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Zhang, Sen; Bowers, Alex J.; Mao, Yaqing – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Teachers' voice behaviour plays a critical role in school reform by providing constructive suggestions to promote teaching, students' learning and school management. This study investigates how and under what conditions principals' authentic leadership contributes to teachers' voice behaviour. Data collected from 982 teachers in 38 primary schools…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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Modeste, Marsha E.; Hornskov, Søren Buhl; Bjerg, Helle; Kelley, Carolyn J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This comparative analysis applies a distributed leadership framework to data from teachers and leaders taking the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL). Because the policies educators in Denmark and the United States respond to in their daily practice are related through the transnational policy borrowing process, we are…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership
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Ganon-Shilon, Sherry; Schechter, Chen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Effective education reform depends on its successful realization by the school leadership carrying out the reform. School principals and middle leaders in the 21st century re-examine their traditional role so as to understand complexities and ambiguities characterizing their various responsibilities within the context of school reform. As critical…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Holistic Approach, Administrator Role
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Crick, Ruth Deakin; Barr, Steven; Green, Howard; Pedder, David – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
A continuing challenge for the education system is how to evaluate the wider outcomes of schools. Wider measures of success--such as citizenship or lifelong learning--influence each other and emerge over time from complex interactions between students, teachers and leaders, and the wider community. Unless methods are found to evaluate these…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, School Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Computer Software
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Eger, Ludvík; Egerová, Dana – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
The past 20 years have been a period of reforms for school systems in Visegrad countries. However, the successful implementation of educational reforms requires effective leaders and managers and, to produce effective leaders, changes in the system of leadership and management programmes need to be adopted. From 2004, the Czech Republic saw a…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Educational Change, Leadership Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Mitchell, Coral; Sackney, Larry – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Although school improvement continues to present as an unresolved educational problem, the required changes are relatively straightforward. Essentially, schools need to be retooled with students' experiences and high-quality instruction at the center of the design. In this article, we present the findings of research into the leadership of…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Parker, Lyn; Raihani, R. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
In 1998, Indonesia embarked on a journey to democracy. This journey involved the decentralization of education from 2002. The new school-based management (SBM) system required greater community and parental participation in schools--thereby, it was hoped, contributing to a deepening of democracy. Islamic schools ("madrasah") also adopted…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Democracy, Community Involvement, School Based Management
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MacBeath, John – Educational Management, Administration, & Leadership, 2008
In their commitment to raising standards successive Conservative and Labour governments have moved progressively to tighter prescription of school policy and more far reaching proscription of practices deemed unacceptable. This article examines how 12 headteachers construct the policy environment and how they respond to it in the schools they…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Interviews
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Allix, Nicholas; Gronn, Peter – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
Despite a long history and considerable study, leadership remains a notoriously perplexing and enigmatic phenomenon. Although the "new leadership" perspective has revived convictions and general interest in leadership studies, conceptual and methodological problems nevertheless remain a feature of the research and theory-building terrain, and some…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Leadership, Knowledge Level, Epistemology