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Poultney, Val; Fordham, Jon – Management in Education, 2018
This article looks at the potential of using an online self-completing inventory that measures leadership consciousness awareness. The Consciousness Quotient inventory (CQ-i) has been developed to encourage leaders to be more conscious of their ability to be accountable and responsible for their leadership practice. The CQ-i as a method for…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Participative Decision Making, Leadership Styles
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Gomery, Dianne L. – Management in Education, 2018
Education policy reform in England, as enabled by successive governments, has supported the liberalization and supply of an increasing number and diverse range of provision with varying structures and governance models. As such, these reforms have generated a portfolio for parents to exercise school choice. This article explores the discourses…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Technical Education, College Programs, School Choice
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Poultney, Val – Management in Education, 2017
This article employs a reflexive methodology to critically examine the opportunities and challenges raised for a leader of a UK EdD programme when the home institution undertakes short periods of intensive teaching abroad--a model known as "flying faculty". The University of Derby had, until 2010-11, a large institutional partnership…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Sustainability, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Dowling, Simon – Management in Education, 2016
This article reports findings from the first year of a longitudinal, mixed-methods case study of a large teaching school alliance in England. This national initiative is intended to drive improvement at system level by grouping schools around formally designated teaching schools. These "alliances" work collaboratively to share learning,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Longitudinal Studies, Mixed Methods Research
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Howarth, Eleanor – Management in Education, 2015
This article reports the findings of a research study exploring what motivates governing bodies to consider joining or creating a federation, their experiences of the process and the barriers faced. The research methodology involved semi-structured telephone interviews, face-to-face interviews and analysis of relevant documentation. The varied…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Governance, Organizational Change, Consortia
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Howland, Gill – Management in Education, 2015
This article provides a narrative which illustrates the experiences of one group of UK schools as they have attempted to introduce innovation in order to achieve their collective vision of improving educational opportunity for all pupils in their care. It considers the findings of a small-scale research project which follows, over a 3-year period,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Educational Opportunities, Longitudinal Studies
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Carter, Kay; Sood, Krishan – Management in Education, 2014
A view from the dance floor of ALICSE participants showed that the integrated children's services remain under pressure to become multi-dimensional, with the rhetorical push to a joint working becoming increasingly complex and difficult to navigate. This was the view of a 360 degree questionnaire to a number of ALICSE participants and reflections…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Services, Children, Questionnaires
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Cutajar, Mario; Bezzina, Christopher – Management in Education, 2013
In October 2005, the Maltese Government embarked on a new phase of its national educational reform, which focuses on state compulsory primary and secondary schooling. A central part of this reform was the creation of state-maintained colleges. By February 2008 all state primary and secondary schools on the Maltese Islands were clustered into ten…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, National Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Attwood, Terri; Bland, Ken – Management in Education, 2012
Since 2003 over 39,000 higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs) have gained their status by proving that they meet a set of rigorous standards, which are closely aligned to those expected of newly qualified teachers. Taking as its starting point two research studies carried out in the East Midlands this paper seeks to demonstrate their…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Case Studies
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Hughes, Julie – Management in Education, 2012
Initial Teacher Education (ITE) for the post-compulsory sector (PCE) in the UK is currently under review. Despite earlier plans to substantially increase the use of technology in ITE the Lifelong Learning UK (LLUK) consultation findings recommend that "we will expect that teachers do develop their skills in this area to a limited extent on a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries
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Czerniawski, Gerry – Management in Education, 2012
At a time when "trust" is argued by many to be on the wane within post-industrial societies this article examines a case study of pupil voice brought about through collaboration between a secondary school (for pupils aged 11-16) and a university located in a large conurbation in southern England. Building on data from focus groups and…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Bird, James J. – Management in Education, 2010
Superintendents have the burden and the opportunity to exert leadership through the budget-building process. This article details a dozen tenets which can be implemented by practicing superintendents. Doing so increases the chances of building trust among the stakeholders of administrators, staff, community, and school board members. The district…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Superintendents, Leadership, Stakeholders
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Jones, Jeffrey; Ranson, Stewart – Management in Education, 2010
In England, school governing bodies are the largest volunteer group. For decades they have displayed a strong tradition of serving their communities with care and commitment. Research shows (DCSF, 2008b) that most governing bodies have made an effective contribution to the improvement of their schools. Yet concern about the disengagement of young…
Descriptors: Governance, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement
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Scott, Gill – Management in Education, 2010
There is an increasing blurring of boundaries between Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE), not only in delivery of programmes, but also in progression through programmes. The government has reiterated its commitment to widening participation and the removal of the divide between academic and vocational higher level skills. Further…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Ball, Stephen J. – Management in Education, 2009
The English Academies programme has become one of the most controversial aspects of the New Labour strategy for education and public sector reform. And in many ways, given the significance of the programme, that controversy is understandable and appropriate. This is particularly so because, as the author argues here, Academies are indicative of…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Public Sector, Private Financial Support, Public Policy
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