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Comparative Perspectives on Organizational Learning, Instructional Leadership, and Culturally Responsive Practices: Conclusions and Future Directions

  • Rose M. YlimakiEmail author
  • Stephen L. Jacobson
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Part of the Studies in Educational Leadership book series (SIEL, volume 12)

Abstract

This chapter begins with a further synthesis of the commonalities and differences in capacity building , instructional leadership , and culturally responsive practices as well as recommendations for leadership preparation and policy across the countries included in this text. Next, the chapter highlights the value of comparative and challenges of international research studies to the field of educational administration preparation, practice, and policy . This chapter concludes with suggestions for future research in the international study of successful school principals (ISSPP).

Keywords

Organizational Learning Collective Efficacy School Leadership Head Teacher Leadership Practice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  2. 2.University at BuffaloState University of New YorkBuffaloUSA

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