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Taysum, Alison – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
The paper explores the relationship between levels of equity and levels of trust in the English education system from 1944 to 2018. The conceptual framework is that of centralised and decentralised decision making in education governance systems taking a socio-historiographical approach. Evidence reveals the impact of rapid government-initiated…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Governance, Equal Education, Correlation
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Yoon, Ee-Seul; Young, Jon; Livingston, Emily – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This study examines the changing style, scale, and scope of raising private funds to provide resources for public schools. In particular, we focus on school fundraising, especially the role of discourse in scaling up school fundraising practices to facilitate education privatisation. Drawing from Stephen Ball's policy sociology, and employing…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Educational Finance, Public Schools, Private Financial Support
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Hedges, Samantha; Winton, Sue; Rowe, Emma; Lubienski, Christopher – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
New conceptions of public governance across nations have taken hold globally. In this article, we explore the involvement and expansion of a broad range of actors in public services delivery, beyond the remit of traditional government. While there are common features of this trend, variations reflect the significance of context-sensitive policy,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Governance, Trend Analysis, Public Schools
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Gerrard, Jessica; Barron, Rosie – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This paper focuses on an area of privatisation that has not to date received significant attention in educational research: the privatisation of infrastructure, facilities and maintenance, and in particular the labour of cleaning. Analysing the case of Victoria, Australia, we demonstrate how successive governments have defended the privatisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, Privatization, School Maintenance
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DeBray, Elizabeth; Hanley, Johanna; Scott, Janelle; Lubienski, Christopher – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
National philanthropies have recently played a prominent role in spending on U.S. urban school board elections, largely seeking to promote candidates who support charter schools. In Atlanta in 2017, 30 candidates competed for nine open school board seats. One practice has been to fund intermediary organisations (IOs) (e.g. advocacy groups,…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Philanthropic Foundations, Boards of Education, Elections
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Skerritt, Craig; Salokangas, Maija – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This paper discusses the various ways privatisation processes affect Irish education. Due to the long history of considerable church involvement, the notable absence of middle tiers of governance, and more recently, the embrace of neoliberal principles, in large part due to and for economic reasons, the Irish education system represents a…
Descriptors: Privatization, Educational Administration, Neoliberalism, Church Role
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Poole, Wendy; Fallon, Gerald; Sen, Vicheth – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
K-12 public education finance policy in the province of British Columbia, Canada, responsibilises school district administrators to engage in competitive entrepreneurial practices, not only to increase public funding, but also to generate supplementary funding from private sources. We focus specifically on the generation of revenue from…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance), Public Education
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Rowe, Emma; Perry, Laura B. – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
Parent involvement in their child's schooling is routinely celebrated and emphasised in government education policy in many countries. We take a critical lens to examining parent involvement by investigating voluntary parent fees in public secondary schools, and how these fees are patterned by school socioeconomic status (SES). In Australia, where…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support, Public Schools
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Normore, Anthony H.; Issa Lahera, Antonia – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
This article offers a review of extant literature specific to educational leadership preparation programmes. The author explains how leadership development and preparation programmes have evolved over time. Highlighted are: (1) historical contexts of educational leadership, (2) challenges faced when implementing quality graduate programmes in…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Educational History
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Esposito, M. C. Kate; Tang, Kimmie; Kulkarni, Saili S. – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
"Inclusion" refers to the practice of educating students with disabilities in the general education setting. This concept stems from the seminal United States Congressional legislation PL 94-142, and its subsequent reauthorised amendments, which mandate that students with disabilities be educated in the general education setting with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Leadership Role, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Devi, Mohini; Fernandes, Venesser – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
Increased school autonomy and a greater focus on achieving school effectiveness and improvement has made it essential to reconsider the role of school leaders (OECD 2009, "Creating Effective Teaching and Learning Environments: First Results from TALIS." Paris: OECD Publishing). This recommends that leadership development in this rapidly…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Avendano, Laura; Renteria, Jessica; Kwon, Sarah; Hamdan, Kamal – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
STEM Education is sweeping the United States, prompted primarily by the recent adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards. The surge in interest in STEM Education is beneficial for local schools and communities, and promises to positively impact students, teachers, school leaders, community members, and the future workforce. Unfortunately,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Urban Schools, Educational Innovation, At Risk Students
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Rintoul, Heather; Bishop, Pam – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
For teachers seeking formal school leadership roles the key choices have been either the vice- principalship or the principalship. In Ontario, Canada, however, the principalship has traditionally been considered the premier leadership goal with the vice-principalship regarded as merely a necessary transitional step toward achieving the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Assistant Principals, Instructional Leadership
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Norberg, Katarina – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
In the mid-1970s, a systematic national principal training programme was introduced in Sweden. The aim was to guarantee better-equipped principals in their mission to lead and develop schools in accordance with national steering documents. Since then, the programme has been subjected to changes, but its focus has remained the same. The three-year…
Descriptors: National Programs, Principals, Administrator Education, Program Content
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Kondakci, Yasar; Orucu, Deniz; Oguz, Ebru; Beycioglu, Kadir – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
Turkey possess one of the most vibrant educational systems in the World. This study specifically aims at revealing Turkish school principals' perceptions about the large-scale changes imposed by the Ministry of Education and the strategies they follow for coping with these changes. The study was designed as a generic qualitative study. Twenty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Educational Change, Administrator Attitudes
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