Different contexts, different problems? Comparing the views of English headteachers and Hong Kong principals

Mike BOTTERY, Siu Keung George NGAI, Ping Man WONG, Ping Ho WONG

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Abstract

The article focuses on a study which compared the views of head teachers in England and principals in Hong Kong, China on various issues related to school administration. The study included 24 participants who were interviewed for one to two hours. The results of each interview were transcribed and created the portrait of the study participants. It concluded that there is a variation in the way headteachers and principals responded to major issues. Copyright © 2007 Sage Publications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-18
JournalManagement in Education
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Citation

Bottery, M., Ngai, G., Wong, P. M., & Wong, P. H. (2007). Different contexts, different problems? Comparing the views of English headteachers and Hong Kong principals. Management in Education, 21(4), 14-18.

Keywords

  • Teachers -- Attitudes
  • School principals
  • Challenges
  • Context
  • England
  • Headteachers
  • Hong Kong
  • Principals

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