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Lynch, David; Smith, Richard; Yeigh, Tony; Provost, Steve – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to compare measures of socio-economic status (Index of Community Socio-educational Advantage values (ICSEA)), school performance, school funding and school readiness in terms of their impact on student performance. In this respect, the paper tests the proposition -- given research that suggests the teacher is…
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement
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Sims, Margaret; Waniganayake, Manjula; Hadley, Fay – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore sense-making of early childhood (EC) leaders in EC services rated as exceeding/excellent in Australian accreditation. Design/methodology/approach: An interpretivist ontology and social constructivist epistemology informs the study. The conceptual framework uses the concept of sense-making to explore…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries
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Özaslan, Gökhan – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the various ways in which a group of principals conceptualize the power basis of teachers within teacher-principal interactions. Design/methodology/approach: The present study takes power as a potential to influence people as it was conceptualized in the taxonomy developed by French and Raven…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Fourie, Elsa – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify limitations in managing the implementation of effective teaching and learning in township ECD centres. Design/methodology/approach: This research was grounded in a community-based participatory research approach. A qualitative research design was utilised because phenomena could be studied in terms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Effectiveness, Program Implementation
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Alam, Abdullah; Ahmad, Mushtaq – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of instructional leadership, professional communities and extra "non-teaching" responsibilities for teachers on student achievement. Design/Methodology/Approach: For a sample of 214 teachers from 88 primary schools in Pakistan, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Communities of Practice, Teacher Responsibility, Academic Achievement
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Kasekende, Francis; Munene, John C.; Otengei, Samson Omuudu; Ntayi, Joseph Mpeera – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine relationship between teacher competences and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) with empowerment as a mediating factor. Design/methodology/approach: The study took a cross-sectional descriptive and analytical design. Using cluster and random sampling procedures, data were obtained from 383…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Organizational Culture, Citizenship, Teacher Empowerment
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Ho, Dora; Lee, Moosung; Teng, Yue – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between staff size and perceived organizational support (POS) in early childhood education (ECE) organizations. Design/methodology/approach: A territory-wide questionnaire survey was designed to investigate the perceptions of preschool teachers in Hong Kong on four dimensions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Student Ratio, Preschool Teachers
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Huguenin, Jean-Marc – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is: to measure school technical efficiency and to identify the determinants of primary school performance. Design/Methodology/Approach: A two-stage data envelopment analysis (DEA) of school efficiency is conducted. At the first stage, DEA is employed to calculate an individual efficiency score for each school. At…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Efficiency, School Effectiveness, Elementary Schools
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Stylianides, Marios; Pashiardis, Petros – International Journal of Educational Management, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to investigate the future of education (pre-primary, primary and secondary education) in Cyprus until the year 2020. Design/methodology/approach: A three-round Delphi forecasting technique is used in order to make predictions about the future of schools and schooling in Cyprus based on the opinions of a…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Prediction, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy