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MacKinnon, Gregory Rodney; Young, David; Paish, Sophie; LeBel, Sue – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
An instructional leadership program (ILP) has offered education and support to three cohorts of educational leaders in Nova Scotia, Canada, amounting to approximately 130 participants. Quantitative and qualitative feedback from a convenience sample (n = 90) suggests that the ILP offers an extremely useful practical program; in fact, 95 percent of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Education Programs, Leadership Training
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Walker, Keith; Kutsyuruba, Benjamin – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article is based on an extensive mixed-methods pan-Canadian study that examined the differential impact of teacher induction and mentorship programs on the retention of early career teachers (ECTs). It discusses the findings from the analysis of publicly available pan-Canadian documents detailing the mandated roles, duties, and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Administrator Role, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Patten, Sarah L. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This study aims to recommend and test a conceptual model for socio-economic status (SES) and variables to measure it that are available to researchers in Canada and applicable in other countries. Recommendations for quantitative researchers are presented to address issues that arise with including SES in analyses. The study analyzed data linking…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement
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Faubert, Brenton Cyriel; Le, Anh Thi Hoai; Wakim, Georges; Swapp, Donna – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article reports on a rigorous approach developed for calibrating the Evidence-Based Adequacy Model to suit the Ontario K-12 public education context, and the actual calibrations made. The four-step calibration methodology draws from expert consultations and a review of the academic literature. Specific attention is given to the technical…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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Rodway, Joelle – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
Ontario's Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) program is a provincially sponsored initiative that aims to build school district capacity for developing research-informed school mental health policies. This article reports findings from a mixed-methods study that employs social network theory and analysis tools to explore the centrality of CYMH…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Capacity Building, Mental Health Programs, Educational Policy
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Auclair, Jean-Vianney – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
In 2000, the Government of Manitoba initiated an inter-sectoral policy strategy referred to as Healthy Child Manitoba. This article reports on a research project that studied the success and challenges of this horizontal policy strategy. The research suggests that while this policy approach--which places education within the broader context of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Health Promotion, Public Policy
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Winton, Sue; Jervis, Lauren – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article discusses findings from a study of a 22-year campaign to change special education assessment policy in Ontario by the advocacy organization People for Education (P4E) and explains how dominant discourses enabled the government to leave the issue unresolved. Based on a rhetorical analysis of 58 documents, the article identifies…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Advocacy, Neoliberalism, Special Education
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Handford, Victoria; Leithwood, Kenneth – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
Conducted in British Columbia, this mixed-methods study tested the effects of nine district characteristics on student achievement, explored conditions that mediate the effects of such characteristics, and contributed to understandings about the role school-level leaders play in district efforts to improve achievement. Semistructured interview…
Descriptors: School Districts, Mathematics Achievement, Language Skills, Principals
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Shanahan, Theresa Gemma – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
Using a legal framework, doctrinal analysis, critical legal analysis, and fundamental legal research and drawing upon legislation, case law, judicial, and scholarly commentary, this article defines the fiduciary duties of Canadian university governing boards given the unique features of the university as a legal entity. The legal analysis…
Descriptors: Governance, Foreign Countries, Universities, Governing Boards
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Zuiker, Steven John; Piepgrass, Niels; Tefera, Adai; Anderson, Kate T.; Winn, Kevin; Fischman, Gustavo – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This study examines emerging efforts by three colleges of education to contribute to research use through public systems of knowledge exchange among researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and other education stakeholders. Often labeled "knowledge mobilization" (KM), such organization- and individual-level agendas seek to enhance,…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Schools of Education, Educational Research, College Faculty
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Tichnor-Wagner, Ariel – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
Global migration, global markets, and technological advances have connected the world at an unprecedented scale and have diversified the communities with which people engage and the schools in which educators teach. This study explores the school leadership attributes that facilitate the learning of critical competencies needed to thrive in a…
Descriptors: Global Approach, School Administration, Democracy, Grounded Theory
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Malin, Joel R.; Brown, Chris; Saultz, Andrew – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This study analyzed educators' requests for grant funding to purchase desired educational resources or services. Specifically, it examined to what extent, and how, educators utilized research and other forms of evidence to support their decision-making. References to research were sparse, though applicants sometimes referred to local data or…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Research Utilization, Grants
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Gray, Julie Anne – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2018
This conceptual article proposes a research-based model for leadership preparation programs to more effectively prepare, support, and sustain new school leaders in the field and profession. This study offers a new construct, which combines the concepts of early field experiences, experiential learning, leadership-focused coaching, and mentoring…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Mentors, Models, Partnerships in Education
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Morgan, Thomas Lee – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2018
Education research has established a significant relationship between school leadership and students' achievement. This study considers the leadership self-efficacy and practice of assistant principals (AP) in public schools in the domains of facilitating a supportive and collaborative learning environment, instructional leadership, school…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Administrator Role
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Hochbein, Craig; Smeaton, Katherine S. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study is to explore the prevalence of quantitative research methodologies in published journal articles to better understand the knowledge and skills necessary for school leaders to meet the expectations of applying research findings to practice. It examines research articles published between 2008 and 2013 in the…
Descriptors: Incidence, Research Methodology, Journal Articles, Educational Research
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