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Angelle, Pamela S.; Lomascolo, David J. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2020
This study examined the perceptions of US school principals toward one US state's revamped teacher tenure law and how principals perceived that the law affected their ability to evaluate and retain effective teachers. Principal interviews indicated the law had a positive impact on their ability to evaluate and retain effective teachers despite…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Tenure, State Legislation
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Scheef, Andrew; Mahfouz, Julia – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2020
Principals in the United States are responsible for creating educational environments that enable students, including those with disabilities, to achieve both academic and postschool goals. Unfortunately, many principals lack the preparation necessary to effectively lead special education programs. To support principals and ensure that students…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Principals, Administrator Role, Special Education Teachers
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Volante, Paulo; Jeldres, Rolando; Spero, Ken; Llorente, Claudia; Johanek, Michael – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2020
This article describes the process of designing and creating six computer-based simulations for school leadership training programmes, in the context of the Chilean school system. For the design and construction of the simulations, six scenarios were selected from case analysis of principals with formal training and experience in different…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, Principals
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Gurr, David M. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This paper is a response to recent challenges to educational leadership research from Eacott. Using a personal narrative approach, and drawing, in the main, on research from the International Successful School Principalship Project, it is argued that current research questions are worthwhile, he methodologies used are trustworthy and appropriate,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Research, Principals, Instructional Leadership
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Flood, Lee D. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Despite social justice leadership receiving an increasing amount of attention by researchers, a methodological imbalance with qualitative inquiries dominating the existing empirical literature base persists. Compounding this issue is the lack of a discipline-specific, quantitative instrument made for the exact purpose of exploring the nature of…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Social Justice, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Loya, Cruz Argelia Estrada; Ballesteros, Ana Cecilia Villarreal – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
The educational system in Mexico has allowed teachers without preparation and training in leadership to pursue leadership positions. This paper presents the findings of a study aimed at analyzing the processes of leadership learning experienced by school principals in the course of their leadership practice. The methodology used was a qualitative…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Schools, Leadership Training
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Lazaridou, Angeliki – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Among the factors that determine an organization's effectiveness, values are critical elements. However, little is known about the values of those who work in schools. The research reported here is an initial step in exploring the value orientations of educators in Greece. The findings are used to formulate recommendations for extended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Ethics, Leadership Styles
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Bozkus, Kivanç – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This research aims to develop a teacher professional development assessment scale based on the dynamic professional development approach. The resulting Teacher Professional Development Student Assessment Scale is a data collection tool consisting of 27 items under 7 factors and can explain 62.90% of the total variance. The items have a five-point…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Okoko, Janet Mola – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
The article is based on a study whose purpose was to examine the lived experience of school leaders in Saskatoon with newcomers to whom English is an additional Language (EAL). Phenomenology as a methodological approach was used to gather and analyze data from leaders representing two school divisions. What was common in their accounts was…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Stereotypes
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Conrad, Dennis; Lee-Piggott, Rinnelle; Brown, Launcelot – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
The paper "Thinking of, Knowing, and Doing Social Justice Leadership: Principals' Perspectives" explores the understanding and practice of principals regarding social justice leadership. The study adopts phenomenography as its methodology and presents findings gleaned from the semi-structured interviews of 11 principals in Trinidad and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Principals, Leadership Responsibility
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Hughes, Thomas – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article advances compelling information about deficits in training for inclusive school leaders, and presents viewpoints along with options intended to help support their efforts to lead others through cultural challenges and conflicts. It asserts that social justice on a whole and related values and norms have increasingly been caught up in…
Descriptors: Mentors, Social Justice, Administrator Role, Culture Conflict
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Miller, Paul – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Globally, schools continue to face ongoing reductions in budgetary allocations, increase in student numbers, performativity pressures and high stakes accountability. Like it or not, schools/ school leaders are operating in rapidly changing national educational policy contexts that are demanding more from less and a much greater contribution to…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Cross Cultural Studies, Political Influences, Educational Change
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Zhang, Yuanyuan; Goddard, J. Tim; Jakubiec, Brittany A. E. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
This paper reports on the development of the revised Social Justice Questionnaire (SJQ2), an instrument which permits the quantitative examination of socially just school leadership. The SJQ2 is based on data drawn from an exploratory province-wide study to determine to what extent, and how, school principals on Prince Edward Island understand and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Questionnaires
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Tamir, Emanuel; Grabarski, Mirit K. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
This qualitative study identified and analyzed the occurrences of the Garbage-Can decision making model in public schools. The study was based on semi-structured interviews with 34 teachers from elementary and middle schools in Israel. Data analysis showed three major decision areas in which the Garbage-Can model was employed, and the conditions…
Descriptors: School Administration, Public Schools, Decision Making, Models
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Delgado, Manuel Lopez; Loya, Argelia Estrada – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this research was to explore the leadership identity development and preparedness for the role of new appointed school heads to Mexican primary schools that serve indigenous students. The research was framed as a qualitative study and used semi-structured interviews as the method for data collection with twelve appointed school…
Descriptors: American Indians, Profiles, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools
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