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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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Oduol, Truphena; Cornforth, Sue – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to question the usefulness of Euro-Western concepts of principled ethical behaviour for school leaders in non-Euro-Western countries by examining the dilemmas faced by Kenyan educational leaders. Design/methodology/approach: A single, multi-site case study methodological approach was used, and data gathered by…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Barriers, Foreign Countries, 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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Bellibas, Mehmet Sükrü; Gümüs, Sedat – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: While the current knowledge in the field of educational leadership and management (EDLM) has been primarily based on research produced in English-speaking Western societies, there have been significant efforts by other societies to contribute to the knowledge production, especially during the past decade. The purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Educational Research
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Hu, Bi Ying; Li, Yuanhua; Wang, Chuang; Reynolds, Barry Lee; Wang, Shuang – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between school climate and teacher stress. Specifically, the authors construct two parsimonious models to test two main hypotheses. First, whether preschool collegial leadership predicts teachers' job stress through the mediating role of teacher self-efficacy; second, whether…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Preschool Teachers, Stress Variables, Predictor Variables
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Ford, Timothy G.; Olsen, Jentre; Khojasteh, Jam; Ware, Jordan; Urick, Angela – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The actions of school leaders engender working conditions that can play a role in positively (or negatively) affecting teachers' motivation, well-being or professional practice. The purpose of this paper is to explore how leader actions might bring about positive teacher outcomes through meeting teachers' psychological needs at three…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Motivation, Faculty Mobility
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Avidov-Ungar, Orit – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on professional learning communities (PLCs) run for and by teachers to achieve their ongoing professional development and greater pupil attainment. The paper examined principals' perceptions of how such PLCs influence teachers, teacher learning and school processes, and their own involvement in PLCs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Communities of Practice
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Redding, Christopher; Booker, Laura Neergaard; Smith, Thomas M.; Desimone, Laura M. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Administrator support has been identified as a key factor in deterring teacher turnover. Yet, the specific ways school principals directly or indirectly influence teacher retention remain underexamined. The paper aims to discuss this issue. Design/methodology/approach: This study includes a survival analysis to examine when beginning…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence
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Murphy, Gavin – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review and generate themes evident in research on primary and post-primary (secondary) school leadership in the Republic of Ireland (Ireland) from 2008 to 2018. Design/methodology/approach: This paper follows the steps of a systematic review and thematic synthesis. Findings: Following the review, six themes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Educational Research
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Ni, Yongmei; Rorrer, Andrea K.; Pounder, Diana; Young, Michelle; Korach, Susan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Informed by learning transfer theory, the purpose of this paper is to validate the instrument measuring educational leadership preparation program (LPP) quality attributes and graduates' leadership learning and to assess the direct and indirect relationships among them, as reported by program graduates. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Educational Quality, Graduates, Outcomes of Education
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Fuller, Edward; Hollingworth, Liz; An, Brian P. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: There is growing recognition of the importance of educator diversity. The purpose of this paper is to examine the production, placement and employment of school leaders as assistant principals, principals and school leaders in Texas by the intersection of race/ethnicity and gender over 23 years. Design/methodology/approach: This is a…
Descriptors: Principals, Assistant Principals, Administrators, Job Placement
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Benoliel, Pascale; Shaked, Haim; Nadav, Nechama; Schechter, Chen – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Today's educational complexities require principals to adopt a more systemic perspective toward school management. Although research has emphasized the benefits associated with the holistic perspective of systems thinking, research in the educational field has been limited. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mediating role of…
Descriptors: Principals, Systems Approach, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries
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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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Gawlik, Marytza; Allen, Ann – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Analyzing data collected from the charter school board members and the superintendent in a charter school district in a southeastern state about the quality and usefulness of training, the purpose of this paper is to provide an important foundation for understanding training and development for charter school boards in the USA.…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Governing Boards, Readiness, Training
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Tran, Henry; Smith, Doug – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of financial factors on motivating college students to consider teaching in hard-to-staff rural schools. The role of perceived respectability of the profession was also explored. Design/methodology/approach: This work relies on an explanatory sequential mixed-method design, that…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Rural Schools, Professional Identity
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