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Wang, Fei – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Principals' leadership has become a subversive activity that is carried out strategically to challenge and disrupt the status quo and resist policies and practices that are counterproductive to their work. The purpose of this paper is to reveal subversive tactics principals use in pursuit of justice and equity in schools and identify…
Descriptors: Principals, Power Structure, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Sun, Jingping – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: This study is a quantitative exploration of a new construct the authors label as "academic culture (AC)." Treating it as generalized latent variable composed of academic press (AP), disciplinary climate (DC), and teachers' use of instructional time, the purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of this construct to be a…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Learning Processes, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Status
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Ryan, James; Tuters, Stephanie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe a study that explores the discreet activist strategies of educational leaders who promote social justice. Design/methodology/approach: Part of a larger project, this study employed qualitative methods. In particular, researchers interviewed 26 leaders--principals, vice principals, department heads,…
Descriptors: Activism, Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Qualitative Research
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Cherkowski, Sabre; Walker, Keith – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify and elaborate on the construct of flourishing in schools as understood through the stories and explanations provided by a small group of public school principals. Framed within a positive organizational perspective, the specific objectives of this study are: to identify how school leaders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Public Schools
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Riveros, Augusto; Verret, Carolyne; Wei, Wei – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The guiding question of this study is: how is the Ontario Leadership Framework (OLF) translated into practices in elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario? The purpose of this paper is to provide a contextual account of the processes by which school leadership standards are incorporated into the practices of school…
Descriptors: Leadership, Urban Schools, Educational Practices, Leadership Effectiveness
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Cho, Vincent – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: Although there has been increasing optimism about the potential for social media platforms such as Twitter to support educators' professional learning, it is yet unclear whether such promises hold true. Accordingly, the purpose of this paper is to explore school administrators' use of Twitter for professional learning.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Social Media, Mass Media Use, Semi Structured Interviews
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Azah, Vera Ndifor – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to inquire about the characteristics of effective school leadership networks and the contribution of such networks to the development of individual leaders' professional capacities. Design/methodology/approach: The study used path-analytic techniques with survey data provided by 450 school and district leaders…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Networks, Leadership Qualities, Path Analysis
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Winton, Sue; Pollock, Katina – Journal of Educational Administration, 2013
Purpose: The aim of the paper is to argue that principal preparation programs should help candidates: recognize the political role of the school principal; develop political skills (including the ability to strategically appropriate policy); and understand that the political approach of the principal influences teaching, learning, relationships,…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Principals
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Walker, Keith; Kutsyuruba, Benjamin; Noonan, Brian – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the trust-related aspect of the work of school principals. The authors' exploratory examination of the Canadian school principals' perceptions of their moral agency and trust-brokering roles described their establishing, maintaining, and recovering of trust in schools. This article is delimited to…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Foreign Countries, Ethics, Instructional Leadership
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Dinham, Stephen; Crowther, Frank – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to serve as an introduction to and overview of this special issue of the "Journal of Educational Administration" entitled "Building organisational capacity in school education". The co-editors have solicited contributions from authors in Wales, Australia, Canada, the USA, England, Hong Kong and New…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Leadership
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Fink, Dean – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: A crucial aspect of a school's capacity to promote and sustain change and improvement in student learning is the depth, breadth and endurance of both its formal and informal leadership. Shortages of willing leaders, however, have forced governments around the world to expend a considerable amount of time, effort, and money to fill up the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Recruitment, Leadership Training
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Schmidt, Michele J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the argument that leadership preparation programmes in the new millennium should be required to train school leaders emotionally as well as cognitively. A number of scholars have stressed that leaders are increasingly working within roles that are politically sensitive, conflicted and complex,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Principals, Administrator Education
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Langlois, Lyse; Lapointe, Claire – Journal of Educational Administration, 2010
Purpose: In response to the growing need for educational leaders who possess ethical, critical and reflective qualities, a training program was developed based on ethics as a reflective critical capacity and on Starratt's three-dimensional model. This paper aims to describe the impact of the program on ethical decision making and on educational…
Descriptors: Expertise, Action Research, Interviews, Program Effectiveness
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Roberts, Lance W. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to argue that taking the educational purposes of schools into account is central to understanding the place and importance of facilities to learning outcomes. The paper begins by observing that the research literature connecting facility conditions to student outcomes is mixed. A closer examination of this…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Educational Facilities Improvement, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Scott, Shelleyann; Webber, Charles F. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2008
Purpose: This paper aims to use the results of three research initiatives to present the life-long learning leader 4L framework, a model for leadership development intended for use by designers and providers of leadership development programming. Design/methodology/approach: The 4L model is a conceptual framework that emerged from the analysis of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Training Methods
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