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Davies, John L. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1982
Analysis of the policy formation processes of a United States school district during a decade of declining enrollment yields some implications in the areas of policy generation dynamics, stages of policy formation, and appropriate leadership styles relevant to British administrators facing enrollment problems. (MJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Comparative Education, Declining Enrollment, Educational Administration
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Kirkham, Glynn – Journal of Educational Administration, 1995
Describes the Headteachers Leadership and Management Programme (Headlamp), a new British national scheme aiming to improve school-management quality. Discusses issues such as entitlement, expectations, competencies, other team players (mentors, local education authorities, and governing bodies), and funding resources. Headlamp needs an integrated…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Management Development
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Louden, William; Wildy, Helen – Journal of Educational Administration, 1999
Describes examples of standards frameworks for principals' work operant in three countries and describes an alternative approach based on interviewing 40 Australian principals. By combining qualitative case studies with probabilistic measurement techniques, the alternative approach provides contextually rich descriptions of growth in performance…
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Dempster, Neil – Journal of Educational Administration, 2000
Examines site-based management's effects on schools, using a Canadian framework and drawing on research from the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia. As branches carrying the "corporate line," schools still lack local decision-making flexibility. Principals' workload is more demanding, and student learning outcomes have not…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries