NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Education Reform Act 1988…1
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 17 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Elonga Mboyo, Jean Pierre – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Embedding the relational approach as a research project is a viable alternative to normative conceptualisation and practice of leadership. However, as the shift from substantialist assumptions to relational theorising gathers momentum, the evolving nature of the argument so far suggests that more needs to be done to bolster its robustness. Rather…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teaching Methods, Critical Theory, Realism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bogotch, Ira; Bauer, Scott; Su-Keene, Eleanor – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
The purpose of this scholarly essay is to offer a number of logics of academic arguments as follows: leadership as contested/seductive theories, leadership as an organizing activity, and leadership as praxis. Each academic argument presents its own theoretical, communicative and practical challenges, often necessitating a beginning again in search…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Organizational Theories, Praxis, Ambiguity (Semantics)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gurr, David M. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
This paper is a response to recent challenges to educational leadership research from Eacott. Using a personal narrative approach, and drawing, in the main, on research from the International Successful School Principalship Project, it is argued that current research questions are worthwhile, he methodologies used are trustworthy and appropriate,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Research, Principals, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Yavuz, Olcay; Gülmez, Gülçin – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
In an effort to develop and support high quality urban school leaders, this study examined what factors affect pre-service urban school leaders' perception of preparedness for performing instructional leadership activities. The findings revealed that participating in a leadership training program is the only significant factor that predicts urban…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Leaders, Urban Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Zhang, Yuanyuan; Goddard, J. Tim; Jakubiec, Brittany A. E. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
This paper reports on the development of the revised Social Justice Questionnaire (SJQ2), an instrument which permits the quantitative examination of socially just school leadership. The SJQ2 is based on data drawn from an exploratory province-wide study to determine to what extent, and how, school principals on Prince Edward Island understand and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Questionnaires
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Delgado, Manuel Lopez; Loya, Argelia Estrada – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this research was to explore the leadership identity development and preparedness for the role of new appointed school heads to Mexican primary schools that serve indigenous students. The research was framed as a qualitative study and used semi-structured interviews as the method for data collection with twelve appointed school…
Descriptors: American Indians, Profiles, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gurr, David; Drysdale, Lawrie – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
This article describes research on system and school leadership from three perspectives. At the system level, leadership was evident at the senior levels of the central and regional systems, with principal network leaders having potential to exercise occasional leadership. Principals tended not to operate as system leaders because they had limited…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Administrator Responsibility, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sherif, Victoria – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2018
Although considerable research has explored what it means to be a leader from an adult perspective, little has been conducted from the student perspective as an integral component of leadership education, decision making, or educational change. Findings from a longitudinal qualitative case study presented in this article reveal how youth perceive…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Student Leadership, Student Attitudes, Student Empowerment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hairon, Salleh – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
This article provides the practical and theoretical justifications for the growth of teacher leadership, in the Singapore education context. It argues that since 2001, the importance of teacher leadership has been growing, and more significantly in the last five years, which is due to several factors. First, the race towards attaining 21st century…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Foreign Countries, Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ogden, Stephanie B. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
This descriptive case study examined how a principal in an urban elementary school in the southern United States became a leader working for social justice in education. The principal cited her parents' values as contributing to her own seemingly countercultural beliefs and behaviors relating to racial and ethnic diversity, and described schools…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Urban Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Flood, Lee D. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
The purpose of the study was to examine the experiences and influences that aided, prompted, and informed a principal in the south-western United States to act as a social justice leader with a keen focus on creating equitable conditions and outcomes for marginalized students within his school (Bruner, 2008). By employing a fictionalized narrative…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Equal Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
King, Fiona; Robinson, Kerry – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
This special issue set out to explore "Leadership Stories" and in particular "Unlocking the Path to Social Justice Leadership" in various countries around the world. All stories reported by the participants involved in the social justice strand of the International School Leadership Development Network (ISLDN), which defines…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Values, Correlation, Social Justice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Samier, Eugenie A. – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper examines the nature, role and development of biographical studies in educational administration and leadership, how it has changed under neo-liberalism and the challenges posed by postcolonial studies. It first examines the nature and value of conventional Western biographical studies for educational administration, including a number…
Descriptors: Biographies, Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Administrators
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Oplatka, Izhar; Arar, Khalid – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2016
In this article, the authors argue for the foundation of the field of educational administration that is specifically oriented towards the Turkish (and oriental) educational contexts, and is critical about the adoption of 'alien,' imported theories and concepts 'blindly.' Underpinned by literatures from sociology of knowledge, educational research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Educational Practices, Developing Nations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bush, Tony – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2016
Effective leadership and management are increasingly recognised as vital components of successful schooling. This paper examines how they are practiced in England, where there is a high degree of centralization, notably in respect of finance and staffing, but within a tightly constrained curriculum and inspection framework. The paper discusses…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Administrative Organization, Educational Improvement
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2