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Hover, H. C., Merok Paulsen, J., Nihlfors, E., Kofod, K. K., Kanervio, P. & Pulkkinen, S. (2014). Control and trust in local school governance. In: Lejf Moos & Jan Merok Paulsen (Ed.), School Boards in the Governance Process : . Dordrecht: Springer
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Control and trust in local school governance
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2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: School Boards in the Governance Process  / [ed] Lejf Moos & Jan Merok Paulsen, Dordrecht: Springer, 2014Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Dordrecht: Springer, 2014
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89373 (URN)9783319054933 (ISBN)3319054937 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-05-28 Laget: 2014-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Moos, L., Merok Paulsen, J., Nihlfors, E., Kanervio, P. & Pulkkinen,, S. (2014). Educational Governance: Politics, Administration and Professionalism. In: Leif Moos, & Jan Merok Paulsen (Ed.), School Boards in the Governance Process: . Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Educational Governance: Politics, Administration and Professionalism
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2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: School Boards in the Governance Process / [ed] Leif Moos, & Jan Merok Paulsen, Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2014Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2014
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89376 (URN)9783319054933 (ISBN)3319054937 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-05-28 Laget: 2014-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Nihlfors, E. & Johansson, O. (2014). Låt rektor och förskoelchef få leda! (1ed.). In: E. Nihlfors och O. Johansson (Ed.), SKolledare i mötet mellan nationella mål och lokal policy: (pp. 231-239). Gleerups Utbildning AB
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Låt rektor och förskoelchef få leda!
2014 (svensk)Inngår i: SKolledare i mötet mellan nationella mål och lokal policy / [ed] E. Nihlfors och O. Johansson, Gleerups Utbildning AB, 2014, 1, s. 231-239Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Gleerups Utbildning AB, 2014 Opplag: 1
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-93722 (URN)9789140687647 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-09-30 Laget: 2014-09-30 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Merok Paulsen, J., Strand, M., Nihlfors, E., Brinkkjaer,, U., Kanervio, P. & Pulkkinen, S. (2014). Multi Level Governance. In: L. Moos, & J. Merok Paulsen (Ed.), Educational Governance research: . Dordretch: Springer
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2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: Educational Governance research / [ed] L. Moos, & J. Merok Paulsen, Dordretch: Springer, 2014Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Dordretch: Springer, 2014
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89377 (URN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-05-28 Laget: 2014-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Johansson, O. & Nihlfors, E. (2014). Nationell utbildningspolitik möter kommunala genomförandestrukturer (1ed.). In: E. Nihlfors och O. Johansson (Ed.), Skolledare i mötet mellan nationella mål och lokal policy: (pp. 13-24). Gleerups Utbildning AB
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Nationell utbildningspolitik möter kommunala genomförandestrukturer
2014 (svensk)Inngår i: Skolledare i mötet mellan nationella mål och lokal policy / [ed] E. Nihlfors och O. Johansson, Gleerups Utbildning AB, 2014, 1, s. 13-24Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Gleerups Utbildning AB, 2014 Opplag: 1
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-93719 (URN)978-91-40-68764-7 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-09-30 Laget: 2014-09-30 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Nihlfors, E., Skedsmo, G., Merok Paulsen, J., Moos, L., Kanervio, P. & Pulkkinen, S. (2014). Role and influence of school boards in improving educational quality. In: Lejf Moos, & Jan Merok Paulsen (Ed.), School Boards in the Governance Process: . Dordrecht: Springer International
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Role and influence of school boards in improving educational quality
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2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: School Boards in the Governance Process / [ed] Lejf Moos, & Jan Merok Paulsen, Dordrecht: Springer International , 2014Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Dordrecht: Springer International, 2014
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89375 (URN)3319054937 (ISBN)9783319054933 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-05-28 Laget: 2014-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Johansson, O., Nihlfors, E. & Jervik Steen, L. (2014). School Boards in Sweden. In: Leif Moos, & Jan Merok Paulsen (Ed.), School Boards in the Governance Process: (pp. 67-83). Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>School Boards in Sweden
2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: School Boards in the Governance Process / [ed] Leif Moos, & Jan Merok Paulsen, Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2014, s. 67-83Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
Abstract [en]

The school law has strengthened the rights for the pupils and parents not only through the possibility to choose the school but also to test decisions taken by the law in court. The state inspection has a great number of possibilities to act against schools that don’t fulfill the law.

When the principal needed support, they gave their demands to the school owner. We call this “under-pressure”. Often the demands are about resources. These negotiations affect the relations between the principal and the school owner, as well as between principals, teachers, and parents who have often been involved.

The strong and direct state regulation of the schools, together with a separate system for the allocation of money between states and municipalities, seems to have strengthened the relation between the state and the school and weakened the relation between the schools and the municipality (Nihlfors E, Johansson O, Rektor – en stark länk i styrningen av skolan [The school principal-a strong linkage in school governing]. SNS Förlag, Stockholm, 2013).

At the same time, well-educated, dedicated board members with an interest in education work as spare-time politicians and want to make a difference. The communication with the principals is not frequent, and they heavily rely on the information from the superintendent. Also the board members look to the national level and trust the state inspection more than they trust their own evaluations.

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Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2014
Serie
Educational Governance Research ; 1
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89372 (URN)10.1007/978-3-319-05494-0_5 (DOI)978-3-319-05493-3 (ISBN)978-3-319-05494-0 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-05-28 Laget: 2014-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Nihlfors, E. & Johansson, O. (Eds.). (2014). Skolledare i mötet mellan nationella mål och lokal policy (1ed.). Gleerups Utbildning AB
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Skolledare i mötet mellan nationella mål och lokal policy
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Gleerups Utbildning AB, 2014. s. 249 Opplag: 1
Emneord
skolledare, yrkesroller
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Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-93718 (URN)9789140687647 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-09-30 Laget: 2014-09-30 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Merok Paulsen, J., Johansson, O., Moos, L., Nihlfors, E. & Risku, M. (2014). Superintendent leadership under shifting governance regimes. International Journal of Educational Management, 28(7), 813-822
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Superintendent leadership under shifting governance regimes
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2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: International Journal of Educational Management, ISSN 0951-354X, E-ISSN 1758-6518, Vol. 28, nr 7, s. 813-822Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the superintendent position, its relation to the local political system and the function as superior of principals in the school district in order to illuminate important district-level conditions for student learning. Influences from historical legacies and policy cultures are investigated by means of cross-country case analyses.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper is based on data from national surveys of superintendent leadership in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway.

Findings

A key point is the observation of a mix-mode system of hard and soft governance. Municipalities, schools, teachers and pupils are – in different degrees across the Nordic countries – subjected to external evaluation and assessment by central control agencies, where the streams of reports, assessments and performance data are assembled. However, shifts in the governance systems are only modestly reflected in the self-reports on the superintendents’ role. Overall, superintendents in the cases express a self-preferred leadership style as professional learning facilitators who focus on pupil orientation, which positions the superintendent in “crossfires” between conflicting stakeholder demands.

Research limitations/implications

The paper reinforces the importance of superintendent leadership in local school governance. It underscores the importance that superintendents facilitate learning conditions for school leaders, teachers and students, which we see as a promising path for further research.

Originality/value

The paper provides empirical evidence regarding superintendent leadership situated in local social and political contexts within the Nordic countries. The cross-country analysis illuminates how path-pendent historical legacies mediate current reform trends.

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014
Emneord
Quality assurance, School governance, School principals, Educational governance, Superintendent leadership, School district
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-93745 (URN)10.1108/IJEM-07-2013-0103 (DOI)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-09-30 Laget: 2014-09-30 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
Johansson, O. & Nihlfors, E. (2014). The Swedish superintendent in the governing structure of the school system. In: Nir, Adam E. (Ed.), The educational superintendent between trust and regulation: an international perspective (pp. 193-206). Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>The Swedish superintendent in the governing structure of the school system
2014 (engelsk)Inngår i: The educational superintendent between trust and regulation: an international perspective / [ed] Nir, Adam E., Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014, s. 193-206Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Fagfellevurdert)
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Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014
Serie
Education in a competitive and globalizing world series
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urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-89379 (URN)9781629489827 (ISBN)1629489824 (ISBN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2014-05-28 Laget: 2014-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-07bibliografisk kontrollert
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