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Avidov-Ungar, Orit; Reingold, Roni – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
In Israel, the Ministry of Education determines all aspects of educational policy, including teachers' initial teacher education, licensing and professional development. As part of the New Horizon educational reform, the Ministry announced in 2010 a new plan for the professional development of teachers in Israel. The Ministry assigned a mediating…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Administrator Role, Faculty Development, Teacher Educators
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Shore, Kevin; Walshaw, Margaret – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
The roles and aspirations of Assistant/Deputy Principals (AP/DPs) have received attention for a number of decades. In contrast to much of the reported research that either highlights the administrative and management tasks or foregrounds principal succession, we explore levels of satisfaction that play into DP/APs' interpretations of the realities…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Measures
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Szeto, Elson; Cheng, Annie Yan-Ni – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
Teacher leadership lies at the heart of school improvement. Leadership development among beginning teachers, however, is often neglected. This paper examines the role of principal-teacher interactions in the leadership development of a group of beginning teachers. Using a case study design, interviews were conducted and documentary evidence was…
Descriptors: Principals, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Leadership, Beginning Teachers
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Niño, Juan Manuel – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
This qualitative study seeks to create a better understanding of the work of school superintendents. This study was conducted using ethnographic techniques as a way to describe the practice of a Latino superintendent in a borderland community in south Texas. Guiding questions for this study were: What goes on in the workday life of a…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Leadership Role, Leadership Styles, Qualitative Research
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Abrahamsen, Hedvig – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
A substantial body of research emphasises school leadership as a major influence on quality improvement in schools. Although numerous studies have identified the importance of the principal, fewer studies have examined the middle management level within schools, the deputy heads and assistant principals. Influenced by international trends, local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Assistant Principals, Administrator Role, Power Structure
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Muñoz, Ava J.; Pankake, Anita M.; Mills, Shirley; Simonsson, Marie – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
Why is it that so many women seem to climb the administrative ladder leading to the superintendency frequently and with relative ease, but do not reach that top rung? Data to help address this question is presented here. These data are part of a larger research project completed in the fall of 2006. In addressing this question, an overview of the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Superintendents, Women Administrators, Gender Differences
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly; Ben-Amram, Miri – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to reexamine the effect of internal school factors such as school violence and class size, and external school factors such as family socio-economic resources on student math achievements, based on the social ecological model, eliciting an integrative approach. Data were collected from an Israeli national database,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Leadership Role, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership
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Döös, Marianne; Wilhelmson, Lena; Madestam, Jenny; Örnberg, Åsa – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
A school principal's workload is recognised as being heavy, with an imbalance between demands and resources. This paper contributes to the development of collective leadership. The principalship constellations of six schools in Sweden were studied with the aim of strengthening the current knowledge about structures and experiences of shared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Gannouni, Kais; Ramboarison-Lalao, Lovanirina – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
When exploring the effects of leadership on students, most studies have focused on either how leadership affects the students' academic outcomes or how it contributes to their personal development. This study merged both approaches and aimed to measure the mediating effects of self-efficacy and self-determination among leadership, students'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Determination, Academic Persistence, Self Efficacy
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Cuadros, María del Pilar Jaime; Cáceres Reche, María Pilar; Lucena, Francisco Javier Hinojo – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
This work is part of a wider research effort in the field of leadership and organizational development, coordinated by the University of Granada and the A.R.E.A Research Group (Analysis of Educational Reality in Andaluz), HUM/672. It was developed in the Cooperative University of Colombia, a country where technical and technological programmes…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Foreign Countries, Principals
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Sperandio, Jill; Kong, Peggy A. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
This article explored the effects of external agency on the establishment of professional learning communities (PLCs). The research was undertaken in the context of schools that have chosen to adopt the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) worldwide. The study employed a two-stage qualitative sequential design…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Advanced Placement Programs, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Valli, Linda; Stefanski, Amanda; Jacobson, Reuben – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
School-community partnerships have shown promise as an educational reform effort. In these partnerships, schools expand their traditional educational mission to include health and social services for children and families and to involve the broader community. Such partnerships have been found to enhance student learning, strengthen schools and…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Models, Social Capital
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Weinberger, Yehudith – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
The article presents a system-wide change initiated in the faculty of education at a major teachers' college aimed at developing students' reading, and written and oral communication proficiencies, while focusing on clarity and coherence, and the use of rich, correct and precise language for purposes of studying, teaching and research. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Participatory Research, Academic Discourse
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Karagrigoriou, Efstratia – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
Globalization and neoliberal practices have influenced leadership in education in various ways, including through curricula. One of the most vital sections in curricula is citizenship education. Supranational and international organizations, as well as governments, have advanced interest in elementary school, particularly kindergarten, curricula.…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Neoliberalism, Citizenship Education, Democracy
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Smith, P. Sean; Trygstad, Peggy J.; Hayes, Meredith L. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
Instructional teacher leadership is central to a vision of distributed leadership. However, identifying instructional teacher leaders can be a daunting task, particularly for administrators who find themselves either newly appointed or faced with high staff turnover. This article describes the use of social network analysis (SNA), a simple but…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership
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