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Grinshtain, Yael; Gibton, Dan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how primary school principals in Israel cope with the gaps between authority and responsibility in their work, deriving from partially implemented decentralization processes, and how this relates to school-based management (SBM) and accountability principles. Design/methodology/approach: Using…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Elementary Schools, Principals, Power Structure
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Hallinger, Philip; Adams, Donnie; Harris, Alma; Jones, Michelle Suzette – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Over the past several decades, instructional leadership has gradually gained increasing currency as a key role of school principals throughout much of the world. This is also the case in Malaysia where educational research, policy and practice have brought the instructional leadership role of the principal front and center. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Models
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Szeto, Elson; Cheng, Annie Yan Ni – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Empirical research on leadership for social justice is in progress in many parts of the world. The purpose of this paper is to explore principals' school-leadership journeys in response to social-justice issues caused by specific contextual changes at times of uncertainty. It seeks to answer the following key questions: What…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Social Justice, Leadership
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Martínez Ruiz, María A.; Hernández-Amorós, María J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to seek insights into the demands and challenges faced by school principals in Spain, especially in their dealings with local education authorities. Design/methodology/approach In all, 100 principals from public infant, primary and secondary schools in Alicante (Spain) participated in the study, which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Public Schools, School Districts
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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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Waheed, Zarina; Hussin, Sufean; Bin Megat Daud, Megat Ahmad Kamaluddin – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the best practices of school leaders, teachers, pupils, parents and the community in selected transformed schools in Selangor, Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative multiple-case study explores the best practices in two selected transformed schools through in-depth interviews,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Best Practices, Educational Change
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García Torres, Darlene – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Singapore is a country with low teacher attrition rates and high performance on international assessments (TIMSS 2011/2015 and PISA 2012/2015). Consequently, its education system is often considered as a model for other nations. The purpose of this paper is to extend research on teacher job satisfaction in Singapore and provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Participative Decision Making
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Cosner, Shelby; Walker, Lisa; Swanson, Jason; Hebert, Martha; Whalen, Samuel P. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the coaching structures that aspiring principals associate with developmentally consequential coaching interactions; identify structural features/functions/attributes that shape a structure's developmental utility and use; and consider how a multifarious coaching structure might advantage the…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Principals, Leadership Training, Administrator Education
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Ingle, Kyle; Thompson, Cynthia T.; Abla, Zipporah W. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to answer the following research questions: what characteristics do key Belizean educational leaders value in teacher applicants and why? What hiring tools do they use to ascertain whether teacher applicants have the characteristics they prefer? Design/methodology/approach: The authors utilized a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Applicants, Teacher Selection, Administrator Attitudes
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Engel, Mimi; Cannata, Marisa; Curran, F. Chris – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Over the past decade, policy researchers and advocates have called for the decentralization of teacher hiring decisions from district offices to school principals. The purpose of this paper is to document the trends across two and a half decades in principals' reported influence over teacher hiring decisions in the USA and explore how and…
Descriptors: Principals, Teacher Selection, School Districts, Administrative Organization
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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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Marshall, Stefanie LuVenia; Khalifa, Muhammad A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of instructional leaders in promoting culturally responsive practice in ways that make schooling more inclusive and humanizing for minoritized students and communities. Design/methodology/approach: The data pull from a six-month long case study of a mid-sized, Midwestern school district…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Leadership Styles, Culturally Relevant Education, Instructional Leadership
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Irby, Decoteau J.; Clark, Shannon P. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether race-specific language use can advance organizational learning about the racialized nature of school problems. The study addressed two questions: first, is teacher use of racial language associated with how they frame school discipline problems during conversational exchanges? Second,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Language Usage, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students
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Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth; Roe, Astrid – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine teachers' reported experiences, practices, and attitudes on the use of national test results in a low-stakes accountability context. Whether the stakes are high or low, teachers and school leaders have different experiences, knowledge, and beliefs concerning how to use national test results to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests, Test Results, Educational Policy
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Adams, Curt; Khojasteh, Jam – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Self-determination theory was used to conceptualize a type of school climate that has consequences for the social, emotional and cognitive well-being of students. The purpose of this paper is to argue that a need-supportive climate emerges through a general pattern of interactions that students experience as supporting their psychological…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Educational Environment, Psychological Needs, Academic Persistence
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