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Rahim, Bushra – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Devolution of fiscal and administrative autonomy to public schools is a global phenomenon now. Various models of school autonomy have been adopted both in developing and developed countries. The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of devolution of fiscal autonomy to public primary schools through Parent--Teacher Councils (PTCs)…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Outcomes of Education, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
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Kang, Hye-Seung (Theresa); Kim, Eun-Jee; Park, Sunyoung – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of learning goal orientation and training readiness on teachers' multicultural teaching efficacy and cultural intelligence. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 182 responses from secondary schools in midwest and southern areas of the USA were analyzed using the hierarchical multiple…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Goal Orientation, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Effectiveness
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Mamas, Christoforos; Daly, Alan J.; Struyve, Charlotte; Kaimi, Irene; Michail, George – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce a social network analysis (SNA) toolkit aiming to enable leaders, educators and researchers work together to deepen their understanding of classroom social network dynamics. In doing so, the authors provide both theoretical and practical steps in building a bridge between theory and practice and a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Classroom Environment, Theory Practice Relationship
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly; Litchka, Peter R. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine an integrative model combining teachers' perceptions of transformational leadership practices (TLPs) and different subsystems of the social ecological model (SEM) within the context of country culture (US vs Israel). Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative study was conducted among 615 Israeli…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
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Stoten, David William – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the distribution of leadership practices in Sixth Form Colleges (SFCs). This is an area where very little research has been undertaken and the intention was to investigate the topic from a critical perspective using social constructionist methodology. Design/methodology/approach: The research…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Participative Decision Making, Constructivism (Learning), Questionnaires
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Lazaridou, Angeliki; Gravani Kassida, Aspasia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report findings from an investigation of Greek principals' attitudes and perceptions concerning parental involvement in schools--research prompted by the belief that the information will be useful in attempts to make Greek schools more effective. Design/methodology/approach: The participants of the study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Secondary Schools
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Gomez, Martin Omar; Marcoulides, George A.; Heck, Ronald H. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to propose and test a model of school culture and examine data from schools in Southern California to identify educationally important aspects of teacher-perceived cultural variables and how these perceptions differentially impact school performance in K-8 and middle school structures.…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, School Culture, Structural Equation Models, Educational Administration
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Tayyaba, Saadia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2010
Purpose: The general objective of this paper is to investigate the mathematics achievement of middle grade students in Pakistan. Specifically: to determine whether mathematics achievement varies systematically across students and schools; to what extent the mathematics curriculum and frameworks are implemented in schools; to what extent gender and…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Homework, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries