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Santizo Rodall, Claudia A.; Ortega Salazar, Sylvia B. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
This article discusses the type of organization and leadership that underlies a competency-based management rule established in Mexico (2008) applicable to principals in public upper high schools. This rule, identified as the 449 Agreement, describes competencies and communicates expected behavior. Implementation, however, is mediated by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Responsibility, Competence
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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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Berkovich, Izhak; Eyal, Ori – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Educational leadership plays a significant role in school success, through its effects on teachers' emotions, attitudes, and behaviours. However, the knowledge of how school leaders influence teachers' emotions is very limited. Most existing evidence focuses on general explanations that are not the result of controlled research designs, which is…
Descriptors: Principals, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Empathy
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Noman, Mohammad; Awang Hashim, Rosna; Shaik Abdullah, Sarimah – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The study of context-based leadership practices has gained currency during the last decade. This study aims to complement the recent efforts of researchers in identifying the context-based leadership practices of successful school leaders, and deliberating how these practices are enacted within their own unique contexts. An in-depth case study was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Success, Principals, Semi Structured Interviews
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Gómez-Hurtado, Inmaculada; González-Falcón, Inmaculada; Coronel, José M. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The aim of this article is to examine how school principals perceive cultural diversity and management. To this end, qualitative research was carried out for one semester in four secondary schools in Andalusia (Spain). Through interviews and discussion groups, triangulated with other qualitative research techniques, we explored the mindset and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Principals, Educational Administration
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Morrison, Allan R. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In today's competitive and rapidly evolving educational environment, the ability to implement appropriate and effective change is of critical importance to an international school's ongoing success. This study examines leadership characteristics and styles that support the development and forward momentum of a change agenda within the context of…
Descriptors: International Schools, Educational Environment, Mixed Methods Research, Educational Change
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Ford, Timothy G.; Youngs, Peter A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Emerging from concerns about "contrived collegiality" in schools is also the recognition that breaking existing patterns of collegial interaction (or lack thereof) might necessitate some level of leader-initiated (or otherwise organizational) intervention. This paper presents the case of Middleville, a high-performing Midwestern US…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Collegiality, Urban Schools, School Districts
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
In an effort to enhance the quality of teachers and teaching, and to lead internal curriculum development in primary schools, the Hong Kong Education Bureau created a new curriculum leader post entitled primary school master/mistress (curriculum development) or PSMCD for short. The main purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Elementary Schools
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Jones, Deborah – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This article presents research undertaken with female headteachers in UK primary schools and explores several influential discourses in relation to female headteachers' identities. It considers themes inherent in women's narratives as they reflect upon their professional lives and discusses various identities inhabited by female leaders which…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Mifsud, Denise – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
In this paper, I explore the relationship of democracy to educational leadership; more specifically, to the notion of distributed leadership as it unfolds within policy-mandated multi-site school collaboratives, with particular reference to practices in go. Under the policy framework "For All Children To Succeed" introduced in Malta in…
Descriptors: Democracy, Authoritarianism, Participative Decision Making, Transformational Leadership
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Ng, Ashley Yoon-Mooi – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This paper examines the preparation of school principals in Malaysia, and the aspiration of the Malaysian Education Blueprint 2013-2025 to ensure high-performing school leaders in every school. It reports on the principal preparatory programme, the National Professional Qualification for Educational Leaders, which is mandatory to those who aspire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Administrator Education, Principals
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Cho, Vincent; Jimerson, Jo Beth – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
What does it mean to be and to act like a school leader online? Although many school leaders might be comfortable navigating issues of identity in face-to-face environments, online environments may present new and unprecedented challenges. These challenges may range from concerns about privacy and surveillance to questions about how best to…
Descriptors: School Administration, Social Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
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Tubin, Dorit – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Principals' ability to lead their school towards its goals depends to a large extent on their leadership identity that influences the clarity of their mission, the way they see themselves as educational leaders and acceptance of their authority by their followers. Based on the concepts of leadership identity and role embeddedness, the present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Qualities, Professional Identity
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Robertson, Sylvia – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
School principals have unique identities that influence capacity to manage change. This New Zealand study explores professional identity in educational leadership and addresses a lesser researched area of identity transformation in longer-serving principals. Principals were asked how they perceived themselves as changing or changed as they led…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Principals, Elementary Education, Case Studies
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Armstrong, Denise; Mitchell, Coral – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This qualitative study used a critical intersectional lens to examine how two black female Canadian principals negotiated their professional identities in administrative contexts. Both principals encountered gender and race-related pressures to fit normative expectations of administrators as white males. Navigating their intersecting identities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Race, Gender
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