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Moos, Lejf, Ed.; Alfirevic, Nikša, Ed.; Pavicic, Jurica, Ed.; Koren, Andrej, Ed.; Cacija, Ljiljana Najev, Ed. – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
This book analyses selected critical concepts of policy and practice in educational leadership in five European countries. The editors and contributors cover Croatia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Denmark and Norway, spanning a wide geographical region as well as diverse historical and political contexts. The analyses primarily consider the issues of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Policy
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Paulsen, Jan Merok – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
This chapter will provide an overview of how the Norwegian school institution has evolved from the early 1980s and up to the current situation. During nearly four decades, partly as a result of economic globalization and free markets, economic norms and values have gained greater influence over school philosophy and public sector governance. Since…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Municipalities, Foreign Countries
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Moos, Lejf – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
Danish society, governance, education, school leadership, teaching and purposes of education are analysed and discussed as an interplay of two discourses: the Welfare State Discourse and the Competitive State Discourse. The Welfare State Discourse emerged shortly after World War II and the Competitive State Discourse in the 1980s. However, that is…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Social Systems, Governance, Teaching Methods
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Paulsen, Jan Merok; Moos, Lejf – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
This chapter analyzes dominant discourses of European school leadership over the timespan of the last three decades and across the school systems participating in this research project. A large body of literature has portrayed a transition of ideas about school principalship toward the image of the school principal as a relatively autonomous and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Qualities, Instructional Leadership
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Moos, Lejf – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
This discussion builds on the analyses in the chapters in this volume. As the OECD has been and remains a powerful agent in the development of public governance, and thus in education governance, the discussion is also structured on the basis of OECD governance and leadership reports. Some of the results from those reports are used but that does…
Descriptors: School Administration, Administrative Organization, Institutional Autonomy, Governance
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Koren, Andrej; Brej, Mateja – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
Slovenia, like many other countries when it comes to questions of quality in education, follows the trends set up by transnational agencies and professional associations. These trends rather emphasise important issues not to be missed or forgotten when specific national approaches or models are being developed. In this context, this chapter will…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Educational Change, Educational History
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Begicevic Redep, Nina; Klacmer Calopa, Marina; Tomicic Pupek, Katarina – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
European education systems are facing a variety of challenges, which drive the creation of innovative education models and the establishment of supporting and competitive infrastructure. Tremendous changes in economic, social, and technological spheres pose challenges for education. A significant impact factor can be found in digital technologies…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Competition, Information Technology, Teaching Methods
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Virkus, Sirje; Kirinic, Valentina; Begicevic Redep, Nina – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
Due to the rapid development of information and communication technology, society has had to change the way it lives, works, communicates, collaborates, educates and learns. Academic research has begun to focus on this phenomenon, which is widely known as digital transformation (DT). This chapter explores how e-learning and information culture…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Change, Information Technology, Teaching Methods
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Mihaljevic Kosor, Maja; Pavicic, Jurica; Alfirevic, Nikša – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
In this chapter, the authors analyse and discuss conceptual and methodological issues related to international benchmarking and its effect on educational policy and practice in selected European countries. Benchmarking is viewed as a process of comparing educational outcomes in schooling systems, identifying strengths and weaknesses and serving as…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Benchmarking, Educational Improvement, Outcomes of Education
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Alfirevic, Nikša; Kosor, Maja Mihaljevic; Perovic, Lena Maleševic – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
The primary goal of this chapter is to provide an overview of the Croatian education system and examine its evolution from the 1990s, focusing on (a) changes of institutions and education policies within 'Europeanisation' and globalisation contexts; (b) the limits and challenges to institutional and leaders' autonomy, as described both by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Nedzinskaite-Maciuniene, Rasa; Brandisauskiene, Agne; Minelgaite, Inga – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
Each state needs to fathom its context in order to shape the future of its education. Education does not exist by itself and is inevitably affected by the political, cultural, and socioeconomic conditions of the country. Therefore, the patchwork of experienced cultural heritage is deeply embedded in the human subconscious and can paint some, or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Cultural Influences, Social Influences
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Cacija, Ljiljana Najev; Alfirevic, Nikša; Juric, Sanja – Palgrave Studies on Leadership and Learning in Teacher Education, 2020
This chapter outlines a generalisable framework of critical success factors (CSFs) for inclusive education. An initial model of inclusive education and its implementation at multiple levels of the education system is proposed at the beginning of the research process, based on previous studies and a qualitative analysis of inclusive education…
Descriptors: Success, Inclusion, Educational Policy, Teacher Attitudes