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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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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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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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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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Wong, Yi-Lee – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
It is believed that the effectiveness and efficiency of school administration can be enhanced in a privatized system of education. However, such belief is narrowly based on studies on school choice and such impact on the quality of teaching and learning. The issue of staff management in understanding school administration is essentially…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Foreign Countries, Efficiency, School Administration
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Bush, Tony – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2016
Effective leadership and management are increasingly recognised as vital components of successful schooling. This paper examines how they are practiced in England, where there is a high degree of centralization, notably in respect of finance and staffing, but within a tightly constrained curriculum and inspection framework. The paper discusses…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Administrative Organization, Educational Improvement