School Leaders as Coupling Agents – Mediating Between External Demands and Internal Values

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Liljenberg, Mette (2015)
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
  • Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/edui.v6.25527
  • Subject: education policy, accountability, pedagogical leadership, coupling mechanism, decoupling

The Swedish education system has undergone an extensive transformation and a new policy context characterised by external control, marketing and managerial accountability is now in place. In previous research, the new context has been presented as something school leade... View more
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