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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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Gil, Alfonso J.; Carrrillo, Francisco Javier; Fonseca-Pedrero, Eduardo – Management in Education, 2019
The main objective of this article is to analyse the four basic dimensions of the learning organization (LO) -- leadership towards learning, learning structure, learning opportunities and learning culture -- within the school organization context. A quantitative study utilizing a survey was carried out. By means of an ad hoc questionnaire,…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Lifelong Learning, Models, Teacher Attitudes
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Nguyen, Huu Cuong – Management in Education, 2019
This study investigates professional development among educational policy-makers, institutional leaders and teachers. Through a synthesis of associated literature, this study identified a large number of articles focusing on professional development among teachers and lecturers. However, only a few studies on professional development among leaders…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Policy, Educational Administration, Administrators
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Hannah, Darren; Sinnema, Claire; Robinson, Viviane – Management in Education, 2019
The importance of trust in institutions in Japan is a common theme that emerges from literature on Japanese institutions. This article presents a problem-based methodology investigation into a Japanese educational institution, and how a Japanese educational leader deals with student incidents. A theory of action detailing strategies chosen in that…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Parent School Relationship, Trust (Psychology), Problem Based Learning
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Ganon-Shilon, Sherry; Chen, Schechter – Management in Education, 2019
Educational reform implementation in today's fast changing world requires a critical transition from individual to school sense-making processes. Managing expectations from above (e.g. external demands) and below (e.g. internal school goals) while performing within multiple overlapping contexts, principals seem pulled in many different directions…
Descriptors: Principals, Educational Improvement, Holistic Approach, Educational Change
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Copeland, Joanne – Management in Education, 2019
The Pupil Premium Grant was introduced in 2011 with the aim to 'close' the attainment gap within education between children classified as disadvantaged and their peers. However, recent research has shown that this gap appears to be widening across the education sector. This article explores the reasons why the Pupil Premium Grant was introduced,…
Descriptors: Grants, Social Mobility, Achievement Gap, School Effectiveness
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Petta, Koralia; Smith, Robert; Chaseling, Marilyn; Markopoulos, Christos – Management in Education, 2019
The emerging concept of generative dialogue is accompanied by strong claims for its benefit. A literature review identified six dominant models of generative dialogue across the range of disciplines of education, business studies, counselling and psychology. Through the analysis, commonalities and differences between the different models are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counseling, Instructional Leadership, Leaders
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Pulis, Angele – Management in Education, 2018
This article describes a study conducted in Malta on pupil voice in the role of assessor. The purpose of the study was to provide a fresh perspective on school quality assurance in Malta, by asking those who are directly affected--the pupils themselves. The data provided by the study could help educational leaders, together with the whole school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Quality Assurance, Educational Indicators
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Moriah, Mishel P. – Management in Education, 2018
Successful school leadership is an issue debated globally, but these discussions do not seem to occur within the context of inclusive education in the Caribbean. Although there have been reports indicating steady progression in educational leadership and inclusive practices within the last decade, no planned, long-term innovations have emerged.…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Qualitative Research, Principals, Secondary Schools
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Outhwaite, Deborah – Management in Education, 2018
This article analyses the flow-line around the methodology used inside an educational research process that was originally established to examine the expansion of the International Baccalaureate's Diploma Programme (IBDP) in England. This article analyses the research question, then assesses the research focus, aims and objectives. The article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Research Methodology, Educational Research
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Reid, Anna; Koglbauer, René – Management in Education, 2018
This article reports on the use of a visual methods approach to collecting and analysing data in relation to the area of leadership curriculum development. The focus of the study is the structure of the current leadership curriculum for the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) in England. In particular, the authors explore the extent to…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Curriculum Development, Visual Aids, Research Methodology
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Hidson, Elizabeth – Management in Education, 2018
A growing body of literature recognizes the affordances of video in education, especially in relation to lesson observation and reflection as part of teachers' initial teacher education and continuing professional development. Minimal attention has been paid to the outcomes of video-enhanced observation as a source of multiple modes of data for…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Lesson Observation Criteria, Data Collection, Interviews
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