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Decision making as an activity of school leadership : a case study.
The purpose of this enquiry is to explore how leadership and decision-making was practiced across various school structures. The research focuses on the practice of decision making as an element of distributed leadership, ...
Beyond the call of duty : a case study of five teacher leaders in a deep rural independent high school in KwaZulu-Natal.
Nowadays, teaching is increasingly becoming a complex task which demands the highest degree of professional practice. Teachers are viewed as agents of change in today’s society and without them; the future of the country ...
'The need to behave as professionals' : a case study of five teacher leaders in an urban primary school in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
South Africa is a complex country that has undergone fundamental changes in the last sixteen years. One of the major areas that have been greatly affected by these changes is education. Due to these drastic changes, schools ...
A qualitative inquiry into the role of the principal and deputy principal in decision making processes in three rural schools in KwaZulu-Natal.
Decision making is a key function of leadership. During Apartheid rule in South Africa, decision making in schools was determined at the national level. A principal’s role was to implement those decisions. Post 1994, ...
Experiences of principals in implementing the professional learning communities in uMbumbulu schools.
Abstract available in print version only.
The role of circuit managers in enhancing instructional leadership practices in schools : a phenomenological approach.
The purpose of this study was to gain a deeper understanding of the role of the circuit managers in enhancing instructional leadership practices in schools. The study explored what circuit managers actually do to support ...
An autoethnographic study of the person in the principal's office.
The role of a school principal is complex and multidimensional, and is pivotal to the success of an educational institution. It is widely recognised by researchers that the effectiveness of a principal depends on his or ...
Going the extra mile : a case study of five teacher leaders in a deep rural primary school.
My study is aligned with the school context. In the school context, there is a formal leadership structure which ensures smooth running of the institution. The success of the school is reliant on the management and leadership ...
Principal's experiences and reflections on participation in the advanced certificate in education : a school leadership programme.
This thesis explored the experiences of five principals enrolled on the Advanced Certificate in Education: School Leadership henceforth referred to as ACESL, and their reflection on the programme in relation to their ...
The nature of participation by the parent component in rural schools governing bodies : a case study of two primary schools in Ntabamhlophe circuit in KwaZulu-Natal.
Since the establishment of SGBs in 1996, one of the key problems confronting provincial education departments has been the building of capacity of SGB members. This is more so in the previously marginalised and disadvantaged ...