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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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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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Shepherd, Sue – Management in Education, 2017
A significant gender imbalance remains at executive management level within higher education despite a number of initiatives to increase the number of women in the leadership pipeline and ensure they are better prepared for these roles. This article presents findings from a recent study on the appointment of deputy and pro vice-chancellors in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Women Administrators, Disproportionate Representation, Gender Differences
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Naz, Sadaf; Fazal, Shawana; Khan, Muhammad Ilyas – Management in Education, 2017
Work-life balance in the context of this paper means keeping a balance between home and workplace responsibilities and roles. In more traditional societies, such as in Pakistan, working women often find it difficult to keep a balance between their responsibilities in the workplace and their home responsibilities. This paper is based on findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, Womens Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Bawazeer, Wazerah; Gunter, Helen M – Management in Education, 2016
Professional biography research with those who hold formal positions in educational organizations is an established approach to researching leaders, leading and leadership. A key focus is on the oral account of a life story, and this can include family and wider life experiences. What is less of a feature is how the respondent codifies their…
Descriptors: Resumes (Personal), Educational Administration, Leadership, Leaders
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Hill, Ron; James, Chris; Forrest, Colin – Management in Education, 2016
"Further education" (FE) is a substantial sector in the education system in England. It has funding of approximately £8 billion annually and educates close to three million students. Within the sector are 231 FE colleges which provide a range of courses that are typically vocational/skills-based. They vary in scale and scope with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, College Administration, Barriers
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Warwick, Paul – Management in Education, 2016
This paper explores the leadership of education for sustainability (EfS) in higher education, focusing specifically on the key role students can play as internal catalysts for change. It presents a case study of Plymouth University, a higher education institution with an international reputation for EfS leadership. The paper outlines the…
Descriptors: Leadership, Models, Sustainability, Higher Education
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Powell, Kimberly K.; Rey, Melanie Powell – Management in Education, 2015
Declining state revenue, increased expenditures and rising costs at public universities are critical issues that are further heightened by the current economic environment. In an effort to address the challenges associated with reduced revenue and rising costs, this theoretical paper will explore how public institutions can leverage the resource…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, College Administration, Capacity Building, Educational Finance
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Hussain, Sadiq; Albarwani, Thuwayba – Management in Education, 2015
This study explores leadership in higher education institutions in Oman where education for sustainability issues are a high priority. The Vice-chancellor of the premier university Sultan Qaboos University, Qaboos Sultanate of Oman, and his four senior management team members answer the following question: What are the concrete steps which have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Rayner, Stephen; Lord, Janet; Parr, Elizabeth; Sharkey, Rachel – Management in Education, 2015
This article reports on research into the experience of professional doctoral students and is written by the students themselves. We, the authors, are currently studying for the Doctorate in Education at the University of Manchester, UK. We place our work in the context of recent empirical research into the development of doctoral student…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Professional Identity, Student Experience, Theory Practice Relationship
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Pepper, Coral; Giles, Wendy – Management in Education, 2015
In this article we discuss the experiences of academics who occupy middle-level leadership roles in higher education. We use the term middle management to describe personnel occupying positions below the level of dean and often referred to as associate deans or heads of school. Practitioners rarely turn their attention to their own organizations,…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Higher Education, College Administration, Deans
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Kok, Herman; Mobach, Mark; Omta, Onno – Management in Education, 2015
The article aims to find predictors of study success from a teacher's perspective that relate to the built environment. The research is based on a national online survey among 1752 teachers at 18 Dutch Universities of Applied Sciences. Multivariate data analyses were used to test the hypothesis that the quality of spatial and functional aspects at…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Success, Academic Achievement
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Glatter, Ron – Management in Education, 2015
This paper asks whether schools and colleges should be regarded as institutions as well as organizations, and if so what are the implications. Different conceptions of "institution" are examined including an attempt to distinguish "institution" from "organization". It is suggested that institutions are committed to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutions, Organizations (Groups), Definitions
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Davis, Geraldine – Management in Education, 2014
Since 2006, UK policy has identified a professionalisation agenda for staff working in early childhood education and care settings. This has included the development of graduate leaders with a specific purpose to lead improvements in these settings by leading change, and hence improving outcomes for children. This article reports on findings from…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Professional Development, Research Projects, Mixed Methods Research
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Kanyal, Mallika – Management in Education, 2014
The article argues for the participation and involvement of students in developing learning spaces within higher education. In early childhood education there is a strong emphasis upon rights, democracy and planning learning through listening to young children. Taking inspiration from this, the study explores the use of participatory approaches in…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Student Participation, Higher Education, Learning Resources Centers
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