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Normand, Romuald, Ed.; Moos, Lejf, Ed.; Liu, Moos, Ed.; Tulowitzki, Pierre, Ed. – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This book identifies the cultural and moral foundations of country-specific educational governance and school leadership and presents the principles of justice and the diversity of common goods that guide leadership practices in schools. It contributes to an existing research field that studies diversity and ethical leadership in schools. The…
Descriptors: Governance, Instructional Leadership, Cultural Influences, Moral Values
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Liu, Min – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter will focus on the historical and cultural evolution of educational leadership in China. Based on the construction of the connotation of leadership in China, this paper analyzes especially educational leadership in governance, from macro- meso- and micro perspectives. China is considered as a traditional centralized country. But after…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Governance, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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McNae, Rachel; Barnard, Shelley – Educational Governance Research, 2021
Educational leaders are called to action by the very nature of their jobs, to address issues of social inequity and injustice. Their leadership is key to revealing, disrupting and subverting institutional arrangements which marginalize individuals, reorienting educational engagement towards inclusion, transformation and equity. This chapter…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Moos, Lejf – Educational Governance Research, 2021
Looking back at the history of society, culture and institutions in Denmark can produce snapshots of the foundation of education and educational leadership. In some respects, the history of culture, society and education goes back at least 200 years. Educational theories, institutional structures and leadership practices can be framed as a quest…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Theories, Governance, Democracy
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Perrenoud, Olivier; Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter presents the cultural and social foundations of educational leadership in Switzerland. Switzerland has the particularity of being a federal state with 26 cantons and as many education systems that are different in their specificity and similar in their common and harmonized foundations. We will present the Swiss system and its…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Role, Administrator Role, Foundations of Education
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Normand, Romuald – Educational Governance Research, 2021
French principals are exposed to paradoxes. Their ethics and values lead them to maintain a republican moral stance by affirming their attachment to public services and secularism. Their membership to a professional group within a bureaucratic organization does not predispose them to endorse managerial ideas and practices. However, as the New…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Moral Values, Foreign Countries
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Normand, Romuald; Moos, Lejf; Liu, Min; Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This volume identifies cultural and moral foundations of country-specific school leadership and it presents the foundations and principles of social justice and the diversity of common goods that often guide leadership practices in schools. Political and cultural backgrounds for educational and leadership policies, that frame the practices of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles, Political Influences
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Hanhimäki, Eija; Risku, Mika – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter provides the Finnish scope on cultural and social foundations of ethical educational leadership. Finland is often seen as an outlier. Predominant transnational trends are recognized but they tend to reach Finland with a delay and manifest themselves somewhat differently from the mainstream. There are contextual reasons for the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Instructional Leadership, Governance, Cultural Context
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Johansson, Olof; Ärlestig, Helene – Educational Governance Research, 2021
Analysis of Swedish educational policy will start the importance of some state commissions on education. The first one was published in 1946 (SOU, 1948:27) and the second in 2017 (SOU, 2017:35). The first commission's main aim was to form democratic citizens, while the second focused on equity in learning opportunities. Both state commissions had…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Educational Legislation
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Normand, Romuald; Moos, Lejf; Liu, Min; Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Governance Research, 2021
As we have seen throughout these chapters, the conceptions and practices of school leadership do not correspond to disembodied standards promoted by international organizations. Their influences are highly dependent on the historical, cultural, and social context within each country and its education system. Some of them have a strong tradition of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, Social Environment, Cultural Context
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Lowenhaupt, Rebecca – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter examines school leadership in the United States as it relates to the changing context for public education. In the midst of demographic shifts that have led to growing diversity across the country, public schools serve as key points of contact for immigrant youth and their families. At the same time, an expanding accountability system…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Self Concept, Social Emotional Learning
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Luzmore, Ruth; Brown, Chris – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter will explore the experience of educational leadership in state schools in England. It begins with a brief outline of the history of state education before assessing how education currently operates as part of the political-economic shift to a competition state. School leaders in England work in a culture described as high…
Descriptors: Altruism, Accountability, Special Needs Students, Instructional Leadership
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Møller, Jorunn – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter aims to situate cultural and moral dimensions of Norwegian educational leadership within the broader social and political environment and in relation to political-ideological transformations that have taken place during the last 70 years. The analysis draws on historical and contemporary research on education policy and leadership. I…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Dimmock, Clive; Tan, Cheng Yong; Chiong, Charleen – Educational Governance Research, 2021
This chapter examines the complex ways in which political, economic, cultural and moral foundations shape pervasive conceptions and practices of educational leadership in Singapore. It argues that school leadership reflects fundamental socio-political values that underpin Singaporean governance: these core values are built on three pillars -- the…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Confucianism, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries
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Easley, Jacob, II; White-Smith, Kimberly; Soto-Ruiz, Nilda – Educational Governance Research, 2021
In 1848, Horace Mann remarked, "Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance wheel of the social machinery" (para. 10). Yet, school reform, especially in large urban districts like New York and Los Angeles, seeking to equalize the human conditions of people is a…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Ethical Instruction, Capacity Building, Social Justice
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