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Liu, Yan; Bellibas, Mehmet Sukru; Printy, Susan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Distributed leadership is a dynamic process and reciprocal interaction of the leader, the subordinates and the situation. This research was inspired by the theoretical framework of Spillane in order to contextualize distributed leadership and compare the variations using the Teaching and Learning International Survey 2013 data. The two-level…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Context Effect, Teacher Characteristics, Participative Decision Making
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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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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly; Raftar-Ozery, Tehila – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The goal of this study was to explore the mediating role of 'absenteeism acceptance' between different leadership styles and school ethical climate (SEC) on organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) and voluntary absence among Israeli teachers. 304 teachers were randomly selected from 304 different mainstream and special-education schools. The…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Ethics, Teacher Attendance, Attendance
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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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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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Hallinger, Philip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Research on educational leadership and management has resulted in the accumulation of increasingly persuasive findings concerning the impact school leadership can have on school performance. Indeed, there is a growing consensus that there exists a generic set of leadership practices (e.g. goal setting, developing people) which must be adapted to…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership, School Administration
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Boyask, Ruth – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The transnational trend towards school autonomy has been enacted in England through the academies programme. The programme is poised to enter its third phase of expansion in light of government commitment to the conversion of all state-funded schools to academies. This article considers the moral implications of the expansion of the programme that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, School District Autonomy, Educational Trends
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Boylan, Mark – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Internationally, there is increasing emphasis on teacher leadership of professional development. This provides opportunities for teachers to initiate and facilitate professional learning activities beyond their own schools. There is a need for theoretical tools to analyse their leadership activity and how to support it. Constructs from complexity…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Faculty Development, Mathematics Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Higham, Rupert; Booth, Tony – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
To what extent can heads use an inclusive values-led approach to school development in the face of pressures from Ofsted and their Local Authority to focus almost exclusively on attainment outcomes? We explore leadership of school improvement in a qualitative study of 10 head teachers in the English county of "Preshire," who worked with…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Values, Qualitative Research, Leadership Effectiveness
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Gumus, Sedat; Bellibas, Mehmet Sukru; Esen, Murat; Gumus, Emine – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study is to reveal the extent to which different leadership models in education are studied, including the change in the trends of research on each model over time, the most prominent scholars working on each model, and the countries in which the articles are based. The analysis of the related literature was conducted by first…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Educational Research
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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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Ninkovic, Stefan R.; Kneževic Floric, Olivera C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Although scholars have acknowledged the role of collaborative relationships of teachers in improving the quality of instruction, teacher collective efficacy continues to be a neglected construct in educational research. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relations between transformational school leadership, teacher self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables
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Forrest, Colin; Goodall, Janet; Hill, Ron; James, Chris – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In England, further education college and sixth form college governing bodies are required to appoint a clerk to administer and advise on governing procedure and practice. In this article we report research which aimed to understand and theorise about the role and the associated responsibilities. We analysed the relevant literatures, carried out a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Adult Education, National Surveys
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