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McIsaac, Jessie-Lee D.; Riley, Barbara L.; Kirk, Sara F. L. – Management in Education, 2020
Engaged scholarship offers a collaborative approach to bridge the gap between theory and practice by integrating research and practical knowledge. This study used a case-study approach to evaluate the facilitative and obstructive factors influencing engaged scholarship to support health promotion practice within the education system. Individuals…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Theory Practice Relationship, Case Studies, Trust (Psychology)
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Adams, Sarah – Management in Education, 2020
Globally, the number of children and adults being diagnosed with a mental health condition is rising (Bor et al., 2014), leading to mental illness being described as a global burden (Vos et al., 2015). Governments around the world have been developing visions, policies and practices to reduce mental ill health through preventive measures and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Prevention
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Lee, Catherine – Management in Education, 2020
This article examines the effect of the United Kingdom's first LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) School Leadership programme. Based on the values of authentic leadership, promoting inclusion, celebrating diversity, accepting difference, challenging the status quo and achieving social justice, the Courageous Leaders programme provided…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, LGBTQ People, Program Descriptions, Instructional Leadership
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Moreno, Bernardita – Management in Education, 2020
A change in leadership has a ripple effect on everyone in the school community, and whether it results in good or bad appointments, it can have a lasting impact on individuals and communities alike. New principals must understand and adapt to their new context if they are to be successful school leaders and must come to terms with and negotiate…
Descriptors: Teacher Administrator Relationship, Administrator Role, Professional Identity, Administrative Change
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Ritchie, Margaret – Management in Education, 2020
This article, as an opinion piece, considers the importance of developing a succession plan that can be implemented when a vacancy occurs in school leadership. While succession planning is a common practice within corporations, businesses and governments, schools also have to be thoughtful and prepared for change. A change in leadership can be…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Instructional Leadership, Change, Principals
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Penninckx, Maarten – Management in Education, 2020
Improving the quality of education is a permanent concern for national policymakers. In that regard, a growing number of education systems have implemented a monitoring system where pupils have to take standardised tests at regular intervals during their school career (OECD, 2013). This article aims to offer food for thought to the readers of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Standardized Tests, Foreign Countries
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Everitt, William – Management in Education, 2020
This research is an enquiry into non-Peruvian teacher turnover in Lima's international school sector. The findings are based on interviews conducted in November 2017 with educators employed in this field. Drawing its theoretical basis from phenomenology, the investigation adopts a case-study methodology. Through the lenses of power and agency,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Mobility, International Schools, Foreign Workers
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Dhillon, Jaswinder K.; Howard, Colin; Holt, Jayne – Management in Education, 2020
The nature of leadership and management in a school are key to achieving high-quality education for all pupils. Leadership theories and empirical research have sought to identify characteristics of leaders, aspects of the context in which they work and their relationships with others to identify features of successful school leadership. This…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Elementary Schools, School Administration, Administrator Attitudes
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Jarvis, Adrian Paul; Mishra, Pradip Kumar – Management in Education, 2020
Funds raised from philanthropic giving have become a key element in the long-term finances of higher education institutions around the world, presenting leaders, primarily principals, with a range of novel challenges that have not, hitherto, been key drivers of leadership. This article explores the problem by reporting on qualitative research that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support
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Shaked, Haim; Schechter, Chen – Management in Education, 2020
Systems thinking can be explained as the ability to see the whole beyond its parts and to see the parts in the context of the whole. As a holistic management approach, systems thinking enables managers to cope with increasing complexity and change. Given the inherent complexity of school organizations within dynamic educational environments,…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Thinking Skills, Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Alazmi, Meznah Saad; Al-Kubaisi, Huda Salem – Management in Education, 2020
The study aims to identify the perceptions of the principals of public schools in Kuwait regarding the importance of diversifying the sources of school financing, the actual measures taken to increase the sources of school financing and the obstacles in the way of increasing the sources of school financing. The study uses the futures studies'…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Educational Finance, Delphi Technique
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Naslund, Karlerik; Ponomariov, Branco – Management in Education, 2019
Using data on charter and public school districts in Texas, we test the hypothesis that the labor practices in charter schools, in particular their ability to easily dismiss poorly performing teachers, diminishes the negative effect of teacher turnover on student achievement and graduation rates in comparison to public schools. We find some…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Development, Academic Achievement
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Jopling, Michael – Management in Education, 2019
The article is an opinion piece which examines the extent to which rhetoric about a North--South divide in performance between schools in England is justified. Starting with the catalyst, Sir Michael Wilshaw's final annual Ofsted reports in 2015 and 2016, it traces how the divide rhetoric has been assimilated into popular discourse by the media…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Regional Characteristics, Rhetoric
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Oates, Chris – Management in Education, 2019
John Widdowson CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) is principal and chief executive of New College Durham. He chairs the Mixed Economy Group (a working group of 40 colleges that offer higher education courses in addition to their FE provision) and was a member of the HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Administration, Colleges
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Dandala, Saturnin – Management in Education, 2019
This article suggests that the implementation of human resource policies such as teacher performance appraisal (TPA) is a disturbance to the school organizational climate. Based on my cross-examination of both school managers' and teachers' discourse, I suggest that a new leadership approach needs to be developed at the school level to effectively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Labor Force Development, School Policy
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