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Arar, Khalid; Abu-Romi, Amal – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the issue of school-based management (SBM) in elementary schools in the Arab education system in Israel, comparing schools experienced in SBM, schools beginning to use SBM and schools that do not use SBM. Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative research used a structured questionnaire to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Based Management, Elementary Schools, Arabs
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Engel, Mimi; Curran, F. Chris – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore variation across principals in terms of the number and types of strategies they engage in to find teachers to fill the vacancies in their schools. The practices that the authors consider to be strategic are aligned with the district's goals and objectives for teacher recruitment.…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Employment Practices, Principals, Teacher Recruitment
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Lambert, Phil; Marks, Warren; Elliott, Virginia; Johnston-Anderson, Natalie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on a study examining the existence and perceived influence of "generational collide" for teachers and leaders across three generations--Baby Boomers, Generation X (Gen X) and Generation Y (Gen Y). The study sought to further determine if a teacher's generation, gender, school level or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Generational Differences, Administrative Change, Gender Differences
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Urick, Angela – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: Decades of research on different leadership styles shows that effective school leadership is the degree of influence or synergy between teachers and principals around the core business of schools, instruction. While various styles, such as transformational, instructional, shared instructional, point to the similar measures of high…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Instructional Leadership, Factor Analysis
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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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Min, Sookweon; Modeste, Marsha E.; Salisbury, Jason; Goff, Peter T. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine what school leadership practices are associated with a school's level of instructional collaboration among school professionals and also investigates what school characteristics are linked to the level of instructional collaboration in a school. Design/methodology/approach: This study drew data from…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teacher Collaboration, Collegiality, Institutional Characteristics
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Wang, Loke Heng; Gurr, David; Drysdale, Lawrie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the characteristics and practices of principals in four successful Singapore primary schools. Design/Methodology/Approach: Multiple perspective case studies were used which included semi-structured interviews with the principal, teaching and non-teaching staff, students, parents and school board…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Effectiveness, Case Studies, Success
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Krishnan, Aparna; Barnett, Kerry; McCormick, John; Newcombe, Geoffrey – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate independent school Boards as teams using a social cognitive perspective. Specifically, the study investigated Board processes and the nature of relationships between Board member self-efficacy, Board collective efficacy and performance of independent school Boards in New South Wales, Australia.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, Investigations, Private Schools
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Boberg, John Eric; Bourgeois, Steven J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: Greater understanding about how variables mediate the relationship between leadership and achievement is essential to the success of reform efforts that hold leaders accountable for student learning. The purpose of this paper is to test a model of integrated transformational leadership including three important school mediators.…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Academic Achievement, Principals, Motivation
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Urick, Angela – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: While school leadership literature has searched for practices with the largest effect on outcomes, we know little about how these behaviors vary by context. Further, recent shifts to include teachers in leadership have prompted a need for purposeful distinction between teacher and principal perceptions and roles. Person-centered…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys, Multivariate Analysis
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Nordholm, Daniel – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the Swedish National Agency for Education's launch of the nationwide Lgr11 curriculum reform and how local education authorities (LEAs) in one municipality translated and responded to the National Agency's directives. Design/methodology/approach: This paper presents empirical data from a qualitative…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Policy, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Benoliel, Pascale; Somech, Anit – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: There has been an increasing trend toward the creation of senior management teams (SMTs) which are characterized by a high degree of functional heterogeneity. Although such teams may create better linkages to information, along with the benefits of functional heterogeneity comes the potential for conflicts that stem from the value…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Administrative Organization, Administrator Effectiveness
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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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Sinnema, Claire; Ludlow, Larry; Robinson, Viviane – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purposes of this paper are, first, to establish the psychometric properties of the ELP tool, and, second, to test, using a Rasch item response theory analysis, the hypothesized progression of challenge presented by the items included in the tool. Design/ Methodology/ Approach: Data were collected at two time points through a survey of…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Item Response Theory, Foreign Countries
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Brown, Chris; Zhang, Dell – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: Whilst beneficial, the use of evidence to improve teaching and learning in schools is proving difficult to achieve in practice. The purpose of this paper is to shed new light on this issue by examining the applicability of a model of rational behaviour as relates to the notion of evidence-informed practice (EIP). Specifically, exploring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence Based Practice, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior
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