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Cruz-González, Cristina; Rodríguez, Carmen Lucena; Segovia, Jesús Domingo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
There is growing interest in the role that principals play as school leaders. Exploring how principals build their professional leadership identity is crucial to understanding their influence on school performance. A systematic review was conducted to examine how educational leaders develop their professional identity. Our objectives were: (a) to…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Leadership Role, Professional Identity, Professional Development
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Moorosi, Pontso – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
In the light of recent media reports of racism in South African schools, this paper examines the role of school principalship standards in addressing race in South African educational leadership. The paper draws on tenets of critical race theory to examine how issues of race are addressed in the Policy for School Principalship Standard in South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Theory, Race, Principals
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Berkovich, Izhak; Eyal, Ori – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Attitude development and identity formation in educational leadership are the goals of non-traditional, and in the 21st century also of neo-traditional, development initiatives. Ethics education emerges as one of the linchpins in neo-traditional and non-traditional development initiatives. Yet, despite considerable interest in ethics education in…
Descriptors: Ethics, Leadership Training, Self Concept, Instructional Leadership
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Bailey, Lucy; Gibson, Mark T. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Although there is an extensive literature across a range of national contexts concerning the evolving role of the school leader, little has been written about the rapidly expanding world of international school leadership. This paper focuses on the top tier of leadership of international schools by drawing on semi-structured interviews with 12…
Descriptors: Principals, International Schools, Foreign Countries, Leadership Role
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Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
While shadowing as a method has been analysed and discussed, these discussions have often been focused on (business) management research as opposed to school leadership research. Additionally, little attention has so far been paid to the parameters of shadowing. Without knowledge of these matters, the validity, merits and difficulties of shadowing…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Principals, Leadership Training, Educational Administration
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Irvine, Paul A.; Brundrett, Mark – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leading is not the same as teaching, and middle leaders in schools require different capabilities to those of classroom teachers. This article explores the ways in which these capabilities are acquired by middle leaders in the independent sector during the early stages of their appointment as they progress through a transitional period. It draws…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Leadership Role
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O'Neill, Michael R.; Glasson, Shane – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article contributes to the limited body of literature pertaining to attempts by educational systems to satisfy the professional learning needs of experienced principals, defined as those with more than 10 years of experience in at least two schools. Specifically, this article illustrates the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia's…
Descriptors: Principals, Professional Development, Leadership Training, Leadership Qualities
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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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Valiente Sandó, Pedro; Prada, José J. Del Toro; Sarduy, Yunier Pérez; Ramírez, Jorge González – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The article analyzes the results of a study in which the objective was to assess the process of school principals' training in Cuba. Data collection was done through the revision of existing documents and administering of questionnaires to subjects involved in the training process. Universities and provincial and municipal departments of education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Training, Questionnaires
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Weinstein, José; Azar, Ariel; Flessa, Joseph – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Latin American educational policy has relied on the assumption that better preparation can help school leaders improve their professional performance, thus improving quality of schools. Training programs for present or future school leaders have proliferated in the region, often publicly financed, but without enough evidence of their impact. Using…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Elementary Schools, Principals, Instructional Leadership
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Jooste, Karien; Frantz, Jose; Waggie, Firdouza – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Universities are in a highly competitive environment, needing strong academic leadership. Some heads of departments have been appointed into leadership positions in a healthcare faculty after having been mere academics for a few years. They are more likely to experience challenges. This study aimed to explore the views and understanding of heads…
Descriptors: Health Services, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Hernández-Amorós, María J.; Martínez Ruiz, María A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
A prolific number of researchers have chosen to study metaphorical narratives, confirming their usefulness in educational research. The aim of this paper is to analyse the metaphorical expressions used by 68 principals from infant, primary and secondary schools in Alicante (Spain), concerning the way they see the figure of the principal and how it…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Training, Professional Development, Foreign Countries
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Smylie, Mark A.; Eckert, Jonathan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
This article introduces new perspectives, principles and recommendations for the successful development of teacher leadership. It draws from literature on teacher leadership, work redesign, and on-the-job leadership development to explore key insights and questions for teacher leadership development, and it presents a conceptual-theoretical model…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Leadership Training, Models, Instructional Leadership
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Stosich, Elizabeth Leisy; Bocala, Candice; Forman, Michelle – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
This study explores how six school leadership teams in a rural district in California responded to professional development (PD) designed to strengthen leadership practices and organizational conditions in schools for improving teaching and learning. Specifically, the PD was intended to address the problem of practice identified by the schools:…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Districts, Leadership Training, Professional Development
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Bøe, Marit; Hognestad, Karin; Waniganayake, Manjula – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This article explores qualitative shadowing as an interpretivist methodology, and explains how two researchers participating simultaneously in data collection using a video recorder, contextual interviews and video-stimulated recall interviews, conducted a qualitative shadowing study at six early childhood centres in Norway. This paper emerged…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Early Childhood Education, Leadership
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