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David, Solomon Arulraj; Abukari, Abdulai – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine teachers' perspectives on school leaders' selection and development strategies in order to propose/recommend strategies that are relevant to the context of the United Arab Emirates. Design/methodology/approach: The study gathered data through group discussion of school teachers who attended the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Personnel Selection, School Administration, Teacher Attitudes
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Quan-Baffour, Kofi Poku – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The democratic constitution that came into effect in 1994 and ushered in the new South Africa recognises parents' role in education hence the established of an innovative school governance structure of which parents are in the majority. Before then, there existed parents--teachers association in schools. Its members were handpicked and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Role, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Agasisti, Tommaso; Falzetti, Patrizia; Soncin, Mara – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: This research investigates the impact of managerial practices implemented by Italian school principals on students' outcomes, using micro-data provided by the National Evaluation Committee for Education (INVALSI) for 2013/14 school year. Design/methodology/approach: Employing an educational production function, the authors regress a set…
Descriptors: Principals, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Salas-Velasco, Manuel – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to measure the efficiency performance of public sector-funded schools in Spain. Design/methodology/approach: Using school-level data from Program for International Student Assessment 2012, cross-sectional models were estimated using stochastic frontier analysis (SFA). Technical efficiencies of public…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Efficiency, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries
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Gonzales, Miguel M. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the significant challenges school administrators encountered leading a one-to-one laptop school and what vision school administrators have for one-to-one laptop use in the classroom. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology for this study was a case study approach. In total, 15 school…
Descriptors: School Administration, Administrators, Laptop Computers, Technology Uses in Education
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Cheng, Eric C.K.; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Wai Wa; Tang, Hei Hang Hayes – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the urgent need for a genuinely effective and attainable citizenship education model in Hong Kong's schools, which focusses on promoting student participation in school governance. It is an empirical citizenship education management model for school leaders that illustrates the predictive effects…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Citizenship Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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Barnard, Peter A. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explain the influence of a school's operational structure on organisational learning capacity (OLC), and how this either supports or disables any aspiration as a learning organisation. Design/methodology/approach: Two organisational working models are described, one based on same-age structure and another…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, School Administration, Administrative Organization, Organizational Culture
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Liu, Peng – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: Understanding the relationship between distributed leadership and teachers commitment to change in the Chinese urban primary school context was the purpose of this study. Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative research method is used in this study. For ensuring comprehensiveness, this research employed a random sampling method. This…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Urban Schools, Educational Change, Correlation
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Gümüs, Sedat; Bellibas, Mehmet Sükrü – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: There is an extensive body of contemporary educational literature concerning teachers' professional development (PD), but little attention has been paid to the PD of principals, despite their vital role in improving student learning outcomes. The available literature on principals' PD deals with content and quality while mostly ignoring…
Descriptors: Principals, Correlation, Self Efficacy, Leadership Effectiveness
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Ritacco, Maximiliano Jose; Bolivar, Antonio – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose an emerging approach in research on school leadership, within the framework of the "International Successful School Principalship Project (ISSPP)", where one of the three key research strands is "Principals' identities". Design/methodology/approach: The paper responds, from a…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Content Analysis
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Tamir, Emanuel; Arar, Khalid – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine considerations employed in decision-making processes by Israeli high school leaders, when implementing the "Courage to Change" reform. The reform gave schools large supplementary resources in the form of "weekly instruction time" and they decided how to exploit these additional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Resource Allocation, Decision Making
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Wirawan, Hillman; Tamar, Muhammad; Bellani, Elvita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of emotional intelligence (EI) and achievement motivation (AM) on elementary school principals' leadership styles. This study investigates the contribution of EI and AM on the two major leadership categories: the task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership.…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Countries
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Kafa, Antonios; Pashiardis, Petros – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore a broader understanding of the role of Cypriot school principals' personal identities, through a values system perspective, when exercising their leadership. Design/methodology/approach: A multicase study methodology was followed with five school principals, representing five different leadership…
Descriptors: Principals, Case Studies, Professional Identity, Leadership Styles
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Kõiv, Kersti; Liik, Kadi; Heidmets, Mati – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the mediating effect of teacher's psychological empowerment between school leadership style and teachers' work-related outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 711 teachers from 31 Estonian schools were surveyed with a questionnaire measuring four dimensions of psychological empowerment…
Descriptors: School Administration, Teacher Empowerment, Leadership Styles, Teacher Attitudes
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Leechman, Gareth; McCulla, Norman; Field, Laurie – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the processes and relationships between school councils and school leadership teams in the local governance of 18 independent, faith-based schools in New South Wales, Australia. Design/methodology/approach: A three-phase, mixed-method research design was used incorporating development of a…
Descriptors: School Administration, Foreign Countries, Governance, School Councils
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