The Triple Jeopardy for Muslim Women in Educational Leadership

The Triple Jeopardy for Muslim Women in Educational Leadership

By Shasha Dhesi

The aim of this research is to explore real life experiences of Muslim women in education and educational leadership. It aims to promote an awareness and discussion of the unique experiences of Muslim women and highlights the discrimination and inequities that they face. It gives Muslim women a platform to voice their perceptions and experiences of educational leadership, and thus creates awareness of the challenges they face . . .

Royal Leamington Spa, ENG, GB
Is staff collaboration in sharing practices deemed beneficial?

Is staff collaboration in sharing practices deemed beneficial?

By Sobia Ellahee

The project goal was to establish the need for staff collaboration, with subsequent regular staff meetings to address identified issues. The project took place at an educational centre in Dubai. An initial staff meeting was conducted to obtain ideas about collaboration and identify attitudes of colleagues towards staff collaboration, with information about the focus of the meeting emailed to staff prior to the meeting. The analysis of the background data suggested that cultural and other issues may have influenced the staff’s limited contributions in the staff meeting. The candor and …

Dubai, AE
Changing teacher perspectives: Game-based scenario writing

Changing teacher perspectives: Game-based scenario writing

By Christien Overdiep; André Koffeman

A group of Dutch teachers, as part of their Master’s programme, developed a game that allows teachers to break free from their day-to-day affairs and reflect on futures by designing scenarios about the future of their school. In this game-based approach the journey of scenario exploration is composed of seven steps: (1) choice of a theme and timeframe, (2) selection of …

Utrecht, NL
Leadership and School Effectiveness: Teachers’ Work Lives and Professionalism

Leadership and School Effectiveness: Teachers’ Work Lives and Professionalism

By Effimia Stavrea

This study explored teacher professionalism, perceptions, as well as factors that impact upon their performance and the role of leadership in the enhancement of teacher effectiveness. As the teaching profession has been through harrowing times and the recruitment and retention issue has been a major focus of public attention in the U.K., this study further investigated factors that led to the crisis and sought potential solutions to …

Oxford, ENG, GB