Search for dissertations about: "School leadership"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words School leadership.

  1. 1. What Role of God and National Curriculum in School life? : A Comparative Study of Schools with a Muslim Profile in England and Sweden

    Author : Åsa Brattlund; Holger Daun; Geoffrey Walford; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic school; Muslim; Muslim school; Primary school; comparative study; International Education; independent school; school leader; intercultural; confessional school; faith school; religious education; confessional; school head; islamiska skolor; muslim; muslimska skolor; grundskolor; jämförande studie; internationell pedagogik; interkulturell; konfessionella skolor; religiösa skolor; skolledare; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education; comparative; islamisk skola; muslimsk skola; grundskola; friskola; fristående skola; konfessionell skola; religiös skola; religionsundervisning; konfessionell; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of principles and ethics that dominate four schools with a Muslim profile, two in Sweden and two in England.The specific objectives of the study are:  to examine educational policies with regard to primary schools with a confessional orientation in Sweden and England; to compare two primary schools with a Muslim profile in Sweden with two such schools in England; and in these four schools to describe and examine the manner in which school heads, teachers and other staff deal with the encounters between the values found in the national curriculum of Sweden and England respectively and the principles and ethics embodied in their private philosophy of life; to describe and examine the views of school heads, teachers and other staff on school leadership and any educational, ideological or personal role model they emulate; to describe and examine the expectations and views of parents with regard to the school with a Muslim profile; and describe the views of the pupils regarding their schools and the norms and values in school and; finally, to examine the attitudes of some local authority politicians in Sweden to MP schools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distributed Leadership in Local School Organisations. Working for School Improvement?

    Author : Mette Liljenberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : distributed leadership; institutional perspective; school improvement; capacity building; local school organisation; teacher team; school leadership; principal; teacher;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its point of departure from the recent increased interest in leadership, and especially distributed leadership. Educational research states that if schools are to meet future demands, leadership must rest on trust within the organisation and distributed leadership must be understood, in the frame of professional collaboration and social learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Successful Principal Leadership: : Prerequisites, Processes and Outcomes

    Author : Monika Törnsén; Olof Johansson; Ingrid Nilsson; Ulf P. Lundgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; success; principal; successful school; frame factor model; prerequisite; process; outcome; pedagogical leadership; equivalence; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis' main theme is successful principal leadership in secondary schools within the Swedish education system. Successful principal leadership is examined from three perspectives: What are the processes of a successful principal? Do the leadership processes relate to successful academic and social outcomes of schools? What are the prerequisites for successful principal leadership? The Frame Factor Model and the three concepts of prerequisites, processes and outcomes constitute an overarching framework. READ MORE

  4. 4. Internal capacities for school improvement : Principals' views in Swedish secondary schools

    Author : Conny Björkman; Anders Olofsson; Olof Johansson; Kauko Hämäläinen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school improvement; successful schools; capacity building; internal capacities; collaboration forms; staff development; leadership; principals´ views; Education; Pedagogik; principals views;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse principals´ views of collaboration forms, staff development and leadership, as critical internal capacities for school improvement, in five more successful and four less successful Swedish secondary schools, and compare the qualitative similarities and/or differences in the principals´ views at the level of schools. A successful school is understood to be a school where pupils accomplish both the academic objectives and the social/civic objectives in the National Curriculum. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing for Transformational Change in School : Digitalizing the Digitized

    Author : Annika Agélii Genlott; Åke Grönlund; Annika Andersson; Olga Viberg; Ulf Melin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design Science Research; Digitalization; Information Systems artifact; School organization; School leadership;

    Abstract : Digital technologies have gained a prominent role in education and schools, but research concerning how digital technologies can create better conditions for improved teaching and enhanced learning for students is scarce and inconclusive. Successful use of digital technologies requires a complex combination of interacting factors, including integrating technology and pedagogy as well as organizing and leading a structured transformation process. READ MORE