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Gibson, Mark T.; Simon, Susan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This article explores the effects on former principals who have undergone involuntary job dissolution. It draws upon a study of 10 former principals who have experienced involuntary job dissolution in England and Australia; however, none of the participants were dismissed. Hour-long, one-to-one interviews were conducted with each participant and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Motivation
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Morris, Jonathan Padraig – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This paper examines the organisational culture of a comprehensive school that converted to an academy in 2010 by utilising the cultural web model as a tool for analysing an academy's culture. The case study employs a concurrent mixed-method approach of questionnaires for staff with no responsibility (SNR), focus groups for staff with management…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, School Administration, Charter Schools, Educational Change
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Weinstein, José; Raczynski, Dagmar; Peña, Javiera – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The article analyses the trust relationship between principals and teachers in primary schools in the specific Chilean educational context. The analysis is based on the concept of school trust, emphasizing Bryk and Tschannen-Moran's classic works. A mixed sequential quantitative-qualitative research methodology is used, including both a survey and…
Descriptors: Teacher Administrator Relationship, Trust (Psychology), Elementary School Teachers, Power Structure
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Liu, Peng – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This review paper describes the development of turnaround leadership research in educational settings to understand its trends and future directions. The review uses an established research process to make sense of the turnaround leadership literature. It identifies the continuities and discontinuities in this research area, which have strong…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Leadership, Educational Research
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Wan, Sally Wai-Yan; Tse, Yuen-Shan; Tsang, Wing-Ki; Lee, Thomas Wing-Ki; Wong, Ylena Yan; Wan, Ada Wing-Tung; Wan, Wai-Po Eunice – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Teacher leadership is one of the essential factors in curriculum implementation. Curriculum development is never an easy task for teachers. Several studies have indicated that teacher leadership has led to school improvement and fostered student achievement and engagement in learning. However, most studies have focused on examining teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Attitudes
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Gurmu, Tesfaye Gemechu – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The study is an explanatory qualitative research that seeks to investigate the processes of Ethiopian primary school principals' selection and training for professionalising principals. The participants are seven faculty members, 11 school principals and five education officials. Data are collected through semi-structured interview, focus group…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, School Administration, Principals, Foreign Countries
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The aim of this study was to explore principals' perceptions of school practices that have ethical meaning through a transnational perspective based on the 8th grade TIMSS 2015 international assessment. The sample comprised 8353 principals from 8353 different schools and 280,130 students that participated in the TIMSS 2015 survey. We used…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Correlation, School Administration
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Qadach, Mowafaq; Schechter, Chen; Da'as, Rima'a – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Keeping experienced and competent teachers in schools is becoming an important challenge for school leadership. Hence, this research tested an innovative model which explored the direct and indirect relationship between principals' instructional leadership, collective teacher efficacy, a shared vision, and a teacher's intent to leave their…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Intention, Faculty Mobility, Correlation
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De Lisle, Jerome; Annisette, Sean; Bowrin-Williams, Cheryl – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
In this study of high-poverty schools in Trinidad and Tobago, we (1) identified recurring patterns and generative mechanisms for successful principal leadership and (2) explored the utility of transformational, shared, and instructional leadership models. We argued that situational and country context are central to understanding school leadership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Responsibility, Poverty
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Hourani, Rida Blaik; Litz, David; Smith, Allison – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
This case study explores how educational leaders in a UAE juvenile correctional educational center perceive their multi-dimensional responsibilities and roles. The dynamics of leaders' responsibilities and roles, as well as the constraints they face, are conceptualized within the paradigms of functionalism, conflict theory, and postmodernism. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Delinquency, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Education
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Ho, Jeanne; Ong, Monica; Tan, Liang See – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Purpose: This paper presents a study on how professional learning communities (PLC) are developed in an Asian setting, and the nature of leadership that helped to cultivate and sustain PLC in this setting. Research Method: The study adopted a sequential mixed method, starting with a survey followed by qualitative case studies, involving focused…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Asians, Cultural Context, Sustainability
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Kiliçoglu, Gökhan; Kiliçoglu, Derya Yilmaz; Hammersley-Fletcher, Linda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Schools in Turkey are primarily influenced by the Ministry of National Education ("Milli Egitim Bakanligi") through laws and regulations. Compliance with regulations might be characterised as superficial in many respects and can lead to schools 'decoupling' their espoused structures from the realities of practice. In other words, they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Principals
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Oldac, Yusuf Ikbal; Kondakci, Yasar – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between student achievement and a set of school-level variables, including distributed leadership, academic optimism, teacher collaboration and enabling school structure. The study was designed as correlational research. A Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM) analysis was conducted with a…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Institutional Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Power Structure
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Hallinger, Philip; Hosseingholizadeh, Rezvan – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The purpose of this study is to understand and describe patterns of principal instructional leadership practice in Iranian primary schools and to then assess whether there are differences between the high- and low-rated principals. A mixed methods design was used to collect both qualitative and quantitative data from principals and teachers within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers
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Malinga, Cynthia B.; Jita, Loyiso C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
To date, little research has been conducted on subject leadership by primary and/or junior secondary school heads of department (HODs). Unlike their senior secondary school counterparts, South African science HODs have the more complex task of leading in the multidisciplinary context of natural sciences (NS1). Such leadership comes in addition to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Grade 8, Grade 9, Foreign Countries
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