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Ray, Joshua; Pijanowski, John; Lasater, Kara – Journal of Educational Administration, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the well-being of school principals and the job-embedded demands responsible for challenging their adoption of healthy self-care practices. Design/methodology/approach: Drawing upon a multidisciplinary theoretical framework that included contributions from the fields of neurobiology and psychology,…
Descriptors: Self Management, Principals, Well Being, Job Satisfaction
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Collie, Rebecca J.; Granziera, Helena; Martin, Andrew J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2020
Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the extent to which several workplace factors are implicated in school principals' well-being. Two job resources (i.e. participatory climate and collegial climate) and two job demands (i.e. barriers to professional learning and staff shortages) were investigated, along with two well-being outcomes…
Descriptors: Principals, Work Environment, Well Being, Administrator Role
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Cherkowski, Sabre; Kutsyuruba, Benjamin; Walker, Keith – Journal of Educational Administration, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this multiyear research study is to examine leadership in K-12 schools using a positive organizational perspective to understand how to foster, support and encourage flourishing in schools. In this article, the authors describe the lived experiences of a small group of principals and vice-principals in K-12 schools…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Principals, Assistant Principals, Experience
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Walker, Annette Rosemarie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2020
Purpose: This article explores Jamaican secondary school principals' use of mindfulness meditation as a spiritual well-being strategy to manage their work-related stress and anxiety. Design/methodology/approach: The author used qualitative semi-structured interviews to collect the data from 12 Jamaican secondary school principals working in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Religious Factors, Well Being, Coping
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Ryan, Antoinette M. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2020
Purpose: This article considers the integration of aspects of mindfulness, social and emotional learning (SEL) and leadership wellness practice as a structure for a pedagogy of wellness in rural schools. Research has demonstrated positive outcomes for K-12 students and teachers as a result of training in practices such as mindfulness and SEL, but…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Wellness, Learning Experience, Social Development
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Eyal, Ori; Berkovich, Izhak – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In recent years, third sector-school partnerships have become more common and received increasing research attention. Yet, the ethical aspects of third sector-school partnerships have not been discussed in-depth. As a result, the field lacks a conceptual framework that makes possible in-depth understanding of the ethical characteristics…
Descriptors: Ethics, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Potterton, Amanda U. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In Arizona's mature, market-based school system, we know little about how school leaders make meaning of school choice policies and programs on the ground. Using ethnographic methods, the author asked: How do school leaders in one Arizona district public school and in its surrounding community, which includes a growing number of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, School Choice, Charter Schools, Educational Policy
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Green, Terrance; Rodgers, Melissa – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the ongoing, iterative and empirical work to develop, test and revise the Community Equity Literacy Leadership Assessment (CELLA) for principals through several studies: a sorting study and expert panel survey review. Design/methodology/approach: This study employs several survey development…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Leadership Qualities, Surveys, School Community Relationship
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Cho, Vincent; Hamilton, Erica R.; Tuthill, Kaitlyn F. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Although organizational visions can guide everyday work, little is known about how visions relating to non-academic goals, such as social justice, might be integrated into educators' technology practices. The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze one school's 1:1 iPad initiative, including the potential role played by the…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Educational Objectives, Social Networks, Network Analysis
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Arar, Khalid; Abu Nasra, Muhammed – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The field of educational systems has witnessed an increase in studies of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) as it contributes to the effectiveness and success of schools and achieving their objectives and goals. The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationships between principals' leadership style, occupational perceptions…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, School Effectiveness, Transformational Leadership, Arabs
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Karami-Akkary, Rima; Mahfouz, Julia; Mansour, Samaya – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Emotions of school leaders influence school culture and structure. Understanding emotions is under-researched and under-theorized in non-western contexts, especially during educational change. The purpose of this paper is to understand the nature of the leadership team's (LT's) emotional responses to change, their coping strategies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Educational Change
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Roegman, Rachel; Woulfin, Sarah – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to reconceptualize the theory-practice gap in educational leadership, not as a deficit, but as a necessity for legitimacy within institutional contexts. Design/methodology/approach: This paper draws on institutional theory to reframe the theory-practice gap, which is often seen as a deficit of leaders or…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Theory Practice Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Vignettes
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Schwabsky, Nitza; Erdogan, Ufuk; Tschannen-Moran, Megan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of collective teacher efficacy, academic press and faculty trust, all of which are components of academic optimism (AO), in predicting school innovation. In addition, the authors explored the extent to which faculty trust mediates the association between collective teacher efficacy and…
Descriptors: Prediction, Educational Innovation, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Ortega, Lorena; Thompson, Ian; Daniels, Harry – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Supporting the learning and wellbeing of vulnerable students is an important yet challenging part of school educators' work. The purpose of this paper is to investigate advice-seeking patterns around the issue of supporting the learning and wellbeing of vulnerable students, among professional staff in six English secondary schools. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Help Seeking, At Risk Students
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Da'as, Rima'a; Schechter, Chen; Qadach, Mowafaq – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to test an innovative model for exploring the direct and indirect relationships between principals' cognitive complexity (CC), schools' absorptive capacity (ACAP), a teacher's affective commitment and a teacher's intent to leave. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from a survey of 1,664 teachers…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Models, Teacher Persistence
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