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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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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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Yokota, Hirokazu – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how internationally recognized styles of transactional, instructional, transformational and distributed leadership have emerged in the Japanese education system. Design/methodology/approach: National legislation and policy documents in Japan since 1945 were collected by searching for the word…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Principals, School Administration, Foreign Countries
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Tian, Meng; Huber, Stephan Gerhard – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the development of educational leadership, administration and management (EdLAM) research by identifying thematic strands that hallmark key publications and synthesise major research findings and limitations. Design/methodology/approach: This study combines bibliometric and content analysis methods…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Bibliometrics, School Administration
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Murphy, Gavin – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review and generate themes evident in research on primary and post-primary (secondary) school leadership in the Republic of Ireland (Ireland) from 2008 to 2018. Design/methodology/approach: This paper follows the steps of a systematic review and thematic synthesis. Findings: Following the review, six themes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Educational Research
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Orr, Margaret Terry; Hollingworth, Liz; Beaudin, Barbara – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to compare two years of results for one state's performance-based assessments for principal licensure Performance Assessment for Leaders (PAL). This includes the field trial (2014-2015) and first year of statewide implementation (2015-2016) when passing score requirements and fees were added. Survey results on…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Principals, Performance Based Assessment, Personnel Evaluation
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Lowery, Charles – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Public interests and concerns often create dilemmas for school principals. As such moral dilemmas are the case for schools as places marked by social, economic, cultural and political diversity. The purpose of this paper is to look at how Appalachian school leaders use moral literacy to make decisions when facing ethical issues?…
Descriptors: Principals, Ethics, Decision Making, Moral Values
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Boyce, Jared; Bowers, Alex J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Instructional leadership has been an active area of educational administration research over the past 30 years. However, there has been significant divergence in how instructional leadership has been conceptualized over time. The purpose of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of 25 years of quantitative instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Research, Meta Analysis, National Surveys
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Arar, Khalid – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on gender and social justice (SJ) among pioneer female principals and superintendents in the Arab education system in Israel. The research questions were: what motivated these women to act for SJ? Are there common personal characteristics and educational values which characterize these women? What…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Principals, Superintendents, Arabs
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Wang, Fei – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Principals' leadership has become a subversive activity that is carried out strategically to challenge and disrupt the status quo and resist policies and practices that are counterproductive to their work. The purpose of this paper is to reveal subversive tactics principals use in pursuit of justice and equity in schools and identify…
Descriptors: Principals, Power Structure, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Cravens, Xiu; Drake, Timothy A.; Goldring, Ellen; Schuermann, Patrick – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the viability of implementing a protocol-guided model designed to provide structure and focus for teacher collaboration from Shanghai in today's US public schools. The authors examine whether the new model, Teacher Peer Excellence Group (TPEG), fosters the desired key features of productive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Instructional Improvement, Peer Groups
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Urick, Angela – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: Decades of research on different leadership styles shows that effective school leadership is the degree of influence or synergy between teachers and principals around the core business of schools, instruction. While various styles, such as transformational, instructional, shared instructional, point to the similar measures of high…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Instructional Leadership, Factor Analysis
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Hallinger, Philip; Walker, Allan; Trung, Gian Tu – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review both international and domestic (i.e. Vietnamese language) journal articles and graduate theses and dissertations on educational leadership in Vietnam. The review addresses two specific goals: first, to describe and critically assess the nature of the formal knowledge base on principal leadership in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Journal Articles, Theses
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Walker, Allan; Hallinger, Philip – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to synthesize findings from five systematic reviews of research on principal leadership in East Asia contained in this special issue. The goal is to identify commonalities as well as differences concerning both approaches to research and the enactment of school leadership within this rapidly developing and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Educational Research, Instructional Leadership
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Pan, Hui-Ling Wendy; Nyeu, Fong-Yee; Chen, June S. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how instructional leadership, a concept imported from Western scholarship, has been conceptualized in the Taiwanese context and how principal instructional leadership is realized in schools. The development trajectory of principal instructional leadership is delineated by examining empirical studies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Educational Research
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