contributing to our understanding of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Administration
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Johnson, Lauri – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This article analyzes the career trajectories of eight Black and South Asian headteachers who were part of a larger study of three generations of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) headteachers (28) interviewed in 2015 (Johnson, 2017). Using a longitudinal life history approach and portraiture, it seeks to answer the question, "How do…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Principals, Leadership
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Townsend, Crasha V. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
There is an exiguous representation of African American women in leadership positions at institutions of higher education. This study examines the experiences related to the retention of Black women administrators at Predominantly White Institutions through a qualitative phenomenological lens. This study explored the experiences of five African…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, African Americans, Women Administrators, Leadership
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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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Liu, Peng – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This review paper describes the development of turnaround leadership research in educational settings to understand its trends and future directions. The review uses an established research process to make sense of the turnaround leadership literature. It identifies the continuities and discontinuities in this research area, which have strong…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Leadership, Educational Research
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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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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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Moswela, Bernard; Kgosidialwa, Keonyatse – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This paper explored two issues as follows: the influence school leaders have on school performances and factors that hinder school leaders' efforts to achieve school success in Botswana secondary and primary schools. The subjects of the study were 199 teachers and 21 members of the senior management team in primary and secondary schools in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Leadership
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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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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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Håkansson, Jan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article presents the results of a qualitative study with the aim of contributing to an understanding of preschool managers' leadership in systematic quality work in a Swedish context. In line with the Education Act and the preschool curriculum, systematic quality work is compulsory in all Swedish preschools. This consists of several steps,…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Administrators, Leadership
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Flessa, Joseph; Bramwell, Daniela; Fernandez, Magdalena; Weinstein, José – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
School site leadership has commanded the attention of researchers and policymakers in Anglo-American jurisdictions for at least two decades, but little is known about how many other parts of the globe have addressed this topic. This paper reviews published research and policy documents related to school leadership in Latin America between…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Literature Reviews, Position Papers, Leadership
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Castillo, Felipe Aravena; Hallinger, Philip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this systematic review was to further our understanding of educational leadership and management (EDLM) knowledge production in Latin America. We conducted a "topographical review" of 48 articles from Latin America published in eight "core" EDLM journals published between 1991 and 2017. Data analysis focused on…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Administration, Leadership, Governance
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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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