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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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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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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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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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Cliffe, Joanne; Fuller, Kay; Moorosi, Pontso – Management in Education, 2018
In England, school leadership preparation has shifted from the National College and local authorities to teaching schools, their alliances and multi-academy trusts. Against this changing educational landscape, we investigate opportunities presented to men and women in secondary school leadership teams (SLTs). Drawing on interview data from a…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Leadership Training, Management Development, Administrator Education
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Guihen, Laura – Management in Education, 2017
Men continue to outnumber women at the secondary head teacher level. This article reports on some of the preliminary findings of a larger study exploring the ways in which women deputy head teachers, as potential aspirants to headship, perceive the secondary head teacher role. Using an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis methodology,…
Descriptors: Principals, Assistant Principals, Leadership Role, Secondary Education
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Fuller, Kay – Management in Education, 2017
The underrepresentation of women in secondary school headship in England and elsewhere is an early and longstanding theme in the women and gender in educational leadership literature. The purpose of this article is to report findings from a statistical survey of secondary school head teachers across England. Data available in the public domain on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Women Administrators, Geographic Distribution
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Rayner, Stephen M. – Management in Education, 2017
Policy discourses in support of school reform in England have linked the objective of raising standards with that of tackling inequality. The assumption that a single policy strategy can tackle both objectives simultaneously is problematic. In this article, I examine issues of equity by studying admissions policy and practice. Drawing on a…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Anna R. T. – Management in Education, 2017
This article focuses on the perceptions and experiences of education of two female adult members of the Gypsy and Traveller community and one female adult member of the settled community who works closely with Travellers. Narrative interviews were conducted in England in 2016, to gain some understanding of the factors contributing to the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Migrants, Educational Attainment, Females
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Young, Jonathan – Management in Education, 2017
This article reports on a research project which focused on the aspirations and identities of students in an international school. Ten boys and ten girls were interviewed using semi-structured and photo-elicitation interviews. This research indicates convincingly that socio-economic background and international capital are crucial factors framing…
Descriptors: International Schools, Middle School Students, Grade 8, Semi Structured Interviews
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Holmes, Beth – Management in Education, 2017
This article describes a study which investigated the motivations behind why teachers dedicate non-directed time to school-related tasks and the extent to which managers understand and harness these motivations. Data were collected through three case studies within one secondary school. Three heads of department (HoDs) and three teachers were…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Time Management, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Morale
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Arar, Khalid Husny; Oplatka, Izhar – Management in Education, 2016
The research aimed to understand the way in which high school principals' perceptions of social justice (SJ) are implemented in their daily educational work. A qualitative study employed in-depth semi-structured interviews to collect the narratives of two high school principals in Israel--one Arab-Muslim and one Jewish. The interview transcripts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Jews, Arabs
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Sayadi, Yaser – Management in Education, 2016
It has been found that transformational and transactional leadership is positively related to the effectiveness of the leader, the subordinate's effort, job satisfaction, and the subordinate's organizational commitment. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of transformational, transactional, and non-leadership on job satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership, Leadership Styles, Job Satisfaction
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Irvine, Paul; Brundrett, Mark – Management in Education, 2016
This article presents initial findings from a case study of the challenges facing newly appointed middle leaders in an independent school in the North West of England. The research approach has included interviews with twenty-five staff from within the school. It was observed that the skills set needed for middle leadership is different to that of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Middle Management, Barriers, Private Schools
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