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Szeto, Elson; Cheng, Annie Yan Ni – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Empirical research on leadership for social justice is in progress in many parts of the world. The purpose of this paper is to explore principals' school-leadership journeys in response to social-justice issues caused by specific contextual changes at times of uncertainty. It seeks to answer the following key questions: What…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Social Justice, Leadership
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Lee, Daphnee Hui Lin; Chiu, Chi Shing – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how principals' leadership approaches to teacher professional development arise from school banding and may impact upon teacher professional capital and student achievement. Design/methodology/approach: The case study is situated within the context of school-based management, comprising reflective…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Faculty Development, School Based Management
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Szeto, Elson; Lee, Theodore Tai Hoi; Hallinger, Philip – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a research synthesis of substantive findings drawn from studies of educational leadership and management in Hong Kong between 1995 and 2014. The goal of the research synthesis was to identify and elaborate on key trends identified by scholars who studied educational leadership in Hong Kong over the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Instructional Leadership, Literature Reviews
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Lee, Moosung; Walker, Allan; Chui, Yuk Ling – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of different dimensions of instructional leadership on student learning in Hong Kong secondary schools, whose broader institutional contexts are critically characterized by high accountability policy environments. Design/methodology/approach: This study utilizes standardized test scores…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Interaction Process Analysis, Standardized Tests, Educational Change
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Walker, Allan; Kwan, Paula – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to report a study of the strategies members of principal selection panels use to select the best candidate for a principal position. Design/methodology/approach: The study draws on both qualitative and quantitative data. The quantitative analysis drawn on data collected from school supervisors and school…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Principals, Preferences, Personnel Selection
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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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Bain, Alan; Walker, Allan; Chan, Anissa – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: The paper aims to describe the application of theoretical principles derived from a study of self-organisation and complex systems theory and their application to school-based capacity building to support planned change. Design/methodology/approach: The paper employs a case example in a Hong Kong School to illustrate the application of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Systems Approach, Educational Change, Sustainability
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Kwan, Paula – Journal of Educational Administration, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine first the job responsibilities undertaken by vice-principals and second to investigate the respective contribution of each job responsibility in preparing them for the principalship. Because new principals are drawn predominantly from the ranks of vice-principals in Hong Kong, it is important to…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Foreign Countries, Methods, Principals
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Chiu, Ming Ming; Walker, Allan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2007
Purpose: This article aims to instigate a focused dialogue of social justice in Hong Kong schools and of the responsibilities this holds for school leaders. Design/methodology/approach: The authors draw on economic, psychological, and sociological research to illustrate how the unequal allocation of resources and school status hierarchies affects…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Resource Allocation
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Cheung, Robin Man-biu; Walker, Allan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to one's understanding of how beginning principals in Hong Kong exercise leadership by exploring the concurrent influence of their inner worlds and the external contexts on their leadership within a reforming environment. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a study of the work lives of beginning principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Beginning Principals, Leadership Training
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Ho, Esther Sui-chu – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This paper aims to identify and compare the nature of decentralization that has emerged in three important Asian societies after a decade of their involvement in the decentralization movement. Design/methodology/approach: Data from the first cycle of the program for international student assessment were analyzed to investigate educational…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, Administrative Organization, Foreign Countries, Asian Culture
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Lam, Y. L. Jack – Journal of Educational Administration, 2005
Purpose: The present study attempted to explore the relationship between teacher learning and student learning under different school structural conditions. Design/methodology/approach: Some 1,330 teachers from 29 secondary schools of different community backgrounds and student academic abilities in Hong Kong were surveyed, using instruments from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Organization, Teacher Surveys, Secondary Schools
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Pang, Nicholas S. K. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1996
Surveying a sample of 101 teachers from 14 Hong Kong secondary schools, a 1994 study examined the relationship of school organizational values and teachers' feelings. A LISREL computer program analyzed data from two questionnaires. Cultural linkage in schools seems to promote teachers' feelings of commitment, job satisfaction, and community.…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Community, Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction
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Dimmock, Clive; Walker, Allan – Journal of Educational Administration, 1998
Outlines three 1990s reforms in Hong Kong affecting curriculum and management: the School Management Initiative, the target-oriented curriculum, and an education commission report on quality education. Reviews reforms' effects and discusses the need to reorient the current school-based management system and recognize Hong Kong's societal culture.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – Journal of Educational Administration, 1991
Investigates the relationship between principal leadership style and organizational process in secondary schools and identifies effective leadership styles, based on a survey involving 64 secondary schools and 672 teachers in Hong Kong. Results indicate a strong relationship of leadership to organizational process. (37 references) (MLH)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Leadership Effectiveness
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