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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
Scholars throughout the world are working to diversify the knowledge base in educational leadership and management (EDLM). In concert with this effort, this article reports the results of a systematic review of research on EDLM in Africa. The goals of the review were to describe trends with respect to the volume of journal publications, national…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Administration, Journal Articles, Outcomes of Education
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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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Tian, Meng; Risku, Mika; Collin, Kaija – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This article provides a meta-analysis of research conducted on distributed leadership from 2002 to 2013. It continues the review of distributed leadership commissioned by the English National College for School Leadership (NCSL) ("Distributed Leadership: A Desk Study," Bennett et al., 2003), which identified two gaps in the research…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Evidence, Educational Theories, Transformational Leadership
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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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Coleman, Andy; Sharp, Caroline; Handscomb, Graham – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
There is wide recognition that early childhood experiences are critical to a child's development and their subsequent life chances. However, little research has been undertaken into leadership in early years settings, which is so influential in this regard. This article summarizes research into the leadership of Sure Start Children's Centres,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Child Development, Literature Reviews
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Murphy, Joseph; Torre, Daniela – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Few concepts are more noted in the leadership effects research than vision. It is a cardinal element in the school improvement equation as well. Yet, it remains one of the least well-specified components of that algorithm. Based on a comprehensive review of the research on effective leadership and school improvement from 1995 to 2012, we bring…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Leadership Effectiveness
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Hallinger, Philip; Chen, Junjun – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Over the past two decades scholars have called for a more concerted effort to develop an empirically grounded literature on educational leadership outside of mainstream "Western" contexts. This paper reports the results of a review of research topics and methods that comprise the literature on educational leadership and management in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Literature Reviews
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Heikka, Johanna; Waniganayake, Manjula; Hujala, Eeva – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article seeks to establish a new research agenda on distributed leadership by linking early childhood and school leadership research. It begins with a discussion of how distributed leadership is conceptualized, including a discussion of the main features and meanings of distributed leadership as defined by key scholars who have maintained a…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Leadership
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Coleman, Marianne – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
As part of the special edition recognizing the 40th anniversary of "Educational Management Administration & Leadership" this article reviews the coverage of leadership and diversity issues in the journal. The majority of articles concerning diversity have focused on gender, with attention turning to the wider concept of diversity since the year…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Literature Reviews, Bibliometrics
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Simkins, Tim – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
This article explores the ways in which leadership and management development (LMD) in England has been researched and analysed over the past 40 years. The article is in two parts. The first analyses the ways in which patterns of provision have evolved in response to changing conceptions of how the school system should be organized and how,…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Management Development, Instructional Leadership
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Pijl, Sip Jan; Frissen, Paul H. A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
Inclusive education challenges all schools to cater for a wider range of students. This implies that schools and teachers have to change. This literature study analyses how, if at all, policymakers can bring about changes in schools. Specific steering concepts of policymakers, whose interventions seem to address schools as "machine" bureaucracies,…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Special Needs Students, Educational Policy, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Murphy, Joseph; Meyers, Coby V. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
In this article, we provide a grounded narrative of capacity building in the turnaround equation by exploring the turnaround literature outside of education and applying it to troubled schools. Our analysis is based upon reviews of: (1) 14 comprehensive, historical volumes that examine the turnaround phenomenon; (2) 16 book-length analyses of…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Grounded Theory, Literature Reviews, Organizational Climate
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Whitehead, Gordon – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
This article reviews the literature on adolescent leadership development and connects the concept of leadership authenticity as a way to influence anti-social adolescent behavior for pro-social outcomes. Because adolescent leaders develop from both pro-social and anti-social constructs, educators must recognize the unique power of both leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Literature Reviews, Adolescent Development, Social Behavior
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