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Lebental, Dana M. – Planning and Changing, 2015
This quantitative investigation focuses on women high school principals at Jewish secular schools throughout Israel. Despite challenges, Israeli women have succeeded in obtaining over half of the principal positions at Jewish secular high schools, but the degree to which there is equal gender access to leadership roles in the school system remains…
Descriptors: Geographic Distribution, Principals, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Malachias, Rosangela; dos Santos, Maria E. Rosa; de Aguiar, Lairce Rodrigues – Planning and Changing, 2015
This essay presents the Educational Policy from Mauá, which has been, as the epigraph says, built and organized by articulating thoughts from different people and institutions. At the level of democratic and popular governments of city, the women's leadership in education has been essential to identify the needs of the population and the educators.
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Needs Assessment, Community Needs, Women Administrators
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Doerrer, Sarah – Planning and Changing, 2015
Although women outnumber men in higher education participation in many regions, there is still a gender gap in Sub-Saharan Africa, with far fewer females enrolling than males. This is true even with affirmative action policies in place in many university settings. Not surprisingly, there is a corresponding dearth of female leadership in African…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Equal Education, Gender Differences
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Muñoz, Marco A.; Owens, Deborah; Bartlett, Carol – Planning and Changing, 2015
Current societal demands have increased the role of schools. The Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC) seek to link students, families, and communities, using the school as the nexus for much needed services. The FRYSC offer a myriad of interventions aimed at removing non-academic barriers that hinder academic success for students…
Descriptors: Barriers, Urban Schools, Social Services, Intervention
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Yu, Wai-Ming – Planning and Changing, 2015
This paper reports a case study of four project schools in the primary school context of Hong Kong. It has investigated how teachers who were assigned subject panel head's and curriculum leader's roles perceived the student assessment reform and how they experimented with new assessment strategies in the school policy and classroom practice. The…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies, Student Evaluation
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Jones, Christopher M.; Thessin, Rebecca A. – Planning and Changing, 2015
This literature review examines the existing literature on the role of the principal in the change process to create a context for change to both develop professional learning communities (PLCs) and sustain a context of continuous improvement over time. The Brown and Anfara (2003) framework was used as a theoretical lens to analyze the literature…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Communities of Practice, Administrator Role, Principals
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Husband, Terry; Hunt, Carolyn – Planning and Changing, 2015
In 2001, the U.S. congress signed the No Child Left Behind bill into law. Arguably, this has been one of the most significant educational reform policies of the 21st century. Much has been written about its effect on students, teachers, curriculum, administrators and others. Nonetheless, a comprehensive review of the empirical studies on NCLB does…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Change
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Khalifa, Muhammad A.; Bashir-Ali, Khadar; Abdi, Nimo; Witherspoon Arnold, Noelle – Planning and Changing, 2014
This article examines school leadership behaviors and understandings of Somaliland school principals. By using postcolonial theory and critical phenomenology, we explore culturally responsive leadership in Northern Somalia; we expound on the unique ways that school leaders enact school leadership, and interact with the students, families, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Sider, Steve; Jean-Marie, Gaëtane – Planning and Changing, 2014
In this study, we consider three school leaders in Haiti who provide examples of innovative and exemplary leadership practices in the midst of challenging circumstances. Using a framework of innovative (Moolenaar, Daly, & Sleeger, 2010; Rogers, 2003) and exemplary leadership practices (Kouzes & Posner, 2006), we examine three themes that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Qualities
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Abaya, Joel; Normore, Anthony H. – Planning and Changing, 2014
This article is based on a qualitative case study carried out along the Nyanza-Rift Valley Provinces border in Southwestern Kenya. The purpose of this paper is to examine the context in which school leader's work and operate in southwestern Kenya. We further postulate how best the influence of these contexts can be minimized through the formation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Trust (Psychology), Secondary Schools
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Douglas, Ty-Ron M. O. – Planning and Changing, 2014
This paper examines the educational pathways of Black Bermudian males whose experiences with leaders in schoolhouse and community-based pedagogical spaces (i.e. sports, social clubs and neighborhoods) offer insights into how Black Bermudian males navigate conflicts between schoolhouse values and the ideologies espoused in community-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Blacks, Neighborhoods
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Brooks, Jeffrey S.; Sutherland, Ian E. – Planning and Changing, 2014
This case study of school leaders in the Southern Philippines explored principal perspectives on local dynamics that facilitate and impede meaningful educational change. The research indicated that change is a complicated proposition in the region, and that some principals are better or worse equipped to lead depending on a variety of cultural,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Brooks, Melanie C.; Sungtong, Ekkarin – Planning and Changing, 2014
The purpose of this study was to understand the experiences, issues, and concerns Thai government school principals have about the presence of armed military guards and how this helps or impedes their school leadership. Data were taken from a larger ongoing study of this topic and the findings suggest that the military protection of schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Military Personnel
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Marsh, Tyson E. J. – Planning and Changing, 2014
While the January 25th, 2011 Revolution and the Egyptian struggle for democracy seemingly took the world by surprise, it is the culmination of two decades of resistance to neoliberal economic policies that have championed the privatization of public services and the reallocation of public resources and capital into the hands of the Egyptian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Development, Educational Change
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Kearney, W. Sean; Kelsey, Cheryl; Sinkfield, Carolin – Planning and Changing, 2014
This study measures the impact of targeted interventions on the emotional intelligence of aspiring principals. The interventions utilized were designed by Nelson and Low (2011) to increase emotionally intelligent leadership skills in the following six areas: social awareness/active listening; anxiety management; decision making; appropriate use of…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Qualities, Administrator Characteristics, Principals
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