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Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth, Ed.; Ärlestig, Helene, Ed.; Storgaard, Merete, Ed. – Educational Governance Research, 2023
This book discusses principals' prerequisites and work within the five Nordic countries and focuses on schools as formal institutions that carry out functions delegated to them by the social collective. It includes a discussion about what kind of state policy demonstrates autonomy in Nordic schools, as well as the ways in which school leaders as…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Leadership, Principals, State Policy
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Krejsler, John Benedicto, Ed.; Moos, Lejf, Ed. – Educational Governance Research, 2023
This book discusses national school policy reforms in a number of key European countries and shows how these are framed in transnational collaborations that meet with national particularities and contestations. It gives an overview of school policy developments that represents the diversity of Europe within a comparative framework. It takes point…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Policy, Educational Change, Alignment (Education)
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Uljens, Michael, Ed. – Educational Governance Research, 2023
Interpreting the modern heritage of 'Bildung' in connection to education theory, this open access volume explores non-affirmative theory of education and 'Bildung' as a language of education for the 21st century. In this 'Bildung'-centered view of education, discerning thought on knowledge and values are critical objectives of education. To…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Citizenship, Democratic Values
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Elfert, Maren; Ydesen, Christian – Educational Governance Research, 2023
This book examines the educational role of three international organizations created as part of the post-World War II multilateral architecture: the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Bank, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). These organizations have significantly…
Descriptors: Governance, International Organizations, Global Approach, Power Structure
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Rasmussen, Annette, Ed.; Dovemark, Marianne, Ed. – Educational Governance Research, 2022
This work discusses how the complex relationship between welfare policies of equity and market efficiencies/deficiencies of education policies is handled in local practices. It offers contributions from the five Nordic countries - Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland - and pays special attention to questions about access and diversity in…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Access to Education
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Madsen, Miriam – Educational Governance Research, 2022
This book addresses governing by numbers and human capital policy in higher education by asking how higher education is quantified, how the quantitative information is used in educational governance, and how the information is perceived by students, teachers, managers, and policymakers, and affects decision-making. It also thematically discusses…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Educational Policy, Neoliberalism
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Parreira do Amaral, Marcelo, Ed.; Thompson, Christiane, Ed. – Educational Governance Research, 2022
This book discusses the central role education and research play in generating both value and comparative advantages in the (imageries of) global competition, competitiveness and transnational value chains. They are seen as "assets" placed at the forefront of developments that are arguably reshaping individuals, society and economy. This…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Global Approach, Competition, Economic Factors
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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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