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Maxwell-Stuart, Rebecca; Huisman, Jeroen – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: Although there is increasing insight in student engagement (SE) in higher education, there is limited insight in how students experience SE in a transnational setting. The purpose of this paper is to explore SE perceptions and transnational experiences. A model, derived from the literature, representing four student identities (consumer,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Student Experience, Phenomenology
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Khoo, Susie; Ha, Huong; McGregor, Sue L. T. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: This paper focuses on students' perceptions of the quality of non-academic services received in higher education. While the important role played by expectations and perceptions in students' evaluations of such services has been discussed in much of the service quality literature, there is insufficient work in the private tertiary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Services, Surveys
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Toh, Yancy; Hung, Wei Loong David; Chua, Paul Meng-Huat; He, Sujin; Jamaludin, Azilawati – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the dialectical interplay between centralisation and decentralisation forces so as to understand how schools leverage on its autonomous pedagogical space, influence the diffusion of innovations in the educational landscape of Singapore and how a centralised-decentralised system supports (or…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Administrative Organization, Educational Innovation
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Towndrow, Phillip A.; Vallance, Michael – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to detail the necessity for more informed decision making and leadership in the implementation of 1-to-1 computing in education. Design/methodology/approach: The contexts of high-tech countries of Singapore and Japan are used as case studies to contextualize and support four evidence-based recommendations for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Leadership, Computer Uses in Education
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Seong, David Ng Foo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess leadership learning in a principalship development programme. Design/methodology/approach: This case study adopted Popper's three worlds as an analytical framework to assess leadership learning in a principalship development programme. The unit of assessment of learning is knowledge--more…
Descriptors: Leadership, Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Training
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Seong, David Ng Foo; Ho, Jeanne Marie – International Journal of Educational Management, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the process of information communication technology (ICT) reform in a government school in Singapore. The focus is on the distributed leadership actions performed by various individuals, and how the multiple leaders and their leadership practices interacted with one another.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Strategic Planning
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Teo, Raymond; Soutar, Geoffrey N. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the role service quality, satisfaction and commitment play in word of mouth (WOM) formation among adult learners in Singapore. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a quantitative survey of 165 adult students who were enrolled in part-time undergraduate programmes at the Singapore Institute of…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W.; Yuen, Celeste Y. M.; Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2011
Purpose: The main purpose of the present paper is twofold: to examine and compare the current strategies and policies that are employed by the UK, Australia and Singapore and to recommend appropriate strategies and policies to higher education institutions and the Hong Kong government and elsewhere that are interested in expanding their efforts in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Foreign Students
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Ng, Pak Tee; Tan, Charlene – International Journal of Educational Management, 2010
Purpose: This paper seeks to analyse the Singapore government's recent attempt to make Singapore a "Global Schoolhouse" by transforming its tertiary education sector. It aims to examine the government's attempt to promote greater diversity and autonomy in the tertiary education landscape; it also aims to examine the government's systems…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Free Enterprise System, Foreign Countries, Accountability
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Calabrese, Raymond L.; Roberts, B. E.; McLeod, Scott; Niles, Rae; Christopherson, Kelly; Singh, Paviter; Berry, Miles – International Journal of Educational Management, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how practitioners from Canada, the UK, Singapore, and the USA, university educational administration faculty from the USA, and the editor of a premier international journal of educational management engaged in a collaborative process to discover how to improve the preparation and practice of…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
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Sng, Bee Bee – International Journal of Educational Management, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to find out how organizational and contextual factors affect a curriculum change in a University in Singapore. There is a need to research the processes of educational change in Singapore as rapid changes can result in complex problems. The university is chosen as it is at the forefront of the government's…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Engineering, Foreign Countries
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Ng, Pak Tee; Chan, David – International Journal of Educational Management, 2008
Purpose: This paper aims to examine and compare the school excellence model (SEM) approach adopted by Singapore and the school-based management (SBM) approach adopted by Hong Kong. It discusses the implications of such a strategy and the challenges that both Singapore and Hong Kong schools face in navigating a new paradigm of managerialism while…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Educational Quality, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Chan, David; Tan, Jason – International Journal of Educational Management, 2008
Purpose: This paper aims to trace the evolution of two initiatives--the direct subsidy scheme and independent schools initiative--their genesis, rationale, current form and take-up rate. It also analyses them as education reforms in terms of policymaking dynamics. The very notion of the term "privatization" will be examined.…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Privatization, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Mok, Ka Ho – International Journal of Educational Management, 2008
Purpose: The principal goal of the article is to examine how Singapore, one of the East Asian tiger economies, has attempted to diversify its higher education system by developing "transnational education" in the island state. Design/methodology/approach: With particular reference to the most recent education reforms and changing higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Hean Lim, Lee – International Journal of Educational Management, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine distinctive features that have surfaced in school leadership development programmes for more than two decades in Singapore. Design/methodology/approach: The paper draws on information gathered from existing literature and the author's involvement in the programmes. Findings: The Diploma in…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Administrator Education
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