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Stukalina, Yulia; Roskosa, Antra; Pavlyuk, Dmitry – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the main students' motivators for their migration decisions, which can be used by education managers working in the area of career management in higher education institutions of Latvia. Design/methodology/approach: Performed empirical data analysis is based on a survey data, collected from students…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Student Surveys, Higher Education, Regression (Statistics)
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Page, Damien – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a dialectical framework for the examination of performance management in schools. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper is based upon a qualitative study of ten headteachers that involved in-depth semi-structured interviews. Findings: The findings identified four dialectical tensions that underpin…
Descriptors: School Administration, Guidelines, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Vicente, María Eugenia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review the link between public education policies and institutional practices in Argentina throughout history and today. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology used is in line with socio-educational management studies oriented to analyse educational practices qualitatively from an institutional…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Qualitative Research, Educational History
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Schechter, Chen; Ganon-Shilon, Sherry – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The ongoing challenge to sustain educational reforms requires a learning process through which doubt is induced as a means of fostering productive school change. The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of doubt as well as the doubting process and its importance to the school community, particularly with regard to educational…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Administration, Context Effect, Resistance to Change
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Calabrese, Raymond – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: An appreciative inquiry (AI) collaborative study with 11 school administrators in a highly diverse suburban school district sought to understand if observing and sharing successful school practices/events in a whole group setting led to change in their perceptions, attitudes, and administrative practice. The paper aims to discuss these…
Descriptors: Inquiry, School Administration, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Brooks, Jeffrey S.; Normore, Anthony H. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight issues relayed to appropriate design and conduct of qualitative studies in educational leadership. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper is a conceptual/logical argument that centers around the notion that while scholars in the field have at times paid attention to such dynamics, it is important…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Administration, Research Design, Research Methodology
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Clarke, Marie; Killeavy, Maureen; Ferris, Ruth – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory small-scale study is to examine the intertwined leadership and followership aspects of the roles performed by school-based mentors in the Republic of Ireland. Design/Methodology/Approach: In order to investigate mentor teachers' perceptions of their role with reference to leadership and followership in…
Descriptors: Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Agasisti, Tommaso; Catalano, Giuseppe; Sibiano, Piergiacomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the difference between formal and real school autonomy in the Italian educational system. The Italian case is characterised by low levels of school autonomy. It is interesting to consider whether heterogeneity of patterns is possible in this context. A description of this heterogeneity is provided…
Descriptors: Principals, Educational Change, Institutional Autonomy, Foreign Countries
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Ng, Shun Wing – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report a qualitative study exploring how parents have been included in school governance in Hong Kong and in what ways their roles have been evolving in state education. Design/methodology/approach: The qualitative method was adopted in this exploratory study, the findings of which help provide insights for…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Parent Participation, Participative Decision Making, Educational Administration