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Young, Helen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
School governing bodies in England have considerable powers and responsibilities with regard to the education of pupils. This article explores how power relations operate, within governing bodies, through struggles over which types of knowledge are claimed and valued. The article draws on the analysis of policy and on ethnographic research in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boards of Education, Accountability, Power Structure
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Liu, Shujie; Xu, Xianxuan; Grant, Leslie; Strong, James; Fang, Zheng – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This article presents the results of an interpretive policy analysis of China's Ministry of Education Standards (2013) for the professional practice of principals. In addition to revealing the evolution of the evaluation of principals in China and the processes by which this policy is formulated, a comparative analysis was conducted to compare it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Evaluation, Policy Analysis
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Ward, S. C.; Bagley, C.; Lumby, J.; Hamilton, T.; Woods, P.; Roberts, A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This article examines "policy" and "policy response" through documentary analysis and an illustrative study of policy implementation. Our approach is informed by Foucault's (2009) theory that power relations in society are conditioned by a culturally generated set of ideas, and that these relations contain the space for both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Leadership
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Diko, Nolutho – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 confers equality on all South African citizens regardless of race and gender. It has been reported that, under apartheid, gender inequality was a way of life and even social liberation movements observed it. Education is not exempt from gender inequality; the Department of Education in 2003…
Descriptors: Criticism, Case Studies, Role, Organizational Culture
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Yeung, Sze Yin Shirley – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
This article reports research conducted recently into evaluation policy. The research comprises two parts: a questionnaire survey and qualitative interviews. Drawing from data collected in a survey of 65 curriculum leaders and interviews with 12 from the group, the article discusses how school evaluation policy functions to help make schools…
Descriptors: Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Accountability
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Gibton, Dan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
This article analyses patterns of post 2000 governance in Israel's education system. Drawing upon literature on educational regimes, governance in neo-liberal societies (for example, the UK and the USA), law-based educational reform and policy analysis, this study sets out to inquire how Israel's system was governed with minimal legislation for 60…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, School Restructuring, Cultural Influences
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Starr, Karen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
Governments hold principals accountable for leading and managing significant change for school improvement, primarily demonstrated through enhanced student test results. Research evidence suggests, however, that schools are slow to change, that many individuals are resistant to major change and that school reforms are often cursory or short lived.…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Principals, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Wolf, Amanda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Universities confront many challenges in their efforts to manage staff activity with the aid of workload assessment and allocation systems. This article sets out fresh perspectives from an exploratory study designed to uncover patterns of subjective views about various aspects of workloads. Using Q methodology, academic staff in a single…
Descriptors: Q Methodology, Factor Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Workload
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West, Anne; Pennell, Hazel; Hind, Audrey – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
Market-oriented reforms and school choice policies have had a high political profile in a number of developed countries. This article examines the issue of school choice through the lens of the English market-oriented reforms; it focuses on the quasi-regulation and regulation of admissions to publicly funded secondary schools. It examines…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, School Choice, Foreign Countries, Admission Criteria
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Vanhoof, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter; Verhoeven, Jef C.; Buvens, Ina – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2009
Schools are increasingly expected to take responsibility for aspects of educational quality assurance. The fact that the Flemish government requires its schools to conduct self-evaluations of their equal opportunities policies is an example of this. This article reports on the findings of a study that investigated the quality of these school…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Policy Formation, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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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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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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Pheko, Bolelang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
This article analyses the views of selected headteachers on the impact of the 10-year basic education policy on the leadership skills of secondary school headteachers in Botswana. Research literature on school leadership and management in Botswana is sparse. Despite this, demands for effective leadership in schools have continued as the education…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
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Grant, Carolyn – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2006
Prior to 1994, the education system of South Africa was characterized by a hierarchical and bureaucratic style of management as well as a situation where white schools were the key beneficiaries of resources and black schools massively disadvantaged. In 1996 a national task team made strategic proposals for education management capacity, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutors, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership
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McNamara, Gerry; O'Hara, Joe – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2006
Evaluating schools has become a contentious issue in many countries. There seems to be a broad and growing consensus that some form of evaluation can on the one hand play a significant role in school improvement efforts, and on the other is also required to provide a reasonable level of public accountability appropriate in democratic societies.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Research
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