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Cho, Vincent; Hamilton, Erica R.; Tuthill, Kaitlyn F. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Although organizational visions can guide everyday work, little is known about how visions relating to non-academic goals, such as social justice, might be integrated into educators' technology practices. The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze one school's 1:1 iPad initiative, including the potential role played by the…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Educational Objectives, Social Networks, Network Analysis
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Karami-Akkary, Rima; Mahfouz, Julia; Mansour, Samaya – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Emotions of school leaders influence school culture and structure. Understanding emotions is under-researched and under-theorized in non-western contexts, especially during educational change. The purpose of this paper is to understand the nature of the leadership team's (LT's) emotional responses to change, their coping strategies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Educational Change
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Wilkinson, Jane; Edwards-Groves, Christine; Grootenboer, Peter; Kemmis, Stephen – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how Catholic district offices support school leaders' instructional leadership practices at times of major reform. Design/methodology/approach: The paper employs the theory of practice architectures as a lens through which to examine local site-based responses to system-wide reforms in two…
Descriptors: School Districts, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Catholic Schools
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Chapman, Christopher – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Historically, the school effectiveness and improvement movement has focussed its attention on "within school" factors associated with effectiveness and improvement and on the individual school as the primary unit of analysis for improvement and scrutiny purposes. More recently, research has focussed on school-to-school…
Descriptors: Educational Change, School Effectiveness, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries
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Kovacevic, Jasna; Hallinger, Philip – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to quantitatively document and synthesize the knowledge base on leading school change and improvement (LSCI). Design/methodology/approach: The authors employed bibliometric analysis to evaluate 1,613 SCOPUS-indexed documents on LSCI published between 1960 and the end of 2017. In addition to descriptive…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Transformational Leadership, Instructional Leadership
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Yoon, Irene H.; Barton, Annie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In empirical research and practitioner guides, turnaround processes tend to be described in terms of discrete stages and strategies. Though necessary, this characterization belies the twists and turns of turnaround leadership. The purpose of this paper is to expand the assumptions of how turnaround proceeds in linear "chronos"…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Improvement, Accountability, Principals
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Hackmann, Donald G.; Malin, Joel R.; Ahn, Joonkil – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine data use practices within a cross-sector initiative involving high school career academies. It discerns how partners used data to assess the public value of academies and address equity concerns. Design/methodology/approach: A case study methodology was applied to examine cross-sector activities…
Descriptors: Data Use, Career Academies, High Schools, Educational Change
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Sullanmaa, Jenni; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Pietarinen, Janne; Soini, Tiina – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Shared understandings of curriculum reform within and between the levels of the educational system are suggested to be crucial for the reform to take root. The purpose of this paper is to explore variation in perceived curriculum coherence and school impact among state- and district-level stakeholders. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Differences, Stakeholders, Attitudes, School Effectiveness
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Bush, Tony; Ng, Ashley Yoon Mooi – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present and discuss the findings from research on the relationship between leadership theory and policy reform in Malaysia. Distributed leadership is normatively preferred in the Malaysia Education Blueprint (MEB), the country's major policy reform document. The research was conducted in two dissimilar…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Centralization, Educational Change, School Effectiveness
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Sleegers, Peter – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In the author's reflection on the special issue, the author will start with a brief discussion of the different theoretical, methodological and empirical contributions of the articles. In addition, the author will argue that the challenge for research on school-non-governmental organization (NGO) interactions is to move beyond the use of…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Nongovernmental Organizations, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Glazer, Joshua L.; Groth, Laura; Beuche, Blair – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: This paper considers the implications of reform efforts that rely on charter management organizations to assume operational control of underperforming neighborhood schools. The purpose of this paper is to examine the way in which changes to the education sector place enormous pressure on these organizations to both manage instruction and…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, School Administration, Educational Change, Governance
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Tamir, Eran; Yemini, Miri; Tucker, Khen – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to map, characterize and conceptualize the press discourse of NGO-school interactions within public education in Israel and in England. Design/methodology/approach: The study is based on a corpus of articles published in key elite and popular daily newspapers in Israel and in England. The data were analyzed…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Interaction, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Peurach, Donald J.; Cohen, David K.; Spillane, James P. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine relationships among governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and the organization and management of instruction in US public education, with the aim of raising issues for cross-national research among countries in which the involvement of non-governmental organizations is…
Descriptors: Correlation, Nongovernmental Organizations, Public Agencies, Educational Administration
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Kolleck, Nina – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to address school-NGO interactions by analyzing the power of foundations -- a specific type of third sector organization or NGO in education. Design/methodology/approach: Data are collected through a quantitative survey, qualitative interviews, official documents, reports and websites. Social network analysis…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Nongovernmental Organizations, Philanthropic Foundations, Partnerships in Education
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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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